Easy asparagus appetizers add color and texture to your table, or use them to garnish your appetizer plates. Try these easy recipes for asparagus-prosciutto rolls, grilled asparagus, or a white and green asparagus appetizer crudite tray.

Asparagus and Red Pepper Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

To simplify preparation, replace the homemade olive paste with purchased tapenade for these appetizers.

Total: 45 mins

Asparagus Spring Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

Add a creative twist to any gathering by serving these fresh and fun appetizers of lasagna noodles wrapped around smoked salmon and asparagus spears.

Total: 40 mins

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve these fresh wrapped appetizers,filled wit asparagus, cheese, and prosciutto for spring or summer. For easy rolling, allow cheese slices to stand at room temperature about 15 minutes.

Asparagus with Raspberry Dijon Dipping Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Why relegate tender asparagus to the side? Here, it stars as a fresh and light appetizer with a fruity dipping sauce.

Total: 25 mins

Spicy Spring Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

Try this low-calorie appetizer of asparagus spears and carrots seasoned with a vinaigrette dressing.

Fennel and Asparagus Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Spring vegetables brighten up this meatless quiche. Don't worry, baking novices: this recipe starts with a refrigerated pie crust.

Garlicky Asparagus Flatbread

Better Homes and Gardens

Asparagus with Red Peppers

Diabetic Living

Simmering asparagus with tarragon adds flavor in this recipe without the fat of sauteing.

Total: 35 mins

Asparagus-Ricotta Bruschetta

Diabetic Living

Top toasted baguette slices with light and fluffy ricotta cheese and roasted asparagus for a crowd-pleasing vegetarian appetizer.

Total: 30 mins

Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise

Better Homes and Gardens

Dress up asparagus spears with a simple yogurt-mayonnaise dressing for a simple side dish or tasty snack.

Total: 25 mins

Roasted Asparagus with Tomato Jam

Better Homes and Gardens

A tomato, sweet pepper, and horseradish jam complements this roasted asparagus side dish. Serve the jam pureed if you'd prefer a smoother texture.

How to Cook Asparagus

If your entree is like the star performer of your meal, then your side dishes are the supporting characters. But no matter how good your star is, you won't have a good show without interesting supporting characters, right? What does this mean when it comes to your meal? It means that same old boring steamed broccoli isn't going to cut it this time. But what can you choose instead? Learn how to cook asparagus, and your meal will be a sure-fire hit every night.

How to Steam Asparagus

Those bundles of green spears at the supermarket are one of the first signs of spring, and discovering how to steam asparagus is a great way to experience the season's bounty.

How to Grill Asparagus

One of the telltale signs of spring is when those bundles of bright green spears start appearing in the produce section--understanding how to grill asparagus will make the vegetable shine.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins

Turkey-Asparagus Roll-Ups

Diabetic Living

The lively mix of smoky turkey, light cream cheese, and crisp-cooked asparagus in this easy fix-up is sensational.

Total: 10 mins
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