Roasted Asparagus and Other Vegetables

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Add dried Italian seasoning or a combination of dried herbs, such as thyme, oregano, or rosemary for added flavor to this roasted vegetable side dish.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Roast Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pound fresh asparagus, trimmed, or other vegetables, (see below)

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs or 2 tsp. dried herbs, crushed (optional)

  • 2 centimeter extra-virgin olive oil

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, shaved

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Heat a heavy shallow baking pan in the oven for 5 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl toss asparagus with herbs, oil, salt, and pepper.

  3. In the hot baking pan spread asparagus in a single layer. Return to oven. Roast, uncovered, until spears are tender when pierced with the tip of a knife, about 10 to 12 minutes, depending on spear thickness, stirring once during roasting.

  4. Remove baking pan from oven. With tongs, transfer asparagus to a serving platter. Sprinkle with shaved Parmesan cheese. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

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Tips

Use dried Italian seasoning or a combination of dried herbs, such as thyme, oregano, or rosemary.

Vegetable Roasting Times:

All roasting times are at 450 degrees F. For vegetables roasted longer than 15 minutes, stir occasionally until they are tender.1 lb. carrots, peeled and cut in 1-inch pieces --35 to 40 minutes1 lb. green beans, trimmed and pre-cooked in boiling water for 2 minutes, then drained --8 to 10 minutes1-1/2 lb. sweet potatoes, thinly sliced --16 to 18 minutes1-1/2 lb. fingerling potatoes, or new potatoes cut in half lengthwise -- 25 to 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

107 Calories
9g Fat
4g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 107
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 243mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 111.1mg 9%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 190mg 4%
Folate, total 40.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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