Roasted Asparagus on baking sheet.

Best Ever Roasted Asparagus

The best side dish with asparagus that you can make in under 10 minutes. Infused with garlic, lemon and topped with Parmesan cheese this asparagus is irresistible!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Parmesan asparagus, roasted asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 138 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 lb asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
US Customary - Metric


  1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Trim the ends of each asparagus spear. Simply snap the ends off or trim about 2 inches off the end. Wash the asparagus and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. Arrange asparagus on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Combine melted butter, olive oil, minced garlic and lemon zest. Drizzle over asparagus and toss to coat.
  5. Sprinkle shredded Parmesan cheese on top.
  6. Roast for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Best Ever Roasted Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 248mg11%
Potassium 238mg7%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 995IU20%
Vitamin C 8.3mg10%
Calcium 105mg11%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.