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Roasted Asparagus

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Ingredients
  Asparagus 1⁄2 Pound (680 Gram About 1/4 Inch / 6 Mm In Diameter)
  Olive oil 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Balsamic vinegar 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Parmesan cheese 15 Gram (1/4 Cup)
Directions

Place a 10-inch omelette pan in a 500°F (260°C) oven for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus: then set asparagus aside.
Pour oil into pan and swirl to coat pan bottom evenly: then use tongs to roll asparagus in oil.
Return pan to oven and bake until asparagus is tender-crisp to bite (5 to 7 minutes).
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Just before serving, drizzle with vinegar and sprinkle with cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Better Buy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 263 Calories from Fat 169

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.5%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g23.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.2 mg3.4%

Sodium 252.1 mg10.5%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.1%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 11 g21%

Vitamin A 35.5% Vitamin C 21.2%

Calcium 24% Iron 29.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Roasted Asparagus Recipe