Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
This Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus is made with just a few simple ingredients and makes a perfectly delicious side dish for any meal!
I love vegetables. I could eat them all day and with every meal if I had the time to prepare them.
Yes, I know that sounds like the craziest statement ever. I mean, who goes around declaring their love for vegetables as if it’s the same as iced coffee, pizza, or chocolate cake?! Well, maybe I should be a little more specific. I love roasted vegetables.
There is just something magical that happens to vegetables when you pop them in the oven and roast them. Roasting brings out the natural sweetness in veggies, cuts out the bitterness, and automatically makes them 100 times more delicious.
Garlic and parmesan are two of my favorite ingredients to add to just about any kind of savory recipe, so tossing them in with my asparagus was a no-brainer. Sprinkle on some salt and pepper, then spritz with some olive oil and you are good to go.
I prepare my roasted asparagus on the same cookie sheet that it bakes on. I can’t stand extra dishes to wash, so if a recipe allows a short-cut, I go for it!
Just mix everything together on top of the aluminum foil lined pan then spread it out and bake for about 8 minutes.
If you go any longer than that, the asparagus gets too soft for my liking. I like it to be a little bit crisp and not mushy.
I originally shared this Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus over at Kenarry: Ideas for the Home. While I was there, Carrie was visiting here and sharing her recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts. Go check it out if you haven’t had a chance to yet!
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
- 1/2 pound fresh asparagus
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 3 cloves minced garlic
- 2-3 Tablespoons parmesan cheese
- olive oil spray
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
- Rinse the asparagus and trim off woody end pieces. Spread out in a thin layer on top of the prepared cookie sheet.
- Spray the asparagus lightly with a coat of olive oil spray. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, garlic, and parmesan cheese. Use your hands to mix the asparagus with all of the ingredients, then lay out into an even layer again. Spray with one more light coat of olive oil.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and serve immediately. Enjoy!
So good! The best asparagus recipe!
I made this for Easter yesterday. My oven was unavailable so I adapted this recipe to the stovetop. I made it as written except I sautéed the asparagus over medium high heat until there were char marks, then turned the heat to medium low and covered with a lid for 5 minutes until tender. I shut off the heat, put the Parmesan on top and put the lid on. The residual heat from cooking melted the cheese. The asparagus has fantastic flavor!
This has been my ride-or-die asparagus recipe for years. Quick, easy, delicious, and such a crowd pleaser. Everyone LOVES this!
As our family likes, we added 4X’s the amount of garlic. I chunk-cut the garlic. I also cut some large chunks of onion.
It was amazing!
Add what your want. The recipe is awesome. Add whatever you want. I would not tell you only add vegetables. I reiterate, add anything!
Wish there wasn’t so much scrolling to get to the recipe. They sound tasty and will try. Thank you
Excellent Recipe! It’s fast simple and great tasting! I enjoyed the video to see just how easy it is to prepare too!
Okay, I don’t usually comment on receipe sites. But this was genuinely perfect and so tasty. So very easy and simple. Thank you!
Thanks so much for this recipe. This is my favorite way to make asparagus!
I could eat roast veggies all day too! So yummy. I love that your recipe includes parmesan. I’ll be trying it when asparagus is in season again!
Ohhh I’d love to pair this with my steak! I love asparagus so much!
This asparagus looks delish and easy to make! I am going to make it tomorrow night- thanks for sharing this awesome recipe!
That sounds awesome.
What are you thinking of adding?
What a delightful way to cook asparagus. The parmesan and garlic paired perfectly with it! I will be making this again!
I LOVE roasted asparagus, but I usually just do oil, S&P. I would love to try with the parmesan and garlic, I think even my kids would like it then!
Wow, this looks fantastic and super easy. I’ll be making it in about an hour, after my oven-dried tomatoes are done.
From now on this is my go to recipe for asparagus. This so easy to prepare. This is a side dish that you would be served in a high end restaurant. Thank you for sharing!
I really love the way you’ve seasoned it. I’m not big on vegetables but I’d probably eat them if they looked like this!
You need to try this. Simply cut the grainy ends of the asparagus, The tips are the way to start.