Lemon Pepper Asparagus

Fresh and zesty, this Lemon Pepper Asparagus is a delightful side dish that complements any meal. The vibrant flavors of lemon and the earthiness of pepper elevate simple asparagus into a culinary delight.

Lemon Pepper Asparagus

Lemon Pepper Asparagus


  • 1 bunch of fresh asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Wash and trim the tough ends of the asparagus.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, black pepper, and a pinch of salt.
  4. Place the asparagus on a baking sheet and drizzle the lemon pepper mixture over it, ensuring even coating.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the asparagus is tender yet still crisp.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy your flavorful Lemon Pepper Asparagus!

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 90, Fat: 7g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 3g

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