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Lemon Roasted Asparagus Gratin

  • prep time 1 min
  • total time 1 min
  • serves NULL
15 Ratings
Lemon Roasted Asparagus Gratin
Directions for: Lemon Roasted Asparagus Gratin


1 ½ lb. (750 g) asparagus spears, trimmed

2 Tbsp (30 mL) butter, softened

1 clove garlic, minced

½ tsp (2 mL) grated lemon zest

¼ tsp (1 mL) pepper

pinch salt

1 cup (250 mL) coarse fresh bread crumbs

1 cup (250 mL) shredded Canadian Swiss, old Cheddar or Gouda cheese

2 Tbsp (30 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice


1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Spread asparagus evenly in a 13 x 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish.

2. In a small bowl, mash together butter, garlic, lemon zest, pepper and salt. Drop in small dots over asparagus spears in a baking dish. Roast for about 15 min, shaking dish halfway to coat asparagus in butter, or until asparagus is just tender-crisp and starting to brown.

3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine bread crumbs, cheese and lemon juice; sprinkle over asparagus and bake for about 3 min or until cheese is melted. Broil for 1 to 2 min or until

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