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Roasting intensifies the woodsy flavor of asparagus. A thin crust of earthy parmesan cheese adds a bit of crunch. Prep and Cook Time: 25 minutes.

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Credit: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Merilee Bordin

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Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 475°. Hold the end of an asparagus stalk and bend until it snaps off. Repeat with remaining stalks and discard woody ends.

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  • Toss asparagus with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and toss well. Arrange asparagus in an even layer in a shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and bake until asparagus is crisp-tender and cheese is browned, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Serve hot or warm.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

84 calories; calories from fat 49%; protein 7.6g; fat 4.6g; saturated fat 2.1g; carbohydrates 5g; fiber 1.2g; sodium 274mg; cholesterol 7.5mg.
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