Baked Asparagus with Garlic and Lemon Recipe

Benefits of Eating Asparagus!

Asparagus is the perfect vegetable for meal prep due to the health benefits associated with it and the fact that it can last for up to 5 days after being cooked. One cup of raw asparagus has the following:

weekly meal prep tips

 

  • 27 calories
  • 0 grams of fat
  • Only 5 grams of carbohydrate
  • 3 grams of sugar
  • 3 grams of fiber
  • 3 grams of protein
  • 70% of your daily vitamin K
  • 20% of vitamin A
  • 17% of folate
  • 16% of iron
  • 13% of vitamin C
  • Thiamin
  • Vitamin E
  • Niacin
  • Vitamin B6
  • Potassium

Baked Asparagus with Garlic and Lemon Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of Asparagus spears

  • 2 – 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 – 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place asparagus into baking pan, and add olive oil, garlic powder, black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice.
  3. Mix the spears and ingredients together until spears are nicely coated.
  4. Bake in oven until spears are tender, (usually 10 to 15 minutes depending on size of spears).
  5. Sprinkle with remaining lemon juice once done.