Apricot-Glazed Roasted Asparagus

Apricot-Glazed Roasted Asparagus

"When asparagus is in season, it's gorgeous, fresh, and cheap. I came up with this recipe in a moment of creativity; I had a lot of asparagus on hand and wanted to give it a different twist." -CL Reader  clear pixel

Health Note

Packed with flavor, this side dish is also filled with fiber, important in aiding digestion.


  • 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 400º.

Place asparagus spears on a foil-lined jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray. Combine apricot preserves, soy sauce, garlic, and salt; pour preserves mixture over asparagus. Toss well to coat. Bake at 400º for 10 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Serve immediately.

Cooking Light, APRIL 2004

Yield & Time

4 servings

This Recipe Is:

Low Saturated Fat

Low Cholesterol

Low Fat



Nutritional Info

  • CALORIES 58 (0.0% from fat)
  • FAT 0.0g (sat 0.0g, mono 0.0g, poly 0.0g)
  • PROTEIN 3g
  • FIBER 2.6g
  • IRON 0.6mg
  • SODIUM 210mg
  • CALCIUM 28mg