Oven roasted asparagus is such an easy side dish that is healthy, delicious, and fast cooking.
Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper. Cut the bottom 2 inches off the asparagus spears.
Lay the asparagus in a single layer on the baking sheet. Brush the olive oil on the asparagus using the basting brush. Sprinkle garlic powder and salt on top.
For smaller asparagus spears, roast for 5 minutes. Larger asparagus spears will need 8 minutes to cook. Do not overcook the asparagus as it will get very mushy. Remove from the oven immediately. Serve with your favorite meal. Mangia!