I know what you’re thinking. It’s only March – we shouldn’t be eating asparagus yet. But last Monday on my way to work my car told me it was ZERO degrees outside. But by the end of the week there was sun and it was 45 °! So I cooked asparagus and bought some tulips. Sometimes you just have to treat yourself.
And asparagus is the perfect way to treat yourself after the winter we’ve had. Spring is coming so you need to remember how to cook this stuff! This barely qualifies as a recipe considering how simple it is.
I just tossed it with some oil, salt, pepper, garlic and lemon juice. And cheese of course!
Happy First Day of Spring! Even if it is snowing again.
Simple Roasted Asparagus
- Serves 2-4
- Total Time 15 minutes
1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 ½ tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice