Lemon Parmesan Roasted Asparagus is the perfect quick and easy side dish for holidays or any night of the week. Best of all, this recipe requires less than 10 minutes of prep with fresh lemon juice, garlic and Parmesan.
Asparagus is one of my absolute favorite spring vegetables. Whenever it’s in season, I can’t help buying it by the boatloads.
This Lemon Parmesan Roasted Asparagus recipe is one that happens a lot around here.
It’s super simple to make and takes less than 10 minutes of prep time.
Just toss it in the oven with a little bit of olive oil, salt, pepper and some lemon zest for a refreshing burst of flavor.
The asparagus is nice and tender on the inside with a crisp edge on the outside. Toss in the garlic and lemon juice then serve it with some grated parmesan cheese if you like.
Tips for making this Lemon Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
- be sure not to overcrowd the asparagus when roasting – line in a single layer for maximum flavor
- trim by breaking off the ends by holding the base and snapping it wherever it snaps
- do not overcook asparagus – it’s usually ready in about 10-12 minutes and turns a bright green
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