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Roasted Asparagus

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 lbs 908g / 32ozThick asparagus
1 tablespoon 15mlOlive oil
  Coarse salt - to taste
  Lemon wedges - for garnish

Recipe Instructions

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Snap or cut off the fibrous ends of the asparagus and discard.

Place the asparagus in a bowl and toss with the olive oil. Spread it out in a single layer onto a thick, rimmed baking sheet. Roast the asparagus, shaking the pan occasionally, until tender and browned, about 10 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the salt.

Transfer to a heated platter and garnish with the lemon wedges.

This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

Total Carbohydrates: 41.22 grams

Total Carbohydrates minus Fiber: 22.15 grams

Carbohydrates per Serving: 10.30 grams

Carbohydrates per Serving minus Fiber: 5.53 grams


"Don't expect this asparagus to be green and crunchy. It will be browned, soft and sweetly delicious. It needs nothing more than a sprinkling of coarse-grained salt."

Karen's Gourmet Low-Carb Recipes at


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