Oven-Roasted Asparagus

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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2 pounds asparagus, ends trimmed and stalks peeled

6 very thin slices lemon 

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Scatter the asparagus and lemon slices on a baking sheet in a single layer. Toss with the olive oil and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  3. Roast until the asparagus are starting to brown a bit but are still crisp, 6 to 8 minutes. Serve with or without the lemon slices.