Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Roasted Margarita Asparagus

Posted by 10 years ago 18 Comments

Sometimes simple is the way to go.

The husband actually ate all his veggies tonight AND I got an unsolicited compliment about them! I still can’t believe it!

Roasted Margarita Asparagus

  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 1 lime cut into thin slices
  • Kosher Salt
  • Non-Stick cooking spray

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.

Break off the ends of the asparagus, wash them and spread on the cookie sheet.

Season liberally with kosher sat. Top with lime slices.

Roast for 10-15 minutes shaking once or twice during cooking.

No nutrition value on this one, the number of servings depends on how many asparagus are in your “bunch” and the ingredients add zip!

See other recipes using: Asparagus, lime

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    February 19, 2008

    As always, your pictures look amazing! I'm making that tomorrow for sure! The DBF loves limes and I love asparagus! It's a match made in heaven! --Sarah

    Dani Spies

    February 20, 2008



    February 20, 2008

    Great idea, Roni! I love Kosher salt on anything and asparagus is one of my favs!


    February 20, 2008

    I'll be trying this. I make my asparagus with lemon all the time, but have never tried it with lime. Thanks Roni!


    February 20, 2008

    Looks great Roni! I'll tell you though, you could have a successful career in food photography. I've never seen food pictures before, that were as beautiful as yours!


    February 20, 2008

    I always use lemon - never thought to use lime. I'm going to try it next time, thanks for the idea!


    February 22, 2008

    A friend of mine recieved some fresh, home-grown grape fruits. So, instead of lime, I use sliced grapefruit atop, and it was a hit! My husband loved it, so it's definitely a winner.


    February 23, 2008

    I made this yesterday for lunch and cannot wait to have the leftovers with my dinner tonight.. Thanks again for all the great recipes! =]


    April 12, 2008

    Wow! I love this recipe. I cooked them exactly as you said and then placed them on top of a ricotta pasta dish that called for asparagus and lemon. Mmm! Thanks for the recipe!


    June 22, 2008

    We made a foil bag and threw them on the grill with some lean steaks. Huge hit, even 2yr old ate up his spears!


    April 12, 2011

    Yum, I've made your recipe a few times now and it's always sooo good. I plan on making this over the weekend with some steamed (over the bbq) rainbow trout.

    Carmina Mcdermitt

    July 31, 2012

    Aside from being a very tasty vegetable, asparagus is also a good source of vitamin B complex group. .;.:, Hope This Helps!">

    Wilson Mcever

    July 31, 2012

    Aside from being a very tasty vegetable, asparagus is also a good source of vitamin B complex group. :'*;, With appreciation">

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    October 31, 2012

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    Arleen Uhlman

    February 19, 2013

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