Asparagus in the Oven

Asparagus in the Oven (Roasted Asparagus)

How to cook Asparagus in the Oven, one of my favorite quick and easy dinner side dishes.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 48 kcal
Author Tracy


  • 1 bunch (about 1 pound) asparagus washed and dried
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F. Trim or snap woody ends from asparagus spears and dry well. Place in a single layer on your baking sheet.

  2. Drizzle with olive oil and shake the tray a couple times to coat the asparagus.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 8 to 15 minutes, until asparagus is tender crisp. Serve and enjoy.