Cheesy Asparagust Gratin Recipe

Cheesy Baked Asparagus

Cheesy Baked Asparagus loaded with Mozzarella cheese, butter, Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs. The perfect side dish, or serve as an appetizer.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 228kcal
Author Valentina's Corner


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil (or Canola oil)
  • 1 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tsp plain breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, cubed
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Trim ends of asparagus and layout onto a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle asparagus with oil. Lightly season with salt and pepper asparagus and toss. 
  • Add Mozzarella cheese atop asparagus. Add butter, sprinkle Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes until asparagus is tender (may take longer, depending on the size of asparagus and desired tenderness).
  • Serve immediately.



Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1225IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2.6mg