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Himalayan Salt Block Asparagus

Himalayan Salt Block Asparagus- Looking for an easy, healthy and unique way to cook asparagus? The Himalayan salt block imparts a delicate salty flavor to the perfectly crisp tender asparagus. An easy side dish or use in salads, grain bowls and so much more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 54kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh asparagus
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • fresh cracked pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place Himalayan salt block in oven and set to 400 F. Let salt block heat up as oven heats.
  • Trim asparagus by cutting the ends off where the green part of the stem meets the white ends of asparagus
  • In a bowl or resealable bag lightly coat asparagus with olive oil. Add desired amount of fresh cracked pepper. Open oven and place asparagus on salt block in oven (using tongs) . Cook until spears are tender (approx. 10 minutes), turning once.

Notes

Use caution when removing salt block from oven, it will be very hot. Alternatively, you can use tongs to remove the asparagus from the oven and place on a serving platter and allow the salt block to cool in the oven once oven is turned off.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 27mg