Healthy Roasted Asparagus

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 20, 2022
Kelley Casey of Fairfax, Virginia highlights the garden-fresh taste of asparagus with a mild lemon dressing and Parmesan cheese in this delicious side dish. Try it with pork or chicken for a lighter meal.


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Place the asparagus in an 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, vinegar and mustard. Pour over asparagus. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 12-18 minutes or until tender.

Nutrition Facts

5 each: 51 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 59mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.