Roasted Asparagus with Sea Salt and Parmesan


Roasted asparagus makes a simple yet elegant side dish on any holiday table, but is just as easy and delicious for a weeknight family meal!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • ¾ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon Diamond Crystal® Coarse Sea Salt

  • 1 lemon, finely zested and juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Place asparagus pieces in large bowl. Add Parmesan cheese, butter, garlic, black pepper, Diamond Crystal® Coarse Sea Salt, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Toss to coat evenly.

  3. Transfer asparagus to baking dish in a single layer. Bake until asparagus is tender and beginning to brown, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

143 Calories
12g Fat
5g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 143
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 542mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 158mg 12%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 249mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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