Roasted Asparagus with Sweet Pepper and Shallots
A quick and easy way to make a delicious side dish with asparagus.
fresh, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
salt and black pepper
sweet red bell peppers
red or yellow, thinly sliced
red wine vinegar
Preheat the oven to 450℉ (230℃).
In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, garlic, thyme, 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 sweet bell pepper and shallots with remaining garlic-oil mixture until evenly coated.
Spread pepper and shallots on top of asparagus.
Bake in the preheated oven for about 9 minutes.
Remove from the oven and drizzle vinegar over the vegetables.
Continue to bake for another 6 minutes or so until asparagus are fork tender.
Remove from the oven and let cool for a couple of minutes.
Transfer to a serving platter, and season with more salt and black pepper if desired.