Broiled Asparagus Spears with Lemon

Broiled Asparagus Spears with Lemon

Savor the tangy flavor of asparagus in Spring with lemon flavor.

Nutrition Facts

Broiled Asparagus Spears with Lemon


51 Per Serving


2g Per Serving


3g Per Serving
Calories 51
Total Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 145 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 2 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 vegetable, 1/2 fat


Servings  4  

  • 2 medium lemons thinly sliced (about 8 slices each)
  • 1 lb medium asparagus spears (about 24)
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tsp olive oil (extra virgin preferred)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper


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  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Line a broiler pan with aluminum foil. Arrange the lemon slices close together in a single layer in the pan. Arrange the asparagus spears in a single layer on the lemon slices. Lightly spray the asparagus with cooking spray.
  3. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for 6 minutes, or until just tender-crisp.
  4. Transfer the asparagus to a serving plate. Drizzle the oil over the asparagus. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Drizzle with any accumulated juices from the broiler pan. Place the lemon slices on or around the asparagus.

Tip: Serving size 6 asparagus spears