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Roasted Asparagus with Dijon-Lemon Sauce

Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4
Author: Good Dinner Mom


  • 2 pounds asparagus spears trimmed
  • 4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley. optional


  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Combine asparagus, 2 teaspoons olive oil, salt, and garlic in a large bowl, tossing well to coat. Arrange asparagus mixture in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
  • Combine remaining 2 teaspoons oil, lemon zest, juice, mustard, and pepper in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Arrange asparagus on a platter; drizzle juice mixture over asparagus. Sprinkle with parsley if desired.