Roasted Asparagus

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1 1/2

  pounds

  asparagus spears

2

  tablespoons

  olive oil

1

  teaspoon

  kosher salt

1/2

  teaspoon

  ground black pepper

1

  tablespoon

  balsamic vinegar -- optional

Heat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

Cut woody ends of asparagus off. Place in single layer on baking sheet.

Mix oil, salt, and pepper together. Pour over asparagus and toss to coat.

Bake 10 to 15 minutes.

Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

Per Serving: 54 Calories; 5g Fat (70.5% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 315mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat.

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