Oven Roasted Salt 'n Pepper Asparagus with Mayo

I've been roasting asparagus for a while now. It is very simple and quick, so makes a good side for whatever else you are cooking.  And it is deceptively tasty- I can apparently eat a bunch of asparagus on my own this way (so if you are making this for a party, grab a few bunches!)

Snap asparagus stalks to remove the woody ends. Lay on baking sheet. Spray with olive oil, then sprinkle on salt and pepper.

Roast under broiler (450-500 F?) for 5-12 minutes until just starting to blacken in spots.

Serve hot with home made mayonnaise to dip the stalks in.

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