Easy Plant-Based Recipes: Dijon Roasted Garlic Asparagus

3 from 1 vote

A simple and delicious roasted asparagus recipe.

This dijon roasted asparagus is a great side for this scampi.

This dijon roasted garlic asparagus is definitely my new favorite way to prepare asparagus.

Just a few years ago, I wouldn’t have imagined I’d ever enjoy any form of asparagus, let alone have a favorite. Asparagus and I haven’t had the best history.

I decided I didn’t like it at a young age, pretty much just because it was green and my parents did like it. To make matters worse, I once had a traumatic experience at my best friend’s beach house during which her dad scolded me and essentially forced me to eat asparagus. This also happened to be the same summer we got sent to her room for stealing a single wine cooler.

We were eighteen years old, by the way.

But I digress. Anyway, asparagus and I got off to a rocky start, but we’ve since made our peace, and I am a newly-converted asparagus lover.

Whether you’re a long-time asparagus fan or you still need some convincing, I have a feeling you’re going to love this dijon roasted garlic asparagus.

Now Onto the Recipe

This is the perfect asparagus recipe because it really lets the natural flavors of this veggie shine, but it also adds more delicious flavor.

Dijon, garlic, and lemon juice make this a tasty and zesty side dish. Roasted to perfection, this garlic mustard asparagus is warm, fragrant, and flavorful.

In my opinion, however, what really makes this recipe is the parmesan cheese. For the final touch, just sprinkle a little parmesan cheese over the fresh roasted asparagus. Right after it comes out of the oven, this last touch adds just a little bit of crispy, cheesy flavor. It’s optional, but I definitely recommend it for anyone who likes things on the cheesy side. (And if you’re looking to keep this recipe vegan, try using this easy dairy-free recipe parmesan cheese recipe instead.)

This garlic mustard asparagus is also super simple to make. Ready in under fifteen, it’s a simple side to whip up last minute.

It’s a super delicious, super easy way to serve asparagus that everyone will love. And who knows, you may even win over some new asparagus lovers with this recipe.

3 from 1 vote

Easy Plant-Based Recipes: Dijon Roasted Garlic Asparagus

This amazing asparagus recipe is one for the cookbooks, with simple and delicious flavors.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 4 ounces
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Universal

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 pound asparagus fresh, ends trimmed

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.
  • In a bowl, combine the garlic, dijon, olive oil, and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Spread the asparagus in a single layer on the baking sheet and drizzle the dijon mixture over the top and lightly mix. Bake for 10 minutes or until the asparagus is tender. Serve hot.

Notes

Optional: Sprinkle 3 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese over the top of the asparagus after baking and before serving.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 4ounces | Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 127mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1
Keywords Budget-Friendly, dairy-free, Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Keto, Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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Nichole has a culinary degree from Great Lakes Culinary Institute and has worked in the culinary industry for 10 years. She also has the knowledge to write recipes using the most nutritious, fresh, and balanced ingredients. Nichole enjoys creating healthy and tasty recipes anyone can prepare, no matter their cooking skill level.

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