Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Set aside.
Prepare the asparagus by rinsing under water and laying it out on paper towels to completely dry.
Break off the woody stems by holding the asparagus stalks by the bottom with one hand and a few inches away with the other. Apply pressure and break the asparagus apart. It should naturally breakaway at the location that needs to be cut off.
Place asparagus in a single layer on the baking sheet.
Drizzle about 1 tablespoon of olive oil all over the asparagus.
Srinkle salt and black pepper all over.
Toss to evenly coat the asparagus.
Spread parmesan cheese over all the asparagus.
Place the baking dish or pan in the preheated oven and roast for 15-20 minutes. Asparagus is done when it can be pierce with a fork.
Remove from oven, transfer to a plate, squeeze fresh lemon juice all over and enjoy.