Crumbed Asparagus

Crumbed Asparagus

Published February 8, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 27 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 12 min


The breadcrumbs add and unexpected and delicate crunch to the usual asparagus. Great with Christmas dinner on the side of poultry or fish.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 4.5 oz
Calories per serving: 109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.3g 11%
Saturated Fat 1.1g 6%
Sodium 259mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 9.4g 3%
Protein 3.4g 5%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 pound asparagus, ends removed
  • 4 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Juice from 1 lemon

Step by Step:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Toss the asparagus with the salt, pepper and lemon juice and transfer to a 13" x 9" baking dish. Drizzle with the olive oil and top with the breadcrumbs.
  3. Bake uncovered for 12 minutes or until the asparagus is tender.