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lemon parmesan phyllo wrapped asparagus

Lemon Parmesan Phyllo Wrapped Asparagus

  • Author: Brittany Raftis, RD
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 20 pieces 1x


Looking for a way to add some veggies to your appetizer spread this season but want something more interesting than a veggie tray? These Lemon Parmesan They not only look nice, but they’re delicious. These are sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next get together!



1 bunch of asparagus

2 sheets of phyllo pastry

1/4 cup + 2 tbsp parmesan cheese

2 tsp lemon zest


  1. If your asparagus is thick, blanch by boiling in water for about 3 minutes. Strain and pat dry.
  2. Brush the first sheet pf phyllo with melted butter, keeping the other covered with damp paper towels.
  3. Fold the phyllo in half (should be about length of asparagus). Brush again with butter.
  4. Sprinkle the phyllo with 3 tbsp parm and 1 tsp lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper. Using a pastry scissors or knife, slice into 10 strips. 
  5. Place asparagus diagonally on a strip of pastry, with the phyllo starting just below the head of the asparagus. Roll the asparagus with the phyllo so that pastry covers most of the stalk.
  6. Place the wrapped asparagus on a parchment lined baking sheet and brush with butter. Repeat with the remaining asparagus. Each sheet will do 10 asparagus. 
  7. Bake at 450F for 10 minutes, flipping half way. When you flip, sprinkle the one side with more parmesan (optional).
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Keywords: appetizer, asparagus, holiday recipe, easy appetizer, 20-minute recipe, lemon, parmesan, phyllo