Roasted Asparagus with Lemon & Parmesan

serves 4 people
cooking time: about 20 minutes
vegetarian, gluten-free

  • 2 bunches of asparagus, tips snapped off
  • 2 tablespoons good olive oil
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • parmesan reggiano for grating
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. 
  2. Place the asparagus in a roasting pan and top with the olive oil. 
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. 
  4. Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the asparagus is lightly caramelized and tender, but not overcooked.
  5. Remove from the oven and arrange the asparagus on a serving platter. 
  6. Grate some parmesan reggiano on top and garnish with the lemon wedges.
Source for Ingredients
  • asparagus and lemons from the West Hollywood Farmers Market 
  • parmesan reggiano from Trader Joe's