Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Lemon Roasted Asparagus

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Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 1/2 to 2 lbs asparagus (medium stalks, not too thin)
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded or fresh grated Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foilLine cleaned, trimmed asparagus on baking sheet.
  • Whisk lemon juice, zest, olive oil, salt, pepper together.
  • Brush asparagus with lemon mixture and sprinkle Parmesan on top of asparagus.
  • Bake at 400 for 4 to 8 minutes until asparagus is JUST starting to get tender.


You can also grill asparagus. Leave Parmesan out of the lemon oil mixture. Toss asparagus with the lemon-oil mixture. Grill over medium heat. Then top with Parmesan cheese immediately AFTER removing asparagus from the grill.


Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 343mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1359IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 4mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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