Roasted Asparagus with Garlic & Parmesan

Tender asparagus is roasted to perfection with garlic and parmesan cheese.
Course Vegetable
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Melissa Russo /


  • 1 lb. Jersey Fresh Asparagus
  • 3 TBS. Olive
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1/3 Cup of Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Wash asparagus thoroughly. Jersey asparagus tends to be a little sandy. To remove sand, soak in cold water for a few minutes so sand the can settle to the bottom of a large mixing bowl.
  3. Use a vegetable peeler to skin outer layer of asparagus.
  4. Spread out on a large baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil. Crush garlic on top and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Make sure to spread all over asparagus and coat thoroughly.
  6. Bake at 425° for 15-20 minutes.