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Easy Asparagus With Cheese And Tomatoes

Julia | The Yummy Bowl
A simple way to incorporate healthy vegetables in your menu. This easy roasted asparagus with cheese is ready in less than 20 minutes and is the best vegetable side dish for any meat of your choice.  
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 side portions
Calories 157 kcal


  • 1 lb asparagus trimmed
  • ½ cup parmesan grated
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 ½ cup cherry or plum tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoon basil leaves chiffonade
  • lemon slices/wedges for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Trim the asparagus ends, place on a baking sheet (lined with foil or without), and drizzle with the 1 ½ tablespoon (or more as needed) olive oil, season with salt, pepper, onion, and garlic powder.
  • Toss to combine with hands or kitchen tongs (or use a plastic zip-top bag for even distribution of seasonings).
  • In a medium bowl, toss tomatoes with remaining olive oil, salt, pepper.
  • On one side of the baking sheet arrange the asparagus in one line and the other side with the tomatoes. Sprinkle both or just the asparagus with parmesan on top. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve immediately garnished with fresh basil leaves, lemon slices, sea salt flakes and balsamic glaze (optional!).




Calories: 157kcal
Keyword asparagus with cheese, easy asparagus, oven roasted asparagus recipe
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