Lemon Asparagus

Lemon Asparagus

Emily 0

"My fiance loves this recipe. We often eat it with BBQ during the summer."


25 m servings 118 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 118 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 702 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  2. Coat asparagus with vegetable and arrange on a baking sheet. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  3. Roast in preheated oven until lightly browned at the tips, about 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, combine lemon juice, butter, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon black pepper in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in on high in microwave until butter is completely melted, about 1 minute; stir to combine. Pour butter mixture over roasted asparagus and toss to coat.
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  1. 9 Ratings


I tossed the asparagus with extra virgin olive oil instead of vegetable oil before roasting and I also went a little lighter on the lemon juice, salt and black pepper in the second coating. Very...

I took a look at this recipe, and decided to try it, since we love oven baked asparagus. However, for 2 people, 1+ teaspoon of salt and 1+ teaspoon of pepper sounds like quite a lot! I wound u...

I put olive oil on the asparagus and put in the toaster/convection oven at 425 for 12-15 minutes and use parchment paper to line the pan. No need for broiler. Turns out perfect every time.

The asparagus were great, but I didn't like the lemon butter sauce.

It did not turn out at all for me. should have listened to other comments that said not to put it in for the full 15 mins.

Fantastic! I have NEVER had such good asparagus. I was afraid to use the broiler (I haven't done that before)so I baked it at 450 for about 20 minutes. Instead of vegetable oil I sprayed with...

Amazing recipe ! I baked at 400 degrees for 15 min and used olive oil instead of vegetable !