Roasted Asparagus

A lot of people wonder the best way to cook asparagus. Roasting asparagus is incredibly easy, enhances the flavor and preserves the texture.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Fresh asparagus spears (allow 6 - 10 spears per person)
Olive oil
Salt and pepper

1) Break off the bottom 3 inches of the asparagus spear and place on a cooking sheet greased with olive oil.

2) Pour about one tablespoon of olive oil for each 10 spears of olive oil right onto the asparagus and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

3) Use clean hands to toss the asparagus with the oil.

4) Bake for 10-20 minutes depending on the thickness of the asparagus. Should be tender when tested with a fork.