Herb-Crusted Asparagus Spears

These garlic and parmesan-crusted asparagus spears make a tasty side dish, snack or party appetizer. Easy and elegant!



Ready In:

40 minutes



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About this Recipe

By: ForksOverKnives.com

If you love asparagus, you’ll love these herb-crusted spears. So yummy!

  • 1 bunch of asparagus (about 12 spears)
  • 2 tablespoons hemp hearts
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder or 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • pinch of paprika
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
asparagus with lemon

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Step 2

Wash the asparagus. To remove the white bottom end, hold each asparagus spear with both hands and bend it near the white end. The white end will snap off.

Step 3

Transfer hemp seeds to a small bowl and mix in the nutritional yeast, garlic, pepper, paprika, and breadcrumbs. Stir and set aside.

Step 4

Arrange the asparagus spears side-by-side in a baking dish and sprinkle with the hemp mixture.

Step 5

Bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until asparagus are crispy.

Step 6

Serve and sprinkle with lemon juice. Enjoy!

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