Roast Asparagus with Shaved Parmesan

Roast Asparagus with Shaved Parmesan

1 1/2 pound(s) asparagus, tough stems snapped off
1 1/2 tsp olive oil
1/8 tsp table salt, or to taste
1/8 tsp black pepper, coarsely ground, or to taste
1 oz Parmesan cheese, aged-variety such as Parmigiano Reggiano, at room temperature

Preheat oven to 425ºF.

Spread asparagus in a single layer on a nonstick baking sheet; drizzle with oil. Roast, shaking pan once or twice during cooking, until asparagus is fork-tender, about 10 to 15 minutes (varies greatly depending on thickness of spears).

Remove from oven and arrange asparagus on a serving plate; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Using a paring knife or microplane, cut paper-thin slices of cheese and arrange over asparagus.

Yields 1/4 of asparagus and cheese per serving.

POINTS® Value: 1
Servings: 4

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