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Baked asparagus with cheese: A simple recipe that never fails

Grandma shared her recipe for delicious baked asparagus with me. They disappear from the plate in the blink of an eye.
Grandma shared her recipe for delicious baked asparagus with me. They disappear from the plate in the blink of an eye.
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22 June 2024 20:06

Looking for a quick and impressive addition to your lunch or dinner? Baked asparagus with cheese is a splendid choice! This simple recipe from grandma guarantees a delicious taste and will delight even the pickiest palates.

My grandma had recipes in her repertoire that made every dish an unforgettable experience. One is the recipe for baked asparagus with cheese, which is simple, quick, and incredibly tasty. These oven-baked asparagus spears are the perfect side dish for lunch, dinner, or an appetizer for parties. Check out how to prepare a dish that will disappear from the plate in no time!

How to make baked asparagus with cheese? Step-by-step recipe

Ingredients:

  • 350 grams of green asparagus,
  • 110 grams of yellow cheese (e.g., cheddar, gruyère, gouda),
  • 2 cloves of garlic,
  • 60 grams of butter,
  • salt and pepper to taste,
  • optional: fresh herbs (parsley, rosemary, thyme) or young spinach leaves for decoration.

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper or prepare a baking dish.
  2. Wash the asparagus thoroughly and dry them with kitchen roll. Snap or cut off the woody ends.
  3. Spread the grated garlic evenly over the asparagus.
  4. Season the asparagus with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Grate the cheese using a fine grater and sprinkle it over the asparagus.
  6. Cut the butter into cubes and distribute it over the asparagus.
  7. Bake the asparagus for about 15 minutes, until they are tender inside and the cheese is melted and slightly browned.
  8. After removing them from the oven, you can decorate the asparagus with fresh herbs or young spinach leaves.
  9. Serve the oven-baked asparagus with hot cheese as an appetiser or side dish for lunch.

Baked asparagus with cheese impresses with its simplicity and deep flavour. Using fresh ingredients and appropriate spices, the asparagus is not only healthy but also exceptionally tasty. Combining garlic, butter, and melted cheese creates a harmonious composition that will satisfy every palate.

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