Garlic Baked Asparagus with Parmesan and Mozzarella


Baked Asparagus with parmesan and mozzarella cheese is the perfect Keto side dish. We loaded this roasted asparagus recipe with garlic, cheese and spices to create a satisfying and filling keto vegetable recipe. We served it in a cute white baking dish since baked cheese recipes can look a bit blah in darker or clear dishes. 

Pair this Baked Asparagus with Parmesan recipe with:

Whole Roasted Chicken

Keto Green Bean Casserole

Oven Roasted Mushrooms in Garlic Butter

Creamed Spinach with Cheese

Baked Asparagus with Parmesan and lemon wedge in a white baking dish.

Cheesy Baked Asparagus with Parmesan and Mozzarella

Cheesy Garlic Baked Asparagus with Parmesan and Mozzarella cheese makes this low carb side dish recipe spot on for any meal. Only 2 net carbs per serving.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Asparagus, Christmas Side Dish, Easter Side Dish, Holiday Side Dish, Keto, Keto Recipe, Low Carb, Low Carb Recipe, Thanksgiving Side Dish, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 119kcal
Author Lighter Kitchen
Cost $7.39


  • 1 1/2 Pounds Asparagus, stalks trimmed
  • 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Tbsp Fresh Squeezed Lemon (optional)
  • 1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Finely Shredded Parmesan Cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place Asparagus in 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • In small bowl combine: butter, olive oil, garlic, salt, black pepper. Pour over asparagus and toss to evenly coat.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, tossing halfway through.
  • Remove from oven & drizzle lemon juice over asparagus. Top with mozzarella & parmesan cheese.
  • Set the oven to Broil. Place asparagus back into oven and broil for 3-5 minutes until cheese is bubbly & starts to get toasty brown.

recipe cost

$7.39 ($.92 Per Serving)

how-to photos

Raw Asparagus with Parmesan and lemon wedge in a white baking dish.

Step 3.

Pour butter, garlic and spices over asparagus.

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