The versatility of asparagus makes this vegetable easy to use in a variety of recipes, from pasta dishes to salads and soups. Consider using both white and green stalks to liven a main dish or create a baked, roasted, or grillled asparagus side vegetable.
To simplify preparation, replace the homemade olive paste with purchased tapenade for these appetizers.
Watercress has a peppery bite that provides contrast to mild-mannered asparagus in this simple main-dish salad.
Add a creative twist to any gathering by serving these fresh and fun appetizers of lasagna noodles wrapped around smoked salmon and asparagus spears.
This recipe calls for ground turkey and makes a memorable brunch recipe that's been popular with Better Homes and Gardens readers for decades.
This cheesy breakfast or brunch recipe is a make-ahead special. Fix it the night before and pop it in the oven the next morning.
A fresh vegetable slaw tops asparagus in this simple low calorie side dish.
Add dried Italian seasoning or a combination of dried herbs, such as thyme, oregano, or rosemary for added flavor to this roasted vegetable side dish.
Vegetables and a homemade creamy sauce top toast in this meatless main dish.
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.
Casseroles are an obvious cold-weather staple and for good reason. Try this comforting soup that features asparagus, rice, ham, and cheese, and a crunchy panko topping.
One fresh or frozen lobster tail weighing 10 to 12 ounces yields just the right amount of cooked meat for this richly sauced pasta dish.
Making risotto in the microwave is less labor-intensive than stovetop cooking that requires constant attention. Sausage and asparagus turn this into a one-dish meal.
Showcase spring's finest in this veggie-packed rice dish.
A tangy lemon dressing tops this grilled pork and asparagus recipe for a fresh and tasty summertime meal in less than 30 minutes.
Roasting asparagus brings out a slightly sweet flavor which pairs well with the classicly pungent notes of garlic. Try this for brunch alongside poached eggs, or as a dinner side with your favorite main dish meat or fish.
The combination of creamy alfredo, sophisticated scallops and crisp-tender asparagus make this an elegant dinner option.
Serve this fancy soup during spring when asparagus is in season.