Children's Health and Wellness

Roasted Asparagus

(Gluten-Free)

Asparagus stalks.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Directions

Trim and wash asparagus. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. When oven is hot, spread 1 tablespoon oil on a baking sheet with edges. Heat for two minutes; add asparagus. Roast for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on thickness of asparagus), shaking once to turn spears. Pour on balsamic vinegar and serve hot or at room temperature.

Serves four

Each serving contains about 53 calories, 3 g protein, 4 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, and 2 mg sodium.

Author: Greatorex, Susan
Online Editor: Metzger, Geri
Online Medical Reviewer: Averett, Jennifer, RD
Date Last Reviewed: 3/28/2013
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