Garlic Roasted Asparagus

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Spring is just around the corner! No really I looked it up just to make sure. But how I can tell is I was in the grocery store this weekend and they had bunches of asparagus on sale for half of what they usually cost. You can bet I loaded up. We are going to be eating asparagus for awhile.

If you are like me then you probably haven’t really given asparagus a try (other than that one bite your mother MADE you choke down that was absolutely disgusting when you were a child). Well darn it I am a grown up and vegetables don’t frighten me.

I found the best recipe for Garlic Roasted Asparagus you have ever tasted. My entire family (even the 6 and 8 year old) said this was GREAT. I almost took a bow I felt so proud. You can spice up the recipe with some red pepper flakes and bacon bits too, but I was *GASP* all out of bacon (hanging my head in bacon shame). But like I said it passed my family’s test.

So if you have been wanting to get your family to try some asparagus try this great recipe for Garlic Roasted Asparagus. You won’t be disappointed.


Garlic Roasted Asparagus

Garlic Roasted Asparagus


  • 1 bunch washed and trimmed asparagus
  • 3 cloves chopped garlic
  • Olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • red pepper flakes(optional)
  • bacon bits(optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Place the garlic and asparagus in a baking pan. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper (and the red pepper flakes and bacon if you so choose). Give the pan a good shake to make sure the asparagus is coated with olive oil.
  3. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Enjoy!

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