Serves 5

Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus is a good source of fiber and Vitamins A, C and folate. It is an excellent source of Vitamin K. Eat your vitamins with this tasty side dish!

Prep/Cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus (about 30 large)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
    Optional Ingredients
  • 2 lemons cut in wedges, for serving
Serving Size: 5 asparagus spears
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories114
Total Fat9.2 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol6 mg
Sodium400 mg
Total Carbohydrate7.3 g
Dietary Fiber24 g
Total Sugars0 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein6.7 g

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. If the stalks of the asparagus are thick, peel the bottom 1/2 of each. Lay them in a single layer on a sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Roast for 15 to 20 minutes, until tender.
  4. Sprinkle with the Parmesan and return to the oven for another minute.
  5. Serve with lemon wedges. (optional)

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