Roasted asparagus with mushrooms and shallots

Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Mushrooms and Shallots

Asparagus adds fresh-picked flavor to our delightful roasted vegetable side dish. In this easy asparagus recipe, we combined asparagus spears with cremini mushrooms and shallots, tossed them with salt, olive oil and rosemary, and roasted them until the shallots were tender. Check out our tasty twists for more garden-variety combinations you could try with this versatile roasted asparagus recipe.

Yield: 6 servings
Nutrition facts: Per serving: 163 calories, 12 g fat, 12 g carbohydrates (2.2 g fiber), 5 g protein, 310 mg sodium

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Ingredients

2 lb. asparagus, cut into 2-in. lengths
1 lb. cremini mushrooms, halved
8 oz. shallots (about 6 medium), quartered lengthwise
¹⁄₃ cup olive oil
³⁄₄ tsp. salt
³⁄₄ tsp. rosemary, crumbled

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. On large rimmed baking sheet, toss together asparagus, mushrooms, shallots, oil, salt and rosemary.
  2. Bake, tossing occasionally, 25 minutes or until shallots are tender.
Tasty twists
  • Try whole unpeeled cloves of garlic instead of the shallots.
  • Use regular button mushrooms instead of the cremini.
  • Or for a real treat—and an elegant touch—use fresh porcini mushrooms.
  • The herb, too, can be played with. Sage or tarragon would be interesting choices.