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Ham and Cheese Baked Asparagus
5 mins
12 mins
17 mins

This cheesy baked asparagus is hands down my new favorite keto side dish. It’s easy, delicious, and takes less than 20 minutes to make. Recipe from All Day I Dream About Food

Course: Light Meal, Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: American, Light Meal, Side Dishes
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Paleo
Servings: 6
Calories: 152 kcal
  • 1 lb asparagus spears
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 4 oz cheddar cheese grated or plant-based "cheese"
  • 2 oz mozzarella shredded or plant-based "cheese"
  • 1 oz ham cooked, diced
  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Wash and trim the woody ends from the asparagus. Pat dry well.

  2. Lay the asparagus on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with the oil. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper and toss to combine, then spread out into a single layer.

  3. Sprinkle with the minced garlic and bake 8 minutes, until the asparagus is tender and bright green.

  4. Remove from the oven and turn on the broiler. Sprinkle the asparagus with the grated cheeses and diced ham.

  5. Return to the oven on the second highest rack position and broil 2 to 4 minutes, until the cheese is melted and beginning to brown.

Nutrition Facts
Ham and Cheese Baked Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 234mg10%
Potassium 192mg5%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 825IU17%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 202mg20%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.