Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

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J Scholfield 1

"Great way to serve asparagus, and yummy too."

Ingredients 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 44 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 44 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.6g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 41 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place oven rack on top third of oven.
  2. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C).
  3. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add asparagus, cover, and steam until barely tender, 2 to 4 minutes depending on thickness.
  4. Place steamed asparagus on a rimmed baking sheet.
  5. Drizzle with olive oil and roll asparagus spears in oil until they are coated.
  6. Sprinkle with ground black pepper and Parmesan cheese.
  7. Bake in preheated oven until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Do not turn or shake asparagus.
  8. Serve with lemon wedges.
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Baking Nana
3/9/2012

We love roasted asparagus. I don't know if the initial steaming (blanching) is really necessary. We like our asparagus on the crisp side though.

Sarah Jo
5/8/2012

I did not bother messing with the steam step. I just layered the asparagus on the baking sheet and followed the rest of the instructions as listed. I did add a sprinkling of salt. I did bake mine just a touch longer--almost 15 minutes. Pretty good. No leftovers--what my family did not eat, I did.

Mrs. T. Davis
3/15/2012

Delicious! Only thing I did was add the lemon juice before baking, because I like my asparagus green. Other than that, this one's a keeper!