Roasted Asparagus and Parmesan Recipe

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This is a simple and delicious Italian recipe adapted from the Barefoot Contessa. We leave out the egg and sometimes the lemon (depends on what you are serving this with).

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Servings: 6


Cost per serving $3.92 view details


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Lay asparagus in a single layer on a cooking sheet/pan and drizzle with olive oil (put down foil if it is not a non-stick pan.)
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and place in oven.
  4. Roast for 12-15 minutes until tender.
  5. Sprinkle with Parmesan and return to over for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges (if served as an appetizer/antipasta or with fish, if served with chicken or beef you may want to leave out the lemon)
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 123g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 99  
Calories from Fat 62 63%
Total Fat 7.04g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.11g 8%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 324mg 14%
Potassium 228mg 7%
Total Carbs 5.24g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 8%
Sugars 2.21g 1%
Protein 5.53g 9%



  • John Spottiswood
    September 27, 2008
    SImple, but truly delicious!
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    • Mary Shaldibina
      February 12, 2010
      This was very easy and tasty! I bought asparagus yesterday and didn't know what to do with it! Thanks for this recipe!
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      • Jason Freund
        December 30, 2008
        Worked great. Just needs two shakes of salt. Good squeeze of lemon and the parmesan really helps.

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