“Cheesy” Baked Asparagus

Cheesy Baked Asparagus White Plate with Asparagus spears topped with nutritional yeast cheese sauce and the words "cheesy" baked asparagus in the lower left corner with white letters across a green block | Root Nutrition Education & Counseling

 

Cheesy Baked Asparagus White Plate with Asparagus spears topped with nutritional yeast cheese sauce and the words "cheesy" baked asparagus in the lower left corner with white letters across a green block | Root Nutrition Education & Counseling

Cheesy Baked Asparagus

Asparagus baked with nutritional yeast to make a vegan "cheese"
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine American, Vegan
Servings 3 5 spears

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Bunch of asparagus
  • 1 tbsp Cold or expeller pressed extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Nutritional yeast 
  • 5 tbsp Water

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Wash and dry the aspargus
  • Cut off the tips of the asparagus and set aside
  • In a small bowl add, water, oil, and nutritional yeast until it blends into a "cheese" sauce and set aside
  • Place the asparagus on a baking sheet and brush with extra virgin olive oil
  • Top with the "cheese" sauce until all the spears are completely covered
  • For extra "cheesy" feel top with additional nutrition yeast so well covered
  • Place in the oven for 25 minutes or until asparagus is crispy
  • Top the cooked asparagus with more nutritiona yeast
Keyword baked vegetables, cheesy baked asparagus, green veggies, nutritional yeast
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