The Easiest Way to Cook Perfectly Crispy Asparagus Every Time

Asparagus is a delicious and nutritious vegetable that can be cooked in a variety of ways. One of the most popular methods of cooking asparagus is to roast it in the oven until it is perfectly crispy. While this method can produce delicious results, it can be tricky to get the asparagus just right. Fortunately, there is an easy way to cook perfectly crispy asparagus every time.

Choose the Right Asparagus

The first step to cooking perfect asparagus is to choose the right kind. Look for asparagus spears that are firm and bright green in color. Avoid spears that are limp or have brown spots on them, as these will not cook properly. Once you have chosen your asparagus, make sure to trim off any tough ends before cooking.

Prepare the Asparagus

Once you have chosen your asparagus and trimmed off any tough ends, it’s time to prepare it for cooking. Start by preheating your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, spread the asparagus spears out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Drizzle the spears with olive oil and season with salt and pepper, then toss them until they are evenly coated.

Cook the Asparagus

Now that your asparagus is prepped and ready to go, it’s time to put it in the oven. Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the spears are tender and lightly browned on the edges. Once they’re done cooking, remove them from the oven and enjoy.

Cooking perfectly crispy asparagus doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. With just a few simple steps, you can have delicious roasted asparagus ready in no time. So next time you’re looking for an easy side dish or snack, give this method a try – you won’t be disappointed.

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