39 Reviews

I thought this was very good. The recipe directions are very accurate and produced yummy, crunchy asparagus spears. I tasted a spear to test them when they first came out of the oven (before adding the remaining ingredients) and though they were rather tasty, but liked them less once I added the cheese and the balsamic vinegar. While the cooking method for this recipe is just about perfect, the flavor combination of cheese and vinegar with the asparagus may not appeal to all taste buds (even if you use quality cheese & vinegar, as I did). I plan to leave out both the cheese and the vinegar next time and may also stick a clove of garlic in with the spears as they roast for added flavor.

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HeatherFeather April 14, 2002

Bergy, this is absolutely delicious..Asparagus is one of my favourite vegetables..and I make a quick stove top using balsamic vinegar. But made like this and with the parmesan as well....it was superb. =)

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Evie* October 19, 2001

Bergy, this is one easy, delicious recipe. I cooked mine for 7 minutes and it turned out perfectly crisp/tender. I love the balsamic vinegar taste. Of course cheese is always a winner. Thanks for giving me an alternative to steaming.

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ratherbeswimmin' July 14, 2002

What a great, easy and tastey way to do asparagus!! Roasting this way really enhanced the flavor of them. Because of the size, I had to roast a little longer than 7 minutes. Will never cook asparagus any other way.

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Merlot June 05, 2002

This was great . I wouldn't change a thing. It had just the right texture after 7 minutes. I think I will also try grilling it. I served it with wrapped chicken breasts # 24997 and my low fat Italian potatoes # 23014.

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Kate in Ontario May 15, 2002

great crunch and flavor. i will be making asparagus like this from now on. try sprinkling with coriander in lieu of the balsamic.

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Milla April 10, 2002

These were so delicious - I baked them for 7 minutes and they had just the right amount of crunch. Thanks Bergy!

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Babs in Toyland April 02, 2002

Excellent recipe!! I like mine soft so I left them in the oven for 20 minutes .. So easy and so good!!

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najwa March 22, 2002

Kudos!! I followed your directions exactly. Turned out perfect. This cooking method really intensified the asparagus flavor. The addition of cheese added some richness. Very flavorful and much appreciated.

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jerri822 August 19, 2002

I thought this recipe was very good. It was fast and something different. I didn't have any Italian seasoning so I used garlic pwder and dill weed, it was really really good that way. I would definately serve this to company. K. Waddell

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Karen W May 07, 2002
Asparagus, Oven-Roasted