Mom’s Roasted Low-Calorie Asparagus. Fresh asparagus is lightly roasted with a mixture of bread crumbs, grated Parmesan cheese and olive oil. Crispy, tender and flavorful, makes these roasted asparagus the perfect side dish!
Asparagus is a healthy vegetable, and while it’s a low-calorie vegetable, it is a good source of folate and potassium, including rich in antioxidants. Mom always gave us the run down about all the health benefits with each vegetable she cooks, and this one is still her favorite.
This recipe for mom’s roasted low-calorie asparagus is very easy to make and roast. The prep work is minimal, and they roast quickly, about 15 minutes.
A great side dish that will go perfectly with any meat, poultry and seafood.
Roasted asparagus it’s such a delicious dish! I bet your family will love this recipe. Best of all, you can have this wonderful vegetable ready in minutes!
Ingredients for Mom’s Roasted Low-Calorie Asparagus:
To make mom’s roasted low-calorie asparagus, you will need:
1 bunch large size fresh asparagus, (about 30)
2 Tbsp. plain bread crumbs
1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
2 to 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Directions for Mom’s Roasted Low-Calorie Asparagus:
Rinse, cut or snap the ends off the asparagus, about 1 or 2 inches from the bottom.
Steam asparagus for 3 minutes in a vegetable steamer. Remove and set aside.
In a baking pan lined with foil wrap (for fast cleaning). Spray some cooking spray onto the foil.
Lay the asparagus in a single row on baking pan. Sprinkle and scatter some bread crumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt and black pepper to taste. Drizzle olive oil over them.
Bake at 350 degree, for 15 minutes.
And serve. Serves 6