Asparagus with Parmesan Crust

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Can be used as either a side dish or a warm appetizer. Indulge yourself with the finest balsamic vinegar you can find, and enjoy!

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

Ingredients

  • 1 pound thin asparagus spears

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 ounce shaved Parmesan cheese

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar, or to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  2. Place asparagus on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, and toss to coat. Arrange asparagus spears in a single layer. Spread Parmesan cheese over asparagus, and season with freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until cheese is melted and asparagus is tender but crisp. Serve immediately on warm plates, sprinkling with balsamic vinegar to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

93 Calories
6g Fat
7g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 93
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 110mg 8%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 250mg 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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