Roasted Asparagus with Garlic

a plate of asparagus with garlic
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Prep Time:
15 minutes prep time
Serves 4


  • 1 lb fresh asparagus (medium width)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Lemon wedges, as garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 500°. Rinse asparagus and break off tough ends.
  2. In shallow roasting pan, place asparagus and coat with oil. Sprinkle with garlic and salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Roast uncovered for 6 to 8 minutes (depending on width of spears), shaking pan occasionally.
  4. Serve with lemon wedges.