Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus (10 Minute Side)

Add olive oil, fresh garlic and any cheese you prefer and enter the world of quick and delicious sides.

Cheesy Roasted Asparagus ❤️‍🔥 recipe is on my site: HungryHappens.Net

♬ original sound – Stella Drivas

This will be your winning Thanksgiving side dish. It’s definitely simple but it is crowd pleaser through and through. My favorite version of this is with shredded parmesan and feta cheese but it all works. Mozzarella, cheddar, whatever you have in your fridge.

Roasting veggies always brings out their flavors so much more intensely. Just be careful with asparagus not to over cook them – will become soggy and inedible. The thin asparagus take about 7 minutes to cook and the thicker ones take about 10 minutes. Also love to top this with some chili pepper flakes for some added heat. The cheese, garlic and asparagus pair perfectly together.

cheesy roasted asparagus

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Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus

5 from 4 votes
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 bunches asparagus
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp chili pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan (or feta cheese)
  • Optional Garnish: fresh parsley and lemon wedges


  • Preheat oven to 425° F. Line a baking sheet w parchment paper. 
  • Stem your asparagus and then transfer them to the baking sheet. 
  • In a small bowl, mix the crushed garlic, chili pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Pour over asparagus and toss to coat. Evenly spread out the asparagus on the sheet. 
  • Roast for 7-10 minutes (depending on the size of the asparagus). Remove from oven and sprinkle w cheese. Bake until melted 1-2 minutes. Garnish with more chili pepper flakes, chopped fresh parsley and squeeze some lemon juice on top. 


Add more chili pepper flakes if you like it HOT.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 671mg | Potassium: 496mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2010IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 231mg | Iron: 5mg
Author: Stella

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