Featured Recipe: Roasted asparagus

Featured Recipe: Roasted asparagus

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Directions

Trim and wash asparagus. Preheat oven to 425°F. When oven is hot, spread 1 tablespoon oil on a baking sheet with edges. Heat for 2 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 4

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.

Online Medical Reviewer: Poulson, Brittany, RD, CDE Online Medical Reviewer: Wilkins, Joanna, RD, CD Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2016 © 2000-2017 The StayWell Company, LLC. 780 Township Line Road, Yardley, PA 19067. All rights reserved. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professional’s instructions.

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