Look for asparagus during the spring when the flavorful, fragrant stalks are at their best. Try it with roasted or grilled fish, but it's also great roughly chopped and tossed into hot pasta or whole grains, too.
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1 1/2 pound asparagus, ends trimmed
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Arrange asparagus on a baking sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle with parsley and garlic, and then drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast until just tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a platter and serve hot.
Per Serving:80 calories (50 from fat), 6g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 120mg sodium, 7g carbohydrates, (3 g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 3g protein.
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