Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan and Balsamic
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 4 servings
Asparagus is tossed with olive oil and parmesan before being roasted until crisp tender and then sprinkled with balsamic vinegar. An easy and flavorful side dish.
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, ends trimmed off
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 oz parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Toss asparagus with olive oil and salt. Spread it out on a baking sheet and put it in the oven. Bake for 9-10 minutes for thin asparagus and 13-14 minutes for thick asparagus.
  3. Transfer to a serving plate. Shave parmesan over and drizzle with balsamic. If you want, also drizzle with a little extra virgin olive oil.
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