Lemon Lovers' Asparagus

Lemon Lovers' Asparagus

Roast whole slices of lemon along with the asparagus for a beautiful look and sparkling, bright taste. Great with seafood, especially salmon or scallops.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Fiber Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 10 min 25 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 2 lemons, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano, or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Step 2

Toss asparagus, lemon slices, oil, oregano, salt and pepper on a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, shaking the pan occasionally to toss, until the asparagus is tender-crisp, 13 to 15 minutes.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 91
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Potassium: 241mg
  • Sodium: 302mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1 1/2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2