Roasted Asparagus with Goat Cheese

Roasted asparagus on a plate with cooked chicken.

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This easy and unique roasted asparagus recipe with goat cheese and balsamic will have even the most veggie-averse eaters in your family going back for seconds. 


Units Scale
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar


Heat the oven to 350 degrees 

Wash the asparagus and remove the woody ends of the stems. 

Place on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper

Drizzle the asparagus with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, and salt. 

Toss well to coat. Spread out into a single layer on the baking sheet

Roast asparagus in the oven at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. 

Remove from the oven and drizzle with balsamic vinegar. 

Sprinkle roasted asparagus with goat cheese. 

Return to the hot oven for 2-3 minutes or until goat cheese is melted. 

Serve immediately. 



NOTE: Cooking time will vary based on the thickness of your asparagus and preferred doneness. Start testing the asparagus after 15 minutes and roast until it pierces easily with a fork. 

Keywords: roasted asparagus, roasted vegetables, spring vegetables, Michigan vegetables, 350 degree oven, easy side dish