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Oven Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

This delicious and easy Oven Roasted Asparagus, made with a few simple ingredients makes this the perfect side dish to any meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: asparagus parmesan, roasted asparagus
Servings: 4
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen


  • 22 stalks fresh asparagus (cleaned)
  • 3 tablespoons butter (room temperature) divided
  • 2-3 pinches salt
  • 1-2 dashes black pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese (divided) (50 grams)


  • Pre-heat oven to 350F (180C).
  • Steam the fresh (cleaned)* asparagus for 3-5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and pat dry.
  • Butter an 8x6 inch (20x15 cm) baking dish. Place half the steamed asparagus on the bottom of the baking dish, sprinkle with salt and pepper, add 1 tablespoon of butter dotted on top of the asparagus and sprinkle with half the parmesan cheese, repeat  layer with remaining asparagus.  Bake for approximately 8-10 minutes then broil (to brown the top) for about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

*See blog post on how to clean asparagus.


    Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 470mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1025IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 2mg