Looking for a new way to jazz up your side veggies? This Balsamic Roasted Asparagus recipe is easy and only takes a couple minutes to prep. You’ll love the flavor!
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This asparagus side dish makes the perfect complement to any Sunday dinner or holiday meal, since it’s pretty enough for company (but easy enough to make on a regular weeknight).
Why roast asparagus?
It is so easy to overcook asparagus, making it limp and bitter-tasting. Instead, roast it quickly with olive oil at a high temperature. You’ll get a better texture!
We roast vegetables often. They’re a favorite way to prepare because it’s quick and easy, and everyone loves the flavor. Give these roasted vegetable recipes a try:
If you’ve never liked asparagus…
I encourage you to try this recipe for roasted asparagus with balsamic vinegar. Just like with Brussels sprouts, the way you cook asparagus can cause it to turn bitter. And don’t mention the limp, gross texture when it is overcooked!
Roasting is the way to go! And for good measure, serve your asparagus with feta cheese. The tang of the cheese and the balsamic vinegar are a great contrast to the earthy flavor of asparagus.
Printable Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Recipe
- 1 lb fresh asparagus, tough ends trimmed
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- Lay asparagus in single layer on cookie sheet.
- In a small bowl, combine garlic, vinegar and olive oil. Sprinkle over asparagus, and roll asparagus in liquid to coat.
- Season asparagus with pepper and salt.
- Roast for 10-13 minutes or just until tender.
- Remove from oven and sprinkle with feta cheese.
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Oval Platter, White
Pompeian Smooth Extra Virgin Olive Oil, First Cold Pressed, 16 FL. OZ.
365 by Whole Foods Market, Vinegar, Balsamic of Modena, 16.9 Fl Oz
Reynolds Kitchens Pop-Up Parchment Paper Sheets
Good Cook 13 Inch x 9 Inch Cookie Sheet
Gorilla Grip Premium Silicone Non Slip Oven Mitt Set of 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 51Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 166mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 3g