Broiled Asparagus Parmesan Recipe

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ground white pepper to taste
  1. Place asparagus and water in 8×8 inch microwave-safe dish and cover.
  2. Heat in microwave on high until tender, 6 to 7 minutes.
  3. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  4. Preheat the oven's broiler and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source.
  5. Remove asparagus from dish and place in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Squeeze lemon wedge into melted butter and drizzle over asparagus.
  7. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and ground white pepper over asparagus.
  8. Place under broiler until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.