Lemony Asparagus Recipe

Lemony asparagus is a savory baked asparagus recipe made with mayonnaise and dry mustard. Combined together with lemon juice and other seasonings, and poured over the asparagus, the lemony asparagus is great when baked and served as a side with any casserole, meat or fish preparation.


Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Asparagus/2 boxes frozen, cooked1 Pound (Cooked)
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Mayonnaise1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 White pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Dry mustard1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Breadcrumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1335 Calories from Fat 1107

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g190.8%

Saturated Fat 30.8 g154%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 179.7 mg

Sodium 1796.8 mg74.9%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.1%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 28 g56.2%

Vitamin A 87.3% Vitamin C 48.3%

Calcium 61.4% Iron 61.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place cooked asparagus in shallow greased casserole in single layer.
Melt butter; heat until golden brown.
Blend in mayonnaise, seasonings, and lemon juice; pour over asparagus.
Sprinkle with crumbs, then cheese.
Bake in preheated 375 °F oven 15 minutes or until browned.
Can be prepared in advance and reheated.