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Roasted New Potatoes and Asparagus

Roasted New Potatoes and Asparagus


 1 bunch fresh asparagus, with thick stalks, ends trimmed, cut in 1 1/2 – 2 inch pieces
400-800 g new potatoes, cut in half or thirds (the larger ones)
3 cloves garlic, sliced
1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed between fingertips
sea salt and fresh black pepper
1-2 tablespoons fresh basil or parsley, chopped
olive oil
fresh grated Parmesan cheese, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In an extra large mixing bowl toss the asparagus, potatoes, 2-3 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, Italian seasoning and plenty of salt and pepper together. Alternately you can use your hands to massage the oil and seasonings into the vegetables.
  3. Grease a roasting pan, casserole dish or sheet pan.
  4. Roast vegetables about 35-45 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  5. Garnish with fresh herbs. Serve with Parmesan cheese.
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