Roasted Asparagus Caesar Salad

Roasted asparagus adds depth to a classic Caesar salad, while Parmesan crisps add crunchy flavor.

Serves: 6Prep: 15 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 5 ounces Finely Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 10 cups romaine hearts, chopped
  • Caesar dressing


  • Heat oven to 375°F. Grease a baking pan or line with a silicone baking mat.
  • Sprinkle parmesan cheese in an even layer across the prepared pan. Bake 8-11 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly golden brown. Use a thin metal spatula to loosen from the pan and allow to cool completely. Once cool, break into small pieces.
  • Increase oven temperature to 450°F. Toss asparagus with oil, salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet. Roast 8-10 minutes until tender. Cool completely.
  • When ready to serve, toss lettuce, asparagus and desired amount of dressing together until evenly coated. Top with cheese crisps for serving.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.