Roasted Asparagus

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2016

A blazing-hot oven is only part of the formula for deeply browned, crisp-tender spears.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME30 minutes

Roasted Asparagus

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We roasted relatively thick asparagus spears on a preheated baking sheet in a 500-degree oven, which ensured that they browned deeply and quickly. Not moving the spears during cooking allowed them to get a rich sear on one side and remain v...

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