Asparagus Recipes

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.

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Roasted Asparagus

From Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus Pasta Spring Rolls

From Better Homes and Gardens

These salmon-, cream cheese-, and dill-filled lasagna rolls are ready to serve in about 15 minutes.

Asparagus Pasta Spring Rolls

Asparagus Dijon

From Better Homes and Gardens

Asparagus cooks quickly and can be ready, with a creamy Dijon sauce, in 15 minutes. An easy way to remove scales from asparagus spears is with a vegetable peeler.

Asparagus Dijon

Steamed Asparagus with Lemon-Butter Sauce

From Taste of the South

Steamed Asparagus with Lemon-Butter Sauce

Roasted Asparagus

From Taste of the South

Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus with Red Peppers

From Diabetic Living

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

Asparagus with Red Peppers

Roasted Asparagus

From Ladies' Home Journal

Roasting the asparagus with oil instead of boiling it retains its tender-crisp texture. Serve this low-calorie side dish with beef, chicken, or fish.

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts

From EatingWell

Roasting is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to cook asparagus. Here we give it an extra flourish with a quick sauce of reduced balsamic vinegar and a sprinkling of toasted pine nuts.

Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts

Asparagus in Mustard-Dill Sauce

From Better Homes and Gardens

Asparagus in Mustard-Dill Sauce

Asparagus with Warm Vinaigrette

From Diabetic Living

The lively combination of ginger and apricot nectar creates a noteworthy vinaigrette recipe for fresh asparagus.

Asparagus with Warm Vinaigrette

Potato-Asparagus Casserole

From Family Circle

There's no sauce to mask the fresh flavors of the potatoes, asparagus, and onion in this side-dish casserole.

Potato-Asparagus Casserole

Braised Asparagus & Cipolline Onions with Pancetta & Balsamic Butter Glaze

From Fine Cooking Magazine

Cute little cipolline (chip-oh-LEE-nee) onions are a fun way to add oniony flavor. Originally from Italy, these petite flying-saucer shaped onions have a sweet, delicate flavor that's terrific in stews and braises.

Braised Asparagus & Cipolline Onions with Pancetta & Balsamic Butter Glaze

Roasted Asparagus with Garlic-Lemon Sauce

From EatingWell

Roasted asparagus is delicious drizzled with a sauce inspired by Caesar salad dressing. Low-fat mayonnaise makes the sauce creamy without a lot of extra calories or fat. Dress up the dish with chopped hard-boiled eggs or leave them out if you're in a hurry.

Roasted Asparagus with Garlic-Lemon Sauce

Breaded Asparagus

From Parents

The bread crumbs create a crisp coating for the asparagus as it bakes. Serve with honey mustard dip for a quick snack or appetizer.

Breaded Asparagus

Sesame Asparagus

From Heart-Healthy Living

Serve this seasoned chilled asparagus side dish with grilled meat, chicken, or fish.

Sesame Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus with Tomato Jam

From 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.

Roasted Asparagus with Tomato Jam

Roasted Asparagus Parmesan

From Diabetic Living

Although this simple side dish recipe is delicious with salmon and other fish, it's also tasty with beef, pork, and poultry.

Roasted Asparagus Parmesan

Asparagus with Goat Cheese

From Diabetic Living

Grilling gives fresh asparagus a rich, roasted flavor that meshes wonderfully with tangy goat cheese and toasted pine nuts.

Asparagus with Goat Cheese

Smoky Glazed Asparagus

From Food & Wine

Chef Nate Appleman of A16 and SPQR restaurants in San Francisco swears by coating vegetables with a mayonnaise-based marinade; it creates a beautifully blistered crust when grilled. Here he offers a marinade for asparagus that is also fabulous on broccoli and fennel.

Smoky Glazed Asparagus

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Lemony Asparagus and New Potatoes

From Better Homes and Gardens

This healthy side dish showcases fresh asparagus and new potatoes with a touch of lemon and thyme.

Lemony Asparagus and New Potatoes

Lemony Sesame Asparagus

From The Food Channel

Asparagus is a traditional Spring vegetable that often appears on the Passover Seder table. This particular variation is simple to prepare, yet looks quite elegant.

Lemony Sesame Asparagus

Birds EyeŽ Lemon Basil Vegetables

From Birds Eye

Birds EyeŽ Lemon Basil Vegetables

Citrus-Roasted Asparagus

From Better Homes and Gardens

Oranges add a citrus flavor to this quick and easy side-dish recipe that can be ready in less than 30 minutes.

Citrus-Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

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Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus & Parmesan Cream Pastry

From Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Asparagus & Parmesan Cream Pastry

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