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Parmesan roasted asparagus on a plate.

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan and Garlic

  • Author: Paige Adams
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Roasting
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Ready in less than 15 minutes, this roasted asparagus with Parmesan, garlic and lemon is a quick and easy side dish that’s topped with toasted panko breadcrumbs.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • Flaky sea salt to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. On a baking sheet, toss the asparagus in the olive oil-lemon mixture. Then spread the asparagus spears in a single layer using the entire pan.
  4. In another bowl, stir together the panko breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and scatter it over the asparagus.
  5. Roast the asparagus for 8 minutes until it turns bright green, but it is still crisp.
  6. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt before serving.


Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

Keywords: roasted asparagus, parmesan asparagus