FoodGrandma's baked asparagus with cheese: A tasty meal in minutes

Grandma's baked asparagus with cheese: A tasty meal in minutes

Grandma revealed to me the recipe for delicious baked asparagus. They disappear from the plate in the blink of an eye.
Grandma revealed to me the recipe for delicious baked asparagus. They disappear from the plate in the blink of an eye.
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7:06 PM EDT, June 22, 2024

Are you looking for a quick and impressive addition to your lunch or dinner? Baked asparagus with cheese is a great choice! This simple recipe from grandma guarantees a delicious taste and will delight even the pickiest palates.

My grandma had recipes in her repertoire that made every dish an unforgettable experience. One is the recipe for baked asparagus with cheese, which is simple, quick, and incredibly tasty. These oven-baked asparagus are the perfect side dish for lunch, dinner, or an appetizer for parties. Check out how to prepare a dish that will disappear from the plate in no time!

how to make baked asparagus with cheese? step-by-step recipe

Ingredients:

              
  • 12 ounces of green asparagus
  • 4 ounces of yellow cheese (e.g., cheddar, gruyère, gouda)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 ounces of butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: fresh herbs (parsley, rosemary, thyme) or young spinach leaves for decoration

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or prepare a baking dish.
  2. Wash the asparagus thoroughly and dry them with a paper towel. Snap or cut off the woody ends.
  3. Spread the grated garlic evenly over the asparagus.
  4. Season the asparagus with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Grate the cheese using a fine grater and sprinkle it over the asparagus.
  6. Cut the butter into cubes and distribute it over the asparagus.
  7. Bake the asparagus for about 15 minutes, until they are tender inside and the cheese is melted and slightly browned.
  8. After removing it from the oven, you can decorate the asparagus with fresh herbs or young spinach leaves.
  9. Serve the oven-baked asparagus with hot cheese as an appetizer or side dish for lunch or dinner.

Baked asparagus with cheese is an impressive dish in its simplicity and deep flavor. By using fresh ingredients and appropriate spices, the asparagus is not only healthy but also exceptionally tasty. Combining garlic, butter, and melted cheese creates a harmonious composition that will satisfy every palate.

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