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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Zest

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Vegetable
Servings: 2
Author: Aimee


  • 1 lb thin asparagus
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Take the asparagus, and cut off the tough ends (where the woody part ends).
  • Place asparagus on a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil, a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 20 minutes, or until tender.
  • Once done, plate and top with lemon zest from one lemon. Serve with lemon halves for additional lemon flavor, if desired.