baked asparagus

Baked Asparagus with Lemon

Course Side Dish
Keyword vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Abbie Gellman


  • 2 pounds asparagus bottoms trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.
  2. Place asparagus on baking sheet. Drizzle oil, salt, and pepper over top. Roast 15 minutes, move around, then roast another 15 minutes (until the level of golden brown and caramelization you like).
  3. Toss with lemon zest and juice.

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