Perky Lemon Butter Roasted Asparagus, a quick side dish with huge flavor!
Looking for simple summer side dishes? Ways to use your farmers market finds and garden goodies??
Tender roasted asparagus spears, with a punch of seasoning, is always a welcomed dish in our house.
Today’s Lemon Butter Roasted Asparagus is a quick and easy recipe that pairs well with nearly any main dish.
It tastes like heaven and is healthy to boot!
Simply lay trimmed asparagus out on a baking sheet. Then whisk together lemon juice, melted butter, garlic, honey, salt and pepper.
Pour the mixture over the top and shake the pan to coat the asparagus. Then sprinkle panko bread crumbs over the top for crunch.
Roast the asparagus in a hot oven for a short amount of time. It’s important that you don’t overcook the asparagus… They should be crisp and green, not limp and wilted.
Then enjoy the fresh zesty Lemon Butter Roasted Asparagus with barbecue, steaks, or chicken.
Serve Lemon Butter Roasted Asparagus With
Lemon Butter Roasted Asparagus
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
Trim the tough woody ends off the bottoms of the asparagus, and lay them out on the baking sheet. In a small bowl mix the melted butter, lemon juice, garlic, honey, salt and pepper together and drizzle over the asparagus.
- Shake the pan to roll the asparagus in the seasoning. Then sprinkle panko bread crumbs over the top.
- Roast on the upper rack for 7-10 minutes. 7 minutes for baby asparagus, and longer for thick asparagus. Serve warm.