|this is some simply sensational asparagus!|
1 lb. fresh asparagus
2 tBsp olive oil
freshly ground black pepper
grated Parmesan cheese
1. heat oven to 450 degrees. Trim asparagus, snapping off touch ends. drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over the center of a rimmed baking sheet; spread asparagus evenly in the pan, in a single layer. drizzle with the remaining tablespoon of olive oil; sprinkle with sat and freshly ground black pepper.
2. roast 5 minutes for crisp-tender asparagus, 8 minutes for softer asparagus.
3. transfer asparagus to serving dish. sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; serve immediately.
yields 4 servings.
...even my kids like this!