Tuscan Roasted Asparagus

The unofficial start to summer began last week and I have been invited to plenty dinner parties and BBQs this week. One of my friends and I have been really trying hard to incorporate more vegetables into our diet, and since asparagus was on sale last week we came up with this little recipe.  Hope you enjoy!



Tuscan Roasted Asparagus
Ingredients
Fresh asparagus, trimmed
Grape tomatoes
Pine nuts
Olive oil (I used Pasolivo Citrus)
dash of salt
dash of pepper
Garlic cloves
Lemon juice
Grated parmesan cheese
Lemon zest

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. Mix oil, garlic, salt and pepper together
3. Add to asparagus to half mixture and toss to coat
4. Place asparagus, tomatoes and pine nuts on a foil lined cookie sheet.
5. Bake 15-20 minutes or until tender
6. Drizzle with remaining oil mixture, lemon juice, sprinkle with cheese and zest. Toss to combine
7. Enjoy

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