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A quick an easy side that is full of delicious parmesan garlic flavor with a hint of lemon. This is a side that you will make again and again!

lemon parmesan garlic asparagus in a skillet

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables and I eat it almost daily! This recipe inspiration came from one of my very first recipes on the blog, this parmesan asparagus. I am always looking to find new flavor ideas when I cook my asparagus. Since I love lemon and garlic, I decided to add both!

The combination of the three was absolutely incredible!

lemon garlic parmesan asparagus areal view on a tray.


Roasting asparagus couldn’t be easier. I love cooking it with our dinner because I throw it in the oven and it takes less than ten minutes to cook.

It gets a crisp edge on the outside, and the asparagus is nice and tender on the inside. This asparagus was full such amazing flavor and I LOVED the lemon parmesan garlic flavor that coated the outside. I could have eaten the entire pan by myself. 🙂

If you are looking for a delicious side that is full of amazing flavor, you won’t regret making this one!

close up of lemon garlic parmesan asparagus

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Roasted Lemon Parmesan Garlic Asparagus

5 from 5 votes
By: Alyssa Rivers
A quick an easy side that is full of delicious parmesan garlic flavor with a hint of lemon.  This is a side that you will make again and again!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. On a baking sheet, arrange the asparagus in a single layer. Toss in the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Roast for 8-10 minutes or until the asparagus is crisp on the outside and tender in the center. Toss in the garlic, parmesan and lemon juice. Add more if desired. Serve immediately.


Calories: 68kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 42mgPotassium: 153mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 591IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 50mgIron: 2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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About Alyssa Rivers

Alyssa Rivers is the author of 'The Tried and True Cookbook', a professional food photographer and experienced recipe-developer. Having a passion for cooking, her tried and true recipes have been featured on Good Morning America, Today Food, Buzzfeed and more.

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