Asparagus, the Easy Way: Roast Asparagus with Shaved Parmesan

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Get in There and Cook: A Master Class for the Starter Chef

By Richard Sax

Published 1997

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This easy, unusual method comes from my friends Johanne Killeen and George Germon, chef-owners of Al Forno restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island.


  • 1 pound asparagus
  • Fruity extra-virgin olive oil
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 500°F. Trim and peel the asparagus stalks as above. Place the asparagus in a shallow baking dish and drizzle with the olive oil.
  2. Roast just until