Crispy Parmesan Asparagus: Elegant Side Dish

Indulge in the delightful flavors of our Crispy Parmesan Asparagus – an elegant side dish that brings together the freshness of asparagus and the irresistible crunch of Parmesan coating. This recipe is a testament to the fusion of simplicity and sophistication, making it a perfect accompaniment to your gourmet endeavors.


  • 1 bunch of fresh asparagus spears
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil cooking spray


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Trim the tough ends of the asparagus and wash them thoroughly.
  3. In a shallow bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  4. In another bowl, whisk the eggs until well beaten.
  5. Dip each asparagus spear into the beaten eggs, allowing any excess to drip off.
  6. Roll the asparagus in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  7. Place the coated asparagus on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  8. Lightly spray the asparagus with olive oil cooking spray to promote crispiness.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the asparagus is tender and the coating is golden and crispy.
  10. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Enjoy the combination of tender asparagus with a satisfying crunch in this Crispy Parmesan Asparagus. The savory Parmesan coating elevates the dish to an elegant side that pairs perfectly with any main course. Whether it’s a special occasion or a weekday dinner, this recipe adds a touch of gourmet flair to your table.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 120, Total fat – 6g, Sodium – 280mg, Total carbohydrates – 10g, Protein – 8g

Make your meals memorable with the Crispy Parmesan Asparagus. Elevate your dining experience and impress your guests with this simple yet sophisticated side dish that embodies culinary finesse.

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