Forget plain old roasted asparagus, and spruce up your next meal with this delicious side dish. Packed with tuscan flavor, pair this dish with your favorite protein for a tasty and nutritious meal.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serves: 8


  • 1 ½ lbs. fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 ½ cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 Tb. pine nuts
  • 3 Tb. olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tb. lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  • 2

    Place the asparagus, tomatoes and pine nuts on a foil-lined 15x10x1 baking pan.
  • 3

    Mix 2 tablespoons of oil with the garlic, salt and pepper. Toss with the vegetables to coat.
  • 4

    Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until asparagus is tender. Drizzle with remaining oil and lemon juice, sprinkling with cheese and lemon zest.
  • 5

    Toss to combine and serve.

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