Cheesy Baked Asparagus

This Cheesy Baked Asparagus dish is so good that even asparagus haters will love the flavor of this dish. Ready in only 20 minutes. Yummy!

cheesy baked asparagus

Asparagus has quickly become a staple of ours during the Holidays. My Baked Asparagus with Parmesan is absolutely delicious but this Cheesy Baked Asparagus is our favorite!

cheesy baked asparagus

This Baked Asparagus dish is not only super easy to make, but it’s also ready within 20 minutes! It will probably take the oven longer to preheat then to make this cheesy side dish.

cheesy baked asparagus

If you don’t use asparagus very often, you might not know how to trim the ends off. The easiest way, in my opinion, is to hold the asparagus near the end and bend it until it snaps. The tough end should break right off at the correct place.

cheesy baked asparagus

I will caution you before you fire up the oven and make this asparagus recipe, that you know about some of the “side effects” of eating asparagus, like smelly urine. If you can get over that, then you are good to go!

cheesy baked asparagus

You will need the following ingredients to make this Cheesy Baked Asparagus recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Fresh Asparagus, Unsalted Butter, Parmesan Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder and Ground Black Pepper.

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Trim the ends of the asparagus by snapping off the ends.
  3. Line a baking sheet or dish with foil. Place the asparagus on the foil and drizzle with the melted butter. Toss to ensure all the asparagus is covered in butter.
  4. Sprinkle the asparagus with the onion powder, garlic powder and pepper. Top the asparagus with the Parmesan cheese.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and top with the mozzarella cheese. Return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes to melt the cheese.

Printable Recipe Card

cheesy baked asparagus

Cheesy Baked Asparagus

This Cheesy Baked Asparagus dish is so good that even asparagus haters will love the flavor of this dish. Ready in only 20 minutes. Yummy!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 172 kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients
 

  • 1 lb Fresh Asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 3 tbsp Unsalted Butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • ¾ cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Onion Powder
  • ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ¼ tsp Ground Black Pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Trim the ends of the asparagus by snapping off the ends.
  • Line a baking sheet or dish with foil. Place the asparagus on the foil and drizzle with the melted butter. Toss to ensure all the asparagus is covered in butter.
  • Sprinkle the asparagus with the onion powder, garlic powder and pepper. Top the asparagus with the Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and top with the mozzarella cheese. Return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes to melt the cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 8gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 175mgPotassium: 245mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1281IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 165mgIron: 3mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Russ says:

    I love asparagus and I just loved this recipe. Easy to make if you are in a hurry.