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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: EatingWell.com, January 2020


Recipe Summary

10 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


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

6-8 spears each
149 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 8g; dietary fiber 2.7g; sugars 1.5g; fat 11.6g; saturated fat 2.3g; cholesterol 5.7mg; vitamin a iu 1127.7IU; vitamin c 8.5mg; folate 161.2mcg; calcium 87.4mg; iron 1.2mg; magnesium 23.4mg; potassium 270.9mg; sodium 235.1mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 high-fat protein