This recipe appears in:The Food Lab: All About Asparagus
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- 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 2 ounces Cotija cheese, grated or shredded
- 1 lime, cut into wedges
Preheat broiler to high. Toss asparagus, oil, and 2/3rds of cheese in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Broil 2-inches from element until tender and well charred, 4 to 8 minutes total, shaking occasionally. Transfer to a bowl, toss with remaining cheese and serve with lime wedges.