Oven Roasted Asparagus with Thyme


prep 0:10       total 0:30


4 servings



1-1/2 lb. asparagus spears (1 bunch)
1 lg. garlic clove; halved
2 tsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
1/2 tsp. dried thyme or
2 tsp. fresh thyme
1/4 tsp. Freshly ground pepper


Preheat oven to 400°F. Snap off tough ends of asparagus; remove scales with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Set aside.

Rub cut sides of garlic over a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; place garlic in dish. Add asparagus; drizzle with oil. Sprinkle asparagus with salt, thyme and pepper; toss gently. Bake at for 20 minutes, stirring once.

Arrange prettily on a platter. Add more fresh thyme. Garnish with thyme sprigs and lemons if desired.

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1 Recipe Reviews


barbmyers reviewed Oven Roasted Asparagus with Thyme on March 4, 2010

This is the easiest and best way to make asparagus.