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! Source:, January 2020

Sarah Epperson


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  • 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

149 calories; 11.6 g total fat; 2.3 g saturated fat; 6 mg cholesterol; 235 mg sodium. 271 mg potassium; 8 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 5.4 g protein; 1128 IU vitamin a iu; 8 mg vitamin c; 161 mcg folate; 87 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 23 mg magnesium;

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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