Lemon Garlic Roasted Asparagus

5 30 99
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 3
Lemon Garlic Roasted Asparagus
Health Rating
A great nutrient dense side packed with fiber!

Ingredients


1 bunch Asparagus
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 clove(s) Garlic
1 medium Lemon
1 pinch Salt and pepper

Instructions


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Rinse the asparagus well and cut off about one inch off the bottom of the stems (this part tends to be very fibrous and stringy). it should snap off easily by hand

2. Place the asparagus on a baking sheet lined with foil and drizzle with olive oil.

 

3. Mince the clove of garlic and zest the lemon. Sprinkle salt and freshly ground pepper over the asparagus, add the garlic and half of the lemon zest.

 

4. Toss with your hands until everything is coated in oil and seasoning. Spread the asparagus out so they are in a single layer on the baking sheet.

5. Place the asparagus in the oven. After ten minutes in the oven, use a spatula to stir the asparagus and then roast for ten more minutes.

 

6. After twenty minutes total, the asparagus should be tender and even a little crispy on the tips.

7. When the asparagus comes out of the oven, sprinkle the remaining fresh lemon zest and just a little lemon juice.

 

 

Notes:

AIP friendly

omit Black Pepper


Nutritional Highlights

Asparagus

is a great source of fiber and vitamins A, C and E. It contains a trace mineral called chromium which is effective in improving the bodies response to insulin


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 99
Calories from fat 44
Calories from saturated fat 6.4
Total Fat 4.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 30 mg
Potassium 360 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10.0 g
Dietary Fiber 4.9 g
Sugars 2.8 g
Protein 3.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.3
Vegetables 2.1

Energy sources


Pygal41%463.9098377224892169.32507773360344%317.5669236805301256.6617667707247415%339.3041086944835117.2574316680392341%44%15%CarbohydratesFatProtein
Recipe from:
Side