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A quick hit with lemon, Parmesan, and crunchy panko breadcrumbs under the broiler and voila! An instant side dish favorite (perfect for any spring table), ready in minutes.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2016


Credit: Jennifer Causey Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3 ounces)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler to HIGH; arrange rack about 4 inches from heating element.

  • Arrange asparagus on a foil-lined baking sheet. Coat asparagus with cooking spray.

  • Broil asparagus 8 minutes or until almost tender, stirring once.

  • Combine panko, Parmesan cheese, lemon rind, canola oil, pepper, and salt in a bowl. Sprinkle panko mixture over asparagus. Broil 2 minutes; drizzle with lemon juice and melted butter.

Nutrition Facts

85 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 9g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 7mg; iron 3mg; sodium 214mg; calcium 87mg; sugars 3g.