Roasted Asparagus Recipe

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Servings: 3 (1 serving = ½ cup cooked asparagus)

Calories per Serving: 34

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Vegetable


  • 3 cups asparagus
  • Zero calorie cooking spray
  • Cracked black pepper, to taste
  • Sprinkle of salt


  1. Cut asparagus at natural breaking point
  2. Spread on a baking sheet
  3. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with seasonings
  4. Bake at 425 degrees for about 15 minutes
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