Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

Oozing Parmesan gives these spears a deliciously savoury sauce.

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time20 mins
  • Serves6
  • DifficultyEasy
1kg fresh asparagus
2 tbsp good olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
50g freshly grated parmesan
2 lemons cut in wedges, for serving
1) Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6. If the stalks of the asparagus are thick, peel the bottom 1/2 of each.

2) Lay the asparagus in a single layer in a shallow baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast for 15 to 20 minutes, until tender.

3) Sprinkle with the parmesan and return to the oven for another minute. Serve with lemon wedges.

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