Cheesy Roasted Asparagus

Cheesy Roasted Asparagus – Even picky eaters will LOVE asparagus when it’s roasted with onions and covered with melted CHEESE!! A fast and EASY side that’s perfect for busy weeknights!!

If you have some picky eaters in your house or people that ‘don’t like vegetables’ or aren’t fond of asparagus, I can almost guarantee they will like it when it’s roasted with red onions and covered with cheese.

Seasonal Produce Always Tastes Best

Take advantage of springtime asparagus while you can. This is a perfect fast and easy side dish that’s ready in 20 minutes.

Or if you’re like me and love both roasted vegetables + cheese, then this is a meal unto its own.

Low Carb And Gluten-Free For The Win

Low carb and naturally gluten-free, the asparagus is crisp-tender, the red onion imparts extra flavor, and the cheesy is ooey and gooey.

Cheesy Roasted Asparagus

Cheesy Roasted Asparagus – Even picky eaters will LOVE asparagus when it’s roasted with onions and covered with melted CHEESE!! A fast and EASY side that’s perfect for busy weeknights!!

Did you make this recipe?

Ingredients:

  • one bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/2 of one medium red onion, sliced vertically into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • about 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with foil for easier cleanup.
  2. Add the asparagus and onions to the baking sheet, evenly drizzle with olive oil, evenly sprinkle with salt and pepper, and use your hands to toss to coat evenly.
  3. Bake for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  4. Remove baking sheet from the oven, evenly sprinkle the cheese over middle section of the asparagus, and return the baking sheet to the oven for about 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted. Alternatively, place the baking sheet under the broiler on high for about 3 to 4 minutes if you prefer your cheese to be more golden browned rather than simply just melted. If you’re using the broiler, keep a very close eye on things since food can burn very quickly under the broiler. Recipe is best warm and fresh.
Only Eats

Related Recipes

Rainbow Roasted Vegetables – Trying to eat more vegetables? Seeing the rainbow should do the trick!! Fast, easy, and as healthy as it gets!

Parmesan Balsamic Roasted Broccoli – Even people who don’t like to eat their veggies will love broccoli prepared this way! Easy, healthy, and full of flavor from the balsamic and Parmesan!

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts – Think you don’t like Brussels sprouts? The balsamic glaze on these will change your mind! Best Brussels sprouts ever! Fast, easy, and accidentally healthy!

Lemon Rosemary Coconut Oil Roasted Vegetables – Trying to eat more vegetables? Try them roasted with coconut oil for a healthy, fast, and easy dish!

Herb-Roasted Tri-Colored Carrots – Lightly caramelized around the edges, crisp-tender in the center, and seasoned with rosemary, thyme, and parsley! A trusty side that you’ll make again and again for holidays or easy weeknight dinners!

Skinny Broccoli and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry – Skip takeout and make your own fast, easy, and healthy stir fry! Think of all the money and calories you’ll save!

Curry Coconut Oil Sweet Potato Fries with Cucumber Dill Dip – A fast and flavorful twist on sweet potatoes! The warming notes of the curry are perfectly offset by the cooling dip! Comfort food that’s healthy and easy!

Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette – Grilling gives these simply prepared vegetables the perfect amount of smoky flavor! The basil vinaigrette is loaded with layers of flavor and ready in 1 minute! Healthy, fast, easy, minimal cleanup = the perfect recipe!