Italian Asparagus

Italian Asparagus – our favorite asparagus recipe!! Such an easy side dish!! Fresh asparagus, diced Italian tomatoes, garlic salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, parmesan and bread crumbs. SO easy! Ready to eat in under 30 minutes! Goes with everything – chicken, pork, steak, casseroles, pasta. Great for an easy weeknight side dish, cookouts and dinner parties. SO good! #asparagus #sidedish #vegetable

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Easy Side Dish Recipe

Asparagus is one of our favorite quick side dishes. It is super easy to make and only takes a few minutes to bake. This Italian Asparagus is one of our all-time favorite asparagus recipes. Fresh asparagus topped with tomatoes, Italian seasoning, parmesan and breadcrumbs. YUM! This makes a great weeknight side dish and it is also great for any summer cookouts or dinner parties. It is ready in under 30 minutes.

baking dish of asparagus and tomatoes

How to Make Italian Asparagus

This dish is super easy to make. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray. Trip the ends of the asparagus and place in the baking dish. Top with Italian diced tomatoes, garlic salt, Italian seasoning, pepper, parmesan cheese, and bread crumbs. Pop the dish in the oven and bake.

  • You can assemble the dish ahead of time and refrigerate until you are ready to bake. Great if you are entertaining!
  • You can use shredded, freshly grated, or canned parmesan cheese in this recipe.
  • Need a low-carb, keto-friendly, or gluten-free dish? You can omit the bread crumbs and substitute crushed pork rinds or double up on the parmesan cheese.
baking dish of asparagus and tomatoes

What to Serve with Baked Asparagus

We make this all the time. Chicken Legs LOVES it! We serve it with just about everything – grilled chicken, pork, steak, casseroles, pasta. It is a great alternative to a salad. Give this a try ASAP!

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spoonful of asparagus and tomatoes

Italian Asparagus

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Italian Asparagus – our favorite asparagus recipe!! Such an easy side dish!! Fresh asparagus, diced Italian tomatoes, garlic salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, parmesan and bread crumbs. SO easy! Ready to eat in under 30 minutes! Goes with everything – chicken, pork, steak, casseroles, pasta. Great for an easy weeknight side dish, cookouts and dinner parties. SO good! #asparagus #sidedish #vegetable

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 (14.5-oz) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, drained
  • ¼ tsp garlic salt
  • ¼ tsp Italian seasoning
  • tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp bread crumbs

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Lightly spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Line bottom of baking dish with asparagus. Top with drained tomatoes.
  • Sprinkle tomatoes with garlic salt, Italian seasoning and pepper.
  • Combine grated Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs. Sprinkle over asparagus.
  • Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.

Notes:

  • You can assemble the dish ahead of time and refrigerate until you are ready to bake. Great if you are entertaining!
  • You can use shredded, freshly grated, or canned parmesan cheese in this recipe.
  • Need a low-carb, keto-friendly, or gluten-free dish? You can omit the bread crumbs and substitute crushed pork rinds or double up on the parmesan cheese.

Steph

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  1. Yum! I love asparagus, but never get it quite right — I'll definitely try this timing and love that tomato/cheese topping!

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