Post updated July 2023 by Emily Winkels (originally published July 2016)

Asparagus is in season and the perfect vegetable to include in your summer meals. Our recipe for Baked Asparagus fries are a great way to try asparagus in a fun new way!

Health Benefits of Asparagus Fries?

  • Not only is asparagus quite delicious, but it is nutritious! Asparagus provides an excellent source of Vitamin K, Iron, Folate, Vitamin A, Antioxidants, and Dietary Fiber.
  • One of the best ways to consume asparagus, to reap all its benefits, is to cook it until it is Al Dente.

Asparagus is often grilled, but with our Baked Asparagus Fries, we are going to be using our oven! This recipe requires a small number of ingredients and comes together quickly. Coated in breadcrumbs and tossed in beaten eggs and milk, these fries bake until crispy in the oven.

Once baked, our asparagus fries go great with veggie burgers, pasta salad, or grilled meat. You could even serve these fries as an appetizer, paired with your favorite dip. We hope you love this recipe as much as we do, Happy summer baking!

Try as a side with Summer Shrimp Pasta or our favorite turkey burgers!

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baked asparagus fries on a white plate with dipping sauce

Summer Recipe: Baked Asparagus Fries

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  • Author: Jennifer McDaniel


Asparagus fries are the perfect healthy, summer snack!



Breadcrumb Coating Mixture:

  • 1 ½ cups of Panko
  • 1 cup of Breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup of Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 tbsp. of Salt and Pepper

1 large bunch of Asparagus

2 cups of flour

2 beaten eggs



1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

2. Cut off the tough ends of the asparagus.

3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and brush it with some oil.

4. Mix the ingredients of the breadcrumb mixture in a long rectangular shallow pan.

5. Place the flour in one container and the beaten eggs in another container. This is what will be used to adhere the breadcrumb mixture to the asparagus.

6. Dip each asparagus into the flour first, then the egg mixture, and finally the breadcrumb mixture.

7. Place the asparagus on the greased baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 425 degrees.