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Roasted Asparagus with Cherry Tomatoes, Olives and Feta

 
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Roasted Asparagus with Cherry Tomatoes, Olives and Feta Roasted Asparagus with Cherry Tomatoes, Olives and Feta

This Mediterranean inspired roasted asparagus dish is packed with great flavour ad textures. Sweet-juicy cherry tomatoes, salty olives, and creamy-salty feta cheese go deliciously well with roasted asparagus.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

60

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic
finely chopped
4 tablespoons parsley leaves
freshly chopped, or 1 tablespoon dried
salt and black pepper
to taste
*
1 pound asparagus
ends trimmed and washed
1 pint cherry tomatoes
2 cups, halved
*
1 tablespoon lemon juice
cup kalamata olives
pitted and coarsely chopped
*
½ cup feta cheese
crumbled

Directions

Preheat the oven to 450℉ (230℃).

In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, garlic, parlsey, salt and black pepper to taste.

Place the asparagus on a large baking sheet, drizzle 1 1 /2 tablespoons of garlic-oli mixture over the asparagus.

Toss to evenly coat. Arrange the asparagus to a single layer.

In a medium bowl, toss the cherry tomatoes and olives with remaining garlic-oil mixture until evenly coated.

Spread the cherry tomatoes and olives on top of the asparagus.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 9 minutes.

Remove from the oven and drizzle the lemon juice over the vegetables.

Continue to bake for another 6 minutes or so until cherry tomatoes start to burst, and asparagus are fork tender.

Remove from the oven and let cool for a couple of minutes.

Transfer to a serving platter.

Sprinkle with feta cheese.

Serve warm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

charvin1219

This looks amazing! I love asparagus! I'm always looking for new ways to make it. I will defiantly try this! Thanks for the great idea!

over 7 years ago

Chavin, glad that you like this recipe, which is a huge encouragement for us. I just posted a few more roasted asparagus recipes, and hope you will also enjoy them. Happy Cooking :)

happyzhangbo

charvin1219

Sounds good, I will check them out. I posted a Chicken fluntas with mild enchilada sauce. Check that out its a great meal! Thanks so much!!

over 7 years ago

charvin1219

Sounds good, I will check them out. I posted a Chicken fluntas with mild enchilada sauce. Check that out its a great meal! Thanks so much!!

over 7 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 158g (5.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18170% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 216mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 14% Iron 17%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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