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Dijon Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus is a natural side dish to serve at Easter. In this mouthwatering recipe, Dijon mustard, cayenne pepper and Asiago cheese provide big, bold flavor. —Jamie Brown-Miller, Napa, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 slice Brioche bread (1/2 inch thick), toasted
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup shredded Asiago cheese


  • In a small bowl, combine the mustard, oil, garlic and cayenne. Place bread in a food processor; cover and process until fine crumbs form. In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs and 1 tablespoon mustard mixture.
  • Place asparagus in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; drizzle with remaining mustard mixture. Sprinkle with bread crumb mixture and cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 14-18 minutes or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 211 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 419mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • cbenne12
    Jul 9, 2014

    Very tasty, but a little strong on the mustard.

  • mamamarie
    Nov 12, 2013

    Tasty and different. I used Bertolli extra virgin olive oil and Progresso Italian bread crumbs.

  • Tanger0578
    Apr 11, 2013

    EXCELLNT!!! However I subtituted regular bread crumbs the second time I made it and it was super good this way too.