Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan
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Summary
Asparagus is one of the first green veggies to start popping up in early spring. Here is a simple recipe that lets those spears shine! They’re seasoned with pepper and lemon zest, then finished with fresh lemon juice and a dusting of parmesan
  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup (5-6 spears)
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup (5-6 spears)
  • Amount per serving Calories 35

  • Total Fat 1.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 25mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 2g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 220mg
  • Phosphorus 65mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Nonstarchy vegetable

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • asparagus
    2 lbs
  • olive oil
    1 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • zest of 1 lemon
    1
  • Parmesan cheese (grated)
    2 tbsp
  • lemon juice
    1 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Snap the tough ends off of the asparagus and discard.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the asparagus with the olive oil, pepper and lemon zest.

  3. Place the asparagus on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 15 minutes or until tender. Remove from the oven, then sprinkle with cheese and lemon juice.

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