Barefoot Contessa’s Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceSharon Hammond, Main Library (2006)
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
30 minutes

Ingredients

2 1⁄2 lb
fresh asparagus
2 T
olive oil
1⁄2 t
kosher salt
1⁄4 t
freshly ground black pepper
1⁄2 c
freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2
lemons (cut in wedges, for garnish)

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. If the stalks of the asparagus are thick, peel the bottom half of each. Lay them in a single layer on a sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast for 15-20 minutes, until tender. Sprinkle with the Parmesan and return to the oven for another minute. Serve with lemon wedges.