Roasted with garlic or steamed with butter and a squirt of lemon juice, nothing says spring like a side dish of fresh, tender asparagus spears at the Easter dinner table. Browse our asparagus recipes for great ways to complement your Easter dinner, from cheesy casseroles to simple sides, salads, and more.See Popular Asparagus Recipes
The bread crumbs create a crisp coating for the asparagus as it bakes. Serve with honey mustard dip for a quick snack or appetizer.
These salmon-, cream cheese-, and dill-filled lasagna rolls are ready to serve in about 15 minutes.
A tomato, sweet pepper, and horseradish jam complements this roasted asparagus side dish. Serve the jam pureed if you'd prefer a smoother texture.
This is an occasion where simpler is better. The sweet flavor of asparagus is heightened when it is roasted quickly and showered with Parmesan cheese.
Oranges add a citrus flavor to this quick and easy side-dish recipe that can be ready in less than 30 minutes.
Grilling gives fresh asparagus a rich, roasted flavor that meshes wonderfully with tangy goat cheese and toasted pine nuts.
Simmering asparagus with tarragon adds flavor in this recipe without the fat of sauteing.
Although this simple side dish recipe is delicious with salmon and other fish, it's also tasty with beef, pork, and poultry.
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.
The lively combination of ginger and apricot nectar creates a noteworthy vinaigrette recipe for fresh 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.
The uniquely shaped campanelle is the pasta of choice for this side dish recipe. If you don't have it on hand, any medium-size pasta will do.