Easy Appetizers: Baked Asparagus


One of my favorite parts of a meal is the appetizers.

Why? Because they’re easy to make, take very little time to prepare, and are nutritious and healthy.

Here you’ll find an easy appetizer recipe that takes just five minutes or less to prepare—and it’s really good for you!

Baked Asparagus
You might have made fried asparagus appetizers before because they’re very quick and easy to make.

However, we all know that we should be eating fewer fried foods—even vegetables, because when you fry vegetables, you lose some of their nutrients.

So try this baked recipe instead as a healthier alternative:

Baked Asparagus Recipe

Meal type Appetizer


  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Garlic powder to taste
  • Olive oil to taste (about a tablespoon)


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Wash the asparagus well and cut off the ends. Place the asparagus flat on a baking sheet.
Season with a dash of salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and olive oil.
Bake for 10 minutes, or until the tips start to have a golden brown edge.
Serve hot and enjoy!