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