Apricot-Glazed Roasted Asparagus

Apricot-Glazed Roasted Asparagus Photo: Karry Hosford


  • 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400º.

  2. Place asparagus spears on a foil-lined jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray. Combine apricot preserves, soy sauce, garlic, and salt; pour preserves mixture over asparagus. Toss well to coat. Bake at 400º for 10 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Serve immediately.

    "When asparagus is in season, it's gorgeous, fresh, and cheap. I came up with this recipe in a moment of creativity; I had a lot of asparagus on hand and wanted to give it a different twist." -CL Reader Packed with flavor, this side dish is also filled with fiber, important in aiding digestion.
  • Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 58
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 0.0%
Fat per serving: 0.0g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 11.6g
Fiber per serving: 2.6g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.6mg
Sodium per serving: 210mg
Calcium per serving: 28mg