Simple, fast, and healthy, asparagus roasts in just minutes. Choose fresh, bright green slender spears with tight tips. Plan for 5 spears per person. Delicious garnishes are optional and dress the dish up for a special dinner.
1bundle of asparagustrimmed
Salt and pepper to taste
6slicesProsciuttosliced thin crosswise and crisped in a non-stick fry pan
3-4tablespoonsgrated Parmesan cheese
2-3tablespoons toasted chopped pecans or hazelnuts
1tablespoonfinely chopped fresh chives or parsley
1tablespoonfresh lemon zest
Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Cover a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Place trimmed spears in a single layer in the baking sheet and drizzle with oil, salt and pepper. Roast for approximately 3-4 minutes until just pierced with the sharp tip of a knife. Roast to your own preference and tenderness.Garnish with optional toppings as preferred.
Recipe from Chef Sally Cameron of AFoodCentricLife.com