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sesame garlic roasted asparagus on a platter

Sesame Garlic Roasted Asparagus

Flavorful sesame garlic roasted asparagus deliciously seasoned and cooked to crunchy perfection right in the oven. This easy roasted asparagus recipe comes together in just 20 minutes for the best Spring side dish!

Course Gluten Free, Paleo, Side Dish, Vegan, Vegetarian, Veggies
Cuisine American
Keyword easy roasted asparagus, garlic roasted asparagus, roasted asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 111 kcal
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • 1 1/2 pounds asparagus spears, washed and ends trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil (or sub olive oil)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced (or sub 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds (can also use black sesame seeds)
  • Freshly ground salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Cut the dry woody ends of the asparagus and discard.
  2. Place asparagus in large bowl and add sesame oil and minced garlic; toss to combine. Arrange spears on large baking sheet and generously sprinkle with sesame seeds. Season with a good amount of salt and black pepper.

  3. Place in oven for 15-20 minutes or until spears reach desired consistency. They should still be a bit crisp. Remove from oven and transfer to serving plate to serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Sesame Garlic Roasted Asparagus
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (based on 4))
Calories 111 Calories from Fat 64
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.1g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 4.4g18%
Sugar 3.2g4%
Protein 5.2g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.