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Baked Asparagus w/ Parmesan Cheese 

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This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Side Dishes

Think Variety; Think Color: Green

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½


1 pound asparagus, trimmed
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 ½ tablespoons bread crumbs  

Preheat oven to 450° F.

In a medium baking dish, toss asparagus with the oil and arrange in an even layer.

Sprinkle with the Parmesan and bread crumbs. 

Bake for about 15 minutes, or until asparagus is tender.

Each serving provides: A good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber.


Credit: Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 56 Carbohydrates: 7g
Total Fat: 1.6g Cholesterol: 1mg
Saturated Fat: 0.4g Dietary Fiber: 3g
% of Calories from Fat: 27% Sodium: 38mg
Protein: 3g  



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