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Crispy Baked Asparagus FriesCrispy Baked Asparagus Fries


Prepared by: Kelsey Jeter
Nutrition Specialist,
University of Missouri Extension
March 27, 2016


Yield: 4 servings



  • 1½ pounds asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste



  1. Dredge the asparagus in the flour, dip in the egg and then into a mixture of the panko, parmesan, salt and pepper.
  2. Place the asparagus in a single layer on a wire rack on a baking sheet and bake in an oven (preheated to 425 F) until golden brown, about 7-13 minutes.

Nutrition information per serving (without dipping sauce):

Calories: 151

Fat: 4.3g

Saturated Fat: 1.8g

Cholesterol: 86mg

Sodium: 100mg

Carbohydrates: 2.2g

Fiber: 4.1g

Protein: 10.8g






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