Asparagus with Romano Cheese and Pine Nuts

Asparagus with Romano Cheese and Pine Nuts
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Recipe type: Vegetables
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus (cut in half, using the top half of the spear)
  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup Romano cheese, fresh grated
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 fresh lemon
Instructions
  1. Turn on the broiler to high heat.
  2. Arrange asparagus on a baking sheet.
  3. Brush with olive oil on both sides of the asparagus.
  4. Add the cheese and pine nuts.
  5. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Add pepper and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 64 Fat: 5g Saturated fat: 1g Unsaturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 2g Sodium: 31mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 2g