Parmesan Garlic Asparagus

A great summer side dish that goes with any meat. Enjoy.


2 pounds asparagus
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tsp paprika
½ cup grass-fed butter
Juice from half of a lemon
1 Tbsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven: 400° F

1. Wash asparagus and pat dry. Cut off the thick stem ends.
2. Toss asparagus in a sack with paprika, salt, and pepper. Place on ribbed baking sheet.
3. In a bowl, mix together melted butter, lemon juice, garlic powder, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning. Sprinkle over the asparagus.
4. Bake until asparagus is tender—approximately 15 to 20 minutes for thick asparagus, 10 minutes for thin.

Submitted by Sandra Slanker