Garlic and Gruyere Roasted Asparagus
2 lbs fresh asparagus, trimmed and cleaned
5-6 cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced in half
1 teaspoon of onion powder
1 teaspoon of fresh ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
1/4 cup of olive oil
1/4-1/2 cup of fresh grated gruyere cheese
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Clean and trim asparagus and line in a wide baking dish or sheet, single layered.
In a small pan on medium-low heat, heat olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and onion powder. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
Pour oil and garlic mixture evenly over asparagus and sprinkle with cheese.
Roast for 12 minutes until asparagus is cooked and al dente.