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Baked Parmesan Asparagus

Baked Parmesan Asparagus is a cheesy side dish made with fresh asparagus & parmesan cream sauce. Easy baked asparagus topped with bread crumbs and butter for a toasty crunch.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked parmesan asparagus
Servings: 8
Calories: 204kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds asparagus, woody ends removed
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan, grated and divided
  • 1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted and divided

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375º F
  • Place asparagus in an 11 x 7 inch baking dish. Combine heavy cream, half of the parmesan and butter. Pour over the asparagus.
  • Bake the cream and asparagus in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, until the asparagus is just tender.
  • While the asparagus is baking, combine the breadcrumbs, remaining butter and parmesan. Mix until well combined.
  • Remove the asparagus from the oven and sprinkle with the breadcrumb mixture. Place back in the oven for an additional 5-10 minutes or until the breadcrumbs are golden brown. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1417IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 3mg