Asparagus Gremolata
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Asparagus Gremolata

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: american
Servings: 4
Author: jodiemo


  • 1 lb . asparagus woody ends removed
  • 2 T . olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 slices white bread
  • 4 T butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano or parsley
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 T lemon zest


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss asparagus, olive oil, and salt and pepper together in a baking dish. Roast for 15-20 minutes or until crisp tender.
  • Meanwhile, pulse the bread slices in a food processor until you've made breadcrumbs.
  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the crumbs and stir until they are golden and crisp. Spread on a plate to cool.
  • Pulse, lemon zest, herbs, garlic, salt and pepper in food processor until they are the same consistency as the bread crumbs. Mix together with cooled crumbs.
  • Plate asparagus and top with gremolata.