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Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

Watch Video Prep Time:5 min
Cook Time:8 min
Yield:4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons Crisco® Pure Olive Oil, divided
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    HEAT oven to 450°F. Trim asparagus, snapping off tough ends. Drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over the center of a rimmed baking sheet; spread asparagus evenly in the pan, in a single layer. Drizzle with the remaining tablespoon olive oil; sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  2. 2.
    ROAST 5 minutes for crisp-tender asparagus, 8 minutes for softer asparagus.

  3. 3.
    TRANSFER asparagus to serving dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; serve immediately.

  4.  
    VARIATION

  5. 1.
    ROASTED BROCCOLI WITH PARMESAN: Substitute 1 pound fresh broccoli, large leaves and woody stalks removed, cut into 2-inch long pieces. Follow directions above, except roast 5 minutes, turn broccoli; roast an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:

Serving Size (1/4), Calories 90, Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 100mg, Total Carbohydrate 4g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 1g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 25%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan 5 5 3 4
Very Good The roasted asparagus is very good. I love the texture and the cheese really makes the flavor pop. March 14, 2013
Sooooooo good!!!!! Being a lover of asparagus, I don't like to mask it's taste in any way. Usually I just roast it but adding the Parmesan cheese is truly a tasty recipe. It made a great alternative to enjoy. March 7, 2013
This recipe is so easy and good for you I have been making my asparagus roasted in the over like this for a couple of years. I use Crisco Extra Virgin Olive Oil it gives a little bit of extra flavor and it is good for your heart. March 7, 2013
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