Roasted Asparagus with Pesto & Lemon
Bursting with flavor, this delicious roasted asparagus recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes and is a perfect side dish for most any meal. Shredded Parmesan cheese adds an elegant and tasty final touch.
1 bunch (about 1 pound) fresh asparagus spears, tough ends trimmed (about 12 to 14 spears total)
2 to 3 tablespoons BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil
BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese for sprinkling
- Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Place asparagus and pesto in large resealable food storage bag; press out air and seal shut. Massage pesto onto asparagus until it is fully coated. Remove from bag and place in single layer on baking sheet.
- Roast for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Grate lemon peel over asparagus; squeeze with a little lemon juice. Top with a sprinkle of cheese. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.
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