The Best Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe

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The Best Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe – delicious garlic and parmesan packed asparagus that is super simple and a perfect side dish! Bursting with flavor, low carb and perfect for keto diets, and always a crowd favorite! 

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Cheesy Garlic Baked Asparagus

Asparagus is one of my favorite side dishes – the nutty, buttery flavor is a perfect compliment to so many meals – and asparagus is incredibly easy to make.

While I love making my quick and delicious Pan Fried Asparagus recipe  often, sometimes it’s just easier to toss asparagus with some oil, salt, garlic, and parmesan and chuck it in the oven – and out comes The Best Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe, ever!

This recipe is lightning fast – and crazy easy. Anyone, of any cooking ability, can make delicious, salty, garlicky, buttery and crunchy restaurant-quality asparagus at home in under 30 minutes (with about 4 minutes of active time.)

This asparagus is bursting with flavor – and perfect for groups. It’s really easy to make a big batch, and tastes great alongside almost any main dish for a perfect delicious and naturally low carb or keto asparagus recipe !

I love to serve it alongside Garlic Baked Pork Tenderloin, Ribeye Roast, Instant Pot Roasted Turkey Breast, Baked Chicken Breasts, Orange Glazed Salmon, and more! Asparagus goes great along side most main dishes – and it is easy to prep and cleanup, so you won’t be stuck in the kitchen all day.

You’re going to love this recipe for so many reasons, like:

  • Low carb and perfect for keto diets – this side dish is packed with flavor, not carbs!
  • Very few ingredients – this recipe is crazy simple, you likely have everything you need on hand.
  • Easy enough for beginners – really, anyone can make crave-worthy asparagus!
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Tips and Tricks to Perfect Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

While this easy baked garlic parmesan asparagus recipe is pretty simple – there are a couple of tips to make sure you have perfect asparagus, every time!

Turn up the Heat. Asparagus is a bit of a tricky vegetable to time correctly – I prefer it to not be totally soggy and limp (with a little bit of bite to it still), but also a little caramelized from baking.

To get this perfect texture, you need to monitor your asparagus as it cooks. If it’s taking too long to soften and the parmesan isn’t crisping after about 10 minutes, turn the heat up about 10 degrees.

Give it a head start. If your asparagus spears are super fat, mix them with the olive oil and lemon juice and bake for about 8-10 minutes to soften a bit before adding the parmesan and garlic and mixing with the spears – this helps prevent the parmesan from burning while the super thick asparagus cooks.

Give it a Stir. While totally optional, I like to stir this dish around the pan about halfway through cooking to give a chance for all sides of the asparagus to crisp a bit and to prevent some spots from being overcooked.

asparagus roasted on baking sheet with melted parmesan

What to Serve With Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

This easy side dish is perfect with hearty one pot dinners like Ranch Pork Chops and Potatoes, Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Mushrooms, or Baked Honey Mustard Corned Beef and Potatoes .

If you love this super easy baked asparagus with parmesan and garlic, you’re sure to love some of my other favorite vegetable side dishes.

For more of our vegetable based sides, check out some of our favorites below:

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The Best Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe

The Best Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe – delicious garlic and parmesan packed asparagus that is super simple and a perfect side dish that is bursting with flavor, low carb and perfect for keto diets, and always a crowd favorite! 
Course Side dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword baked asparagus, garlic parmesan asparagus, keto parmesan asparagus, roasted asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 110kcal
Author Courtney ODell

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  • Trim asparagus to remove tough, woody ends – discard ends. 
  • On a baking sheet (line with aluminum foil or parchment paper for easy cleanup), lay down asparagus. 
  • Drizzle asparagus with olive oil and lemon juice, mix around with hands to coat evenly. 
  • Pour cheese and garlic powder over asparagus, mix with hands to evenly mix and coat asparagus. 
  • Generously season with salt and pepper. 
  • Bake at 375 for 15 minutes – checking at around 10 minutes to see if tips have started to brown slightly and asparagus has softened a bit. 
  • Cook until asparagus is soft and has crunchy browned bits, about 15 minutes total (this is very dependent on your oven and the thickness of the asparagus stalks – watch it to be sure it doesn't overcook.)
  • When asparagus is done, serve immediately. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 755mg

About Courtney

Courtney loves to share great wine, good food, and loves to explore far flung places- all while masting an everyday elegant and easy style at lifestyle blog Sweet C’s Designs. Sweet C's devoted to finding the best food and drinks you'll want to make or find, around the world!

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