Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
Pair any entree with this fresh side dish for a truly succulent meal. With subtle garlic, melted butter and a hint of Parmesan cheese, what’s not to love? —Tara Ernspiker, Falling Waters, West Virginia
Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large skillet, bring 1/2 in. water to a boil. Add asparagus and garlic; cook, covered, until asparagus is crisp-tender, 3-5 minutes; drain. Toss asparagus with butter and cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 71 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.