Recipe: Ideal Protein Asparagus

IP Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

roasted asparagusMoms around the world have been saying for years, “Eat your vegetables. They’re good for you!”  You know what…the Moms were right.  

Vegetables are vital for the health and maintenance of our body, and may reduce risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke. But, they don’t have to taste bland.  Here is a delicious Ideal Protein Recipe for Roasted Asparagus sure to tantalize your taste buds!


Ideal Protein Asparagus:

  • 1 bunch of Asparagus
  • 1 teaspoon of grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil


  • Preheat Oven to 450`F and line a large sheet pan with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Arrange asparagus in a single layer on the pan. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and pepper and then drizzle in the oil while whisking.
  • Pour evenly over the asparagus.
  • Toss the asparagus gently with your hands to coat completely.
  • Bake 14 minutes until fork-tender.

Total Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings, about 6 spears each


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