Garlic Parmesan Asparagus
Indulge in the sublime simplicity of our Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus, a savory low-carb side dish that celebrates the vibrant flavors of fresh asparagus, the richness of minced garlic, and the delightful tang of Parmesan cheese. This dish is a testament to how a few quality ingredients can elevate a side to the realm of culinary delight. Perfectly roasted to tender perfection, it's a versatile and satisfying addition to your low-carb dining repertoire that's sure to please your palate.
1 bunch of fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (or a dairy-free alternative)
1. Preheat the Oven:
Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
2. Prep the Asparagus:
Trim the tough ends of the asparagus spears and place them on a baking sheet.
3. Season with Garlic and Olive Oil:
Drizzle the olive oil over the asparagus and sprinkle the minced garlic evenly. Use your hands to toss the asparagus to ensure they are well-coated with the oil and garlic.
4. Season and Toss:
Season the asparagus with salt and black pepper according to your taste. Toss them again to distribute the seasoning.
5. Roast the Asparagus:
Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and roast the asparagus for 10-15 minutes or until they are tender and slightly crispy at the tips. The cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the asparagus.
6. Add Parmesan Cheese:
Remove the asparagus from the oven and immediately sprinkle the grated Parmesan cheese over the hot spears.
Transfer the Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus to a serving dish, and enjoy this savory low-carb side dish.
This dish combines the freshness of asparagus with the richness of garlic and Parmesan cheese for a delicious and healthy low-carb side that pairs perfectly with a variety of main courses.