Oven Roasted Asparagus with Duck Fat

Oven Roasted Asparagus with Duck Fat & Garlic
Recipe type: Veggie Dish
Cuisine: Paleo
Serves: 2 servings
In season nearly all year round in California, this easy to prepare veggie dish goes decadent with the addition of rendered duck fat... Delish!
  • 1 bunch organic asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons rendered duck fat at room temperature
  • 1 small bulb garlic, minced
  • 1 Meyer lemon, juiced
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 450F
  2. Wash, then trim ends of asparagus
  3. Place in baking dish
  4. Brush duck fat onto asparagus, coating evenly
  5. Sprinkle minced garlic evenly over asparagus
  6. Cook 8 - 10 minutes, then shake pan to turn spears
  7. Cook 3 - 5 minutes longer, until bright green and slightly charred
  8. Remove from oven
  9. Place on plate using tongs
  10. Squeeze lemon juice on top
  11. Garnish freshly ground black pepper on top, to taste