Basic Roasted Asparagus
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Kosher salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 pounds asparagus, ends trimmed
Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the upper third. On a baking sheet, toss the asparagus with the olive oil until evenly coated. Arrange in a single layer and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 5 minutes, shake the pan, then roast until just tender when pierced with a knife, ab...