Roasted Asparagus with Feta

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  • 2 1/2 pounds medium asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)


  1. Put oven rack in lower third of oven and preheat oven to 500 degrees F.
  2. Toss asparagus with oil, salt, and pepper in a large shallow baking pan and arrange in 1 layer.
  3. Roast, shaking pan once about halfway through roasting, until asparagus is just tender when pierced with a fork, 8 to 14 minutes total.
  4. Serve asparagus sprinkled with cheese.