Keto Zone Baked Lemon Asparagus

Do you eat seasonally?

Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables is one of the foundational principles of a healthy and sustainable diet.

Asparagus is a classic springtime veggie. Harvested between February and June, asparagus season usually peaks around April. While asparagus is available year-round in most grocery stores, the best time to eat it is when it is fresh and in season.

The health benefits of asparagus include an array of vitamins and minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and chlorophyll.

If you are looking for a delicious way to get in your seasonal asparagus, then this quick and simple recipe is for you!

Ingredients

2 pounds organic asparagus, trimmed
1/4 cup organic olive oil
1 organic lemon, juiced
4 teaspoons grated lemon zest
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon organic black pepper

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut off the bottom ends of the asparagus.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients.
  4. Toss to fully coat the asparagus.
  5. Arrange asparagus on a large skillet or large baking tray.
  6. Place in pre-heated oven.
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes or until crisp and tender.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

 

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 2

Per Serving:

Calories: 76 kcal

Fat: 7 g

Total Carbohydrates: 4 g

Fiber: 3 g

Net Carbs: 1 g

Protein: 2 g

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