Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese

Prep Time10 mins Cook Time15 mins Makes 2 Yield_measureservings

We’ll admit we’re a little bit cheesy – that’s probably why we love this recipe so much.

Ingredients List

  1. 2 tsp. (10 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
  2. 2 tsp. (10 mL) grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  3. 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) finely grated lemon peel
  4. 3/4 lb. (350 g) fresh asparagus
  5. 2 large shallots or 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
  6. 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*, melted

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Combine parsley, cheese and lemon peel in small bowl; set aside

2. Toss asparagus, shallots and Becel® Buttery Taste margarine* in 33 x 23 cm roasting pan. Roast until tender, about 15 minutes.

3. Arrange asparagus mixture on serving platter, then top with cheese mixture. Season, if desired, with freshly ground black pepper.

*Becel® Gold in Quebec

Nutritional Information

Calories

130 (1 serving)

Total Fat

6g (1 serving)

Saturated Fat

1g (1 serving)

Polyunsaturated Fat

2g (1 serving)

Monounsaturated Fat

3g (1 serving)

Sodium

85mg (1 serving)

Total Carbs

16g (1 serving)

Dietary Fiber

4g (1 serving)

Sugars

5g (1 serving)

Protein

6g (1 serving)

Calcium

8% (1 serving)

Iron

25% (1 serving)

Omega-3

0.4g (1 serving)

Omega-6

1.4g (1 serving)

Vitamin C

25% (1 serving)

Vitamin A

25% (1 serving)