- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Wash asparagus spears and snap off bottoms.
- Place spears on a baking sheet lined with foil.
- Top with oil, pepper and garlic and toss spears together to distribute seasonings evenly.
- Roast for 8-10 minutes until just tender and beginning to brown slightly.
- Sprinkle with grated lemon zest before serving.