Roasted Asparagus with Feta

Roasted Asparagus with Feta

Active time: 10 min Start to finish: 25 min

2 1/2 lb medium asparagus, peeled

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon fleur de sel (salt)
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 oz feta (preferably French), crumbled (1/2 cup)

Put oven rack in lower third of oven and preheat oven to 500°F.

Toss asparagus with oil, salt, and pepper in a large shallow baking pan and arrange in 1 layer. Roast, shaking pan once about halfway through roasting, until asparagus is just tender when pierced with a fork, 8 to 14 minutes total. Serve asparagus sprinkled with cheese.
Makes 6 servings.