Roasted Asparagus

This simple recipe practically makes itself and the result is an elegant veggie side dish full of flavor! Gently roasted asparagus dressed with the healthy fat of your choice, and seasoned with thyme, sea salt and black pepper makes a Paleo presentation fit for the most casual or fancy occasion.

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Roasted Asparagus

Servings 4

Total Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 52

carbohydrate 5g

protein 2g

fat 4g

Ingredients

  • 1 pound(s) asparagus (about 20 spears)
  • 1 tablespoon(s) coconut oil or tallow or lard
  • 2 teaspoon(s) thyme, dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) sea salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Wash and remove the tough ends of the asparagus.
  3. Place in a roasting pan or on a baking sheet.
  4. Drizzle the oil/fat and thyme over the asparagus and toss together until well coated.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 250 F for 15 more minutes.
  6. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

Photo courtesy: userealbutter.com

Comments

  1. Great recipe. I thought I was going to need Sea Salt with it but did not need to add anything else because it tasted great as is. Will make this recipe again soon.

  2. I used macadamia oil if I recall correctly my first time making this @jkstrachn and it turned out great! Trying it with the coconut oil tonight for hubby’s sake since he’s a coconut fan…me, not sooo much but he’s had a long day at work so anything to make it better for him :)

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