Recipes and Cooking Roasted Asparagus 4.4 (18) This is an occasion where simpler is better. The sweet flavor of asparagus is heightened when it is roasted quickly and showered with Parmesan cheese. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 10 mins Roast Time: 15 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese Directions Preheat oven to 450F. Place asparagus in a 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with pepper. Drizzle with olive oil. Toss lightly to coat. Roast, uncovered, in the preheated oven about 15 minutes or until crisp-tender, lightly tossing twice during roasting. Transfer asparagus to a warm serving platter. Sprinkle with cheese. Makes 4 servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 58 Calories 5g Fat 3g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 58 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 59mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 3g 1% Protein 3g Calcium 60.6mg 5% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 127mg 3% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.