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Roasted Asparagus

Roasted asparagus is the best way to enjoy fresh spring asparagus! With Parmesan, lemon, and cracked black pepper, this is going to be your go-to asparagus recipe.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus, roasted vegetables
Author Kasey Schwartz


  • 1 lb asparagus spears woody ends removed
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ½ tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • juice of ½ a lemon


  • Preheat the oven to 425F.
  • Toss asparagus spears with all remaining ingredients except for the lemon juice.
  • Arrange spears in a single layer onto a baking sheet.
  • Roast in the oven for 13-15 minutes until al dente.
  • Toss with lemon juice just before serving.