In this garlic-Parmesan-crusted asparagus recipe, we combine Parmesan cheese, whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs and walnuts for a crispy topping that's baked over asparagus. Roasting the asparagus spears in a hot oven keeps them tender-crisp in this quick side dish!

Sarah Epperson
Source:, January 2020


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Combine oil, garlic, pepper and salt in a large bowl; add asparagus and massage to evenly coat. Spread the asparagus in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Toss Parmesan, panko and walnuts together in a small bowl; sprinkle over the asparagus. Roast until the panko is golden and the asparagus is tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

148.8 calories; protein 5.4g 11% DV; carbohydrates 8g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2.7g 11% DV; sugars 1.5g; fat 11.6g 18% DV; saturated fat 2.3g 11% DV; cholesterol 5.7mg 2% DV; vitamin a iu 1127.7IU 23% DV; vitamin c 8.5mg 14% DV; folate 161.2mcg 40% DV; calcium 87.4mg 9% DV; iron 1.2mg 7% DV; magnesium 23.4mg 8% DV; potassium 270.9mg 8% DV; sodium 235.1mg 9% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 19% DV.

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This recipe is so simple -- I love serving it with fish chicken or as part of a veggie meal. Read More