• Spring Time Means Asparagus!

    Posted on April 5, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    Yes, it is finally spring and what better time to enjoy asparagus!

    Asparagus is one of the most nutrient- rich vegetables on the planet. This low calorie vegetable is loaded with folacin, which is necessary for blood cell formation. It also contains vitamin B6, thiamin, potassium, fiber and rutin, which strengthens capillary walls.

    Enjoy this simple recipe- it is a great side dish to any meal!

    1 pound asparagus- trim woody ends

    2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

    1 teaspoon lemon juice

    Kosher salt and pepper to taste

    1 teaspoon freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all above ingredients except the cheese and put in oven proof dish. Roast approximately 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and serve.