• 1 pound asparagus (washed and ends trimmed)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Balsamic vinegar

Baked Asparagus

Delicious Living Staff
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Serves: 6 people

The simplicity of this dish brings out the best in asparagus. Serve it as an appetizer or as a side dish.

  1. Preheat oven to 400ยบ. Place asparagus in a large baking dish and sprinkle with olive oil. Arrange in a single layer and roll to evenly coat. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cover with foil and bake for 12-15 minutes until asparagus is tender when pierced with a knife. Remove from oven.
  3. With a vegetable peeler, shave Parmigiano-Reggiano into slivers. Scatter the cheese over the asparagus and return the dish to the oven. Continue baking just until the cheese softens, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Place the asparagus on warmed plates and drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Serve.

PER SERVING: Calories 55,Fat 4,Perfat 53,Cholesterol 4,Carbo 3,Protein 4,Fiber N/A,Sodium N/A

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