These Parmesan Crusted Baked Asparagus brings a nice flavorful twist to an already yummy vegetable. They're tender, cheesy, garlicky wholesome side dish that is a great accompaniment to any meal. Got any leftover? Serve it as a healthy snack or as add-ons to your salad and stir-fry. Now that's hard to beat!
Preheat oven to 400 F. Lightly coat baking sheet with nonstick spray or oil.
In a large mixing bowl, salt and pepper asparagus. Drizzle with oil.
In a medium bowl mix together parmesan cheese, melted butter, garlic, breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning and lemon juice.
Transfer asparagus to baking sheet, topped with breadcrumbs mixture.
Bake about 10 minutes until asparagus are tender. Broil asparagus for 2 minutes or until breadcrumbs are golden brown. Keep an eye on them the whole time. Sprinkle with parsley. And top with extra parmesan, if desired.