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Sensational Asparagus

Celebrate the arrival of spring with this light and delicious—and easy-to-prepare—recipe

Sensational Asparagus


¼ c. vegetable oil
1 ½ Tbsp. concentrated lemon juice, or the juice of one lemon
3 tsp. crushed garlic
Pinch of salt and pepper
1 lb. asparagus, woody end removed
1 c. grated Romano cheese


1. Preheat oven to 450°. Whisk vegetable oil with lemon juice. Stir in crushed garlic. Salt and pepper to taste.

2. Place asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet, and sprinkle with Romano cheese. Drizzle with dressing.

3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Serves 4 to 6.

Nutritional Information:  Calories: 220; Fat: 18g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 370mg; Total Carbohydrates: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 12g.

Excerpt from Devotions for the Hungry Heart by Shellie Rushing Tomlinson. Copyright © 2018 with permission from Barbour Publishing. Photograph by Carey Eubanks Tomlinson.

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