Roasted asparagus is a very elegant and flavorful asparagus recipe. When you roast the asparagus in the oven, it comes out with the appetizing roasted appearance. Roasted asparagus makes a perfect accompaniment to a main dish – it goes well with all kinds of meat and fish.
Directions For Roasting The Asparagus In The Oven:
To make roasted asparagus, preheat the oven to 400F.
Wash the asparagus and cut off and discard the tough ends of the asparagus (an inch or 2 from the bottom).
Line the baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Put the asparagus on a baking sheet, and drizzle with olive oil. Spread the olive oil with your hands all over the asparagus. Arrange the asparagus on a baking sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle the asparagus with salt and pepper.