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Sesame Roasted Asparagus

Sesame Roasted Asparagus is a healthy side dish that is ready in under 30 minutes, uses one pan and pairs with any protein.
Course Side Dish
Keyword Asparagus, Paleo, Whole 30
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds asparagus spears ends trimmed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced {about 2 cloves}
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Place asparagus in large bowl and add olive oil and minced garlic; toss to combine. Arrange spears on large baking sheet and generously sprinkle with sesame seeds. Season with salt.
  3. Place in oven for 15-20 minutes or until spears reach desired consistency.
  4. They should still be a bit crisp. Remove from oven and transfer to serving plate to serve immediately.