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Roasted Asparagus Salad

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time:  10 minutes
Serves: 6 (6 spears ser serving)
Serving Size:   46 calories, 2g fat, (0 g saturated fat), 3g protein, 5g carbs, 2g fiber, 151mg sodium


1 ½ pounds fresh asparagus

1 tablespoon olive oil    
salt to taste   
freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons vinegar

Cooking Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Prepare the asparagus by cutting off the last inch or so of the woody stalk.

3. Place the asparagus stalks on a baking sheet.  Brush them with olive oil and sprinkle with salt & pepper.

4. Roast in the oven for 10 minutes, until the stalks begin to get tender on the outside. (Thin asparagus spears will take less time.)
5. Toss with the vinegar and serve.

Recipe from: from the book “Great Adventures in Food” by Ellen Haas

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