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Asparagus Fries

Asparagus Fries

A healthier, baked alternative to French fries using fresh asparagus.

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10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time


Spicy Salt

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)


1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

2/3 cup panko bread crumbs

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 pound asparagus spears, ends trimmed


Lemon wedges, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all spicy salt ingredients in bowl; mix well. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Place melted butter into pie plate or shallow bowl; set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese in another pie plate or shallow bowl; set aside.

  5. STEP 5

    Coat asparagus spears in melted butter. Roll in bread crumb mixture, pressing to adhere to asparagus. Place in single layer on prepared baking sheet. Bake 10-15 minutes, turning once halfway through baking, or until coating is crispy and asparagus is tender.

  6. STEP 6

    Sprinkle with spicy salt, as desired. Serve immediately with lemon wedges. Squeeze lemon wedges over fries, if desired.

Tip #1

Fries can be reheated 5 minutes at 400°F.

Nutrition (1 serving)

200 Calories
14 Fat (g)
35 Cholesterol (mg)
810 Sodium (mg)
15 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
7 Protein (g)
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