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This is another of my favorite way to prepare and serve fresh Spring asparagus. It is so
simple and so good with the truffle oil!
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Truffled Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese Recipe
Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 10 min
asparagus stalks, washed and trimmed
Parmesan Cheese (Parmigiano-Reggiano), or similar grating cheese
2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin
3 to 4
garlic cloves, finely chopped
salt or sea salt
Coarsely-ground black pepper
1/4 cup (or more if desired) freshly-grated
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Snap or cut off the tough ends of the asparagus.
Arrange asparagus in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Toss the asparagus
with the olive oil; chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.
Bake approximately 8 to 10 minutes (depending on thickness of the asparagus
stalks) or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and toss with the
Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese; letting it slightly melt.
Transfer asparagus to a serving platter and sprinkle with truffle oil. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.