This is an especially wonderful dish and so easy for celebrations because you can serve it hot or cold.
1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
3 tablespoons pine nuts
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
Preheat oven to 400°.
Place the asparagus, tomatoes and pine nuts on a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
Mix 2 tablespoons oil, garlic, salt and pepper; add to asparagus and toss to coat.
Bake 15-20 minutes or just until asparagus is tender. Drizzle with remaining oil and the lemon juice; sprinkle with cheese and lemon aest. Toss to combine.