Broiled Asparagus


Quick, easy, nutritious, delicious: What more could you want from a side?

Broiled asparagus is served on a white place with serving spoon.
Photo: Christopher Baker
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
4 serves

Once spring has sprung, our culinary thoughts naturally veer toward seasonal produce, and this broiled asparagus recipe is the quickest, easiest way to go from fresh to fabulous. It only takes 10 minutes, 4 ingredients (two of them are salt and pepper), and 1 pound of asparagus to serve up this four-serving side that goes with just about anything.


  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Kosher salt and black pepper


  1. Heat broiler. On a baking sheet, toss the asparagus with the oil and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.

  2. Arrange the asparagus in a single layer and broil, shaking the baking sheet occasionally, until tender and slightly charred, 6 to 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

88 Calories
7g Fat
4g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 88
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 122mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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