Asparagus with Sliced Almonds and Parmesan Cheese

Asparagus with Sliced Almonds and Parmesan Cheese


"This simple recipe takes ordinary asparagus and turns it into a side dish that any man in your life will love! Serve as a side dish to grilled salmon or turkey meatballs."


12 m servings 178 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 178 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 171 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the asparagus, and cook, stirring, about 3 minutes. Stir in almonds and parmesan, and cook until the cheese is slightly browned, about 3 to 5 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 188 Ratings


We love this. I cook the asparagus my usual way - add spears to boiling salted water, and simmer until they turn bright green (about 2 mins). Drain, and immerse in a bowl of iced water - heat th...

I always add chopped garlic when I sautee asparagus...And like Caroline C said, add the premesean cheese just before serving.

I made this as a side dish for a Sunday family dinner and received wonderful reviews on it! The only thing I did different was that after I bolied the asparagus, I drained them and then immediat...

I love this- make it all the time. I never use shredded parmesan however; it probably would gum up if you did. The cheese browns quickly and you kind of have to watch it. It is yummy and the ...

Very tasty. I used olive oil in place of butter and added some pepper, garlic sea salt and used toasted slivered almonds. Beautiful, easy and a new regular for us. Thanks for sharing.

This was easy and delicious! I waited to add the Parmesan until I put the asparagus on the serving platter, which worked out quite well. Yum!

I used freshly shredded parmesan cheese and ended up with crisp and tasty asparagus with a wad of melted cheeses studded with almonds. Won't be making this again.

Didn't care for the cooking method, which is why I rate this four stars. Specifically, I know that adding and "cooking" the cheese with the asparagus in the pan would have resulted in a sticky...

This recipe was a Thanksgiving hit! Great presentation, awesome taste. My brother went for seconds!