Lemon Garlic Asparagus Recipe

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Roasted asparagus with garlic, lemon, salt, and a pepper.


  • 1 lb asparagus
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425º
  2. Break woody end of stem off of asparagus – just bend until it naturally breaks
  3. Arrange on a parchment-lined (or greased) baking tray
  4. Drizzle asparagus with olive oil, and toss
  5. Mince 2 cloves of garlic, and sprinkle over asparagus, along with salt and pepper
  6. Slice lemon into about 1/8 inch thick slices and arrange over asparagus
  7. Place baking tray in the middle of preheated oven and roast for 20 minutes or so, until they’ve browned to your liking – it’ll vary depending on how thick your asparagus stems are
  8. Remove from oven, squeeze some of the lemon juice from the lemon slices over your asparagus, and toss again
  9. Serve hot. 
  10. Enjoy!