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Low-Carb Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe

Posted on 11/13/2023

in Recipes & Menu Inspiration

by Green Paper Products

Grilled green asparagus with the addition of parmesan cheese, garlic and aromatic herbs on the grill plate, top view

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.


Ingredients:

  • 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)


Instructions:

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.

7. Serve:

  • 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.

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