Close up of cooked asparagus spears covered in breadcrumbs on a square white plate.

Parmesan Asparagus Fries

Close up of cooked asparagus spears covered in breadcrumbs on a square white plate.

Parmesan Asparagus Fries

Roasted asparagus in a crispy Parmesan and breadcrumb coating.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Sides
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 236 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Cooking spray or oil
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425 F. Lightly oil or coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Add asparagus and flour to a large zip top bag, shake to coat.
  • Combine breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and pepper in a large bowl. Set aside.
  • Whisk eggs in a medium bowl until fluffy and add to asparagus in large zip top bag, shake to coat.
  • Remove 3-4 asparagus spears at a time from bag, place in breadcrumb mixture, roll and press to coat each spear. Place spears in a single layer on baking sheet. Repeat until all spears are coated.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. After 5 minutes, turn over spears and continue baking 5-7 minutes or spears until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and serve.

Notes

Change it Up
  • Use panko breadcrumbs for a lighter, crispier coating.
  • Add finely chopped fresh parsley and lemon zest to the breadcrumb mixture.
  • Add ½ teaspoon garlic powder and finely chopped fresh chives to the breadcrumb mixture.

Nutrition

Serving: 3 spearsCalories: 236kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 13gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 416mgFiber: 4g
Keyword 30 minutes or Less, Spring, Vegetarian
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