Baked Asparagus With Parmesan Cheese Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Asparagus1⁄2 Pound
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 637 Calories from Fat 480

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84%

Saturated Fat 34 g170%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 151.6 mg

Sodium 963.3 mg40.1%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.1%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 29 g58.7%

Vitamin A 62.3% Vitamin C 21.2%

Calcium 75.7% Iron 30.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
Butter a 13" x 9" baking dish.
Cut off tough asparagus ends.
Using a sharp knife or potato peeler, peel outer skin from asparagus.
Tie asparagus together in 1 or 2 bunches with string or rubber bands.
Pour cold salted water 2 to 3 inches deep in an asparagus cooker, tall stockpot or old coffeepot.
Place asparagus upright in water.
Bring water to a boil.
Cover and cook over high heat 6 to 8 minutes, depending on size.
Drain on paper towels; remove string or rubber bands.
Arrange drained asparagus slightly overlapping in buttered baking dish.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and dot with butter.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
For a light-golden topping, put baked asparagus briefly under a hot broiler.