Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan
- 1 pound fresh asparagus
- 2 tablespoons Crisco® Pure Olive Oil, divided
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Grated Parmesan cheese
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.
ROAST 5 minutes for crisp-tender asparagus, 8 minutes for softer asparagus.
TRANSFER asparagus to serving dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; serve immediately.
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.