4 cloves garlic – minced
1 Tbls. chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup olive oil
1 lb. fresh asparagus
salt and pepper – to taste
In a sauté pan over medium heat, cook garlic and parsley in oil for 3 minutes.
Break tough ends off asparagus and lay on a cookie sheet close together, but not overlapping.
Pour garlic oil over asparagus; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake in a 400 degree oven for 10-15 minutes, or until asparagus is tender.