Baked Asparagus with Parmesan & Balsamic
Serves 4

This is a delicious simple side dish, suited to accompany any meal. You can use any sort of caramelized balsamic vinegar now available in supermarkets and good delicatessens.

2 bunches of asparagus, sliced in half length ways
A good drizzle of olive oil
Salt and pepper
Lira’h Strawberry Balsamic vinegar
Some good shavings of hard pecorino (sheep’s milk) cheese
Salt and pepper

Preheat the oven to 220c.

Lay the sliced asparagus onto a tray and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and place onto a platter, drizzle over the balsamic.

Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle over the shavings of pecorino. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Asparagus baked with parmesan