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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon & Capers

This supremely simple recipe is a great way to showcase seasonal asparagus. It’s delicious and goes well with almost everything.

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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon & Capers

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 109kcal
Author: Ricki Heller


  • 2 pounds asparagus spears ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons capers drained
  • Kosher or fine sea salt to taste
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon


  • Preheat the oven to 425ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Lay the asparagus in a single layer on the baking sheet. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with the capers. Sprinkle with salt.
  • Bake until the spears are softened and the tips begin to brown, about 15 minutes. Remove from the oven, sprinkle with the lemon zest and juice, and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Roasted Asparagus with Lemon & Capers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 226mg9%
Potassium 458mg13%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1715IU34%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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