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.

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

Turkey-Asparagus Brunch Bake

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe calls for ground turkey and makes a memorable brunch recipe that's been popular with Better Homes and Gardens readers for decades.

Ham-Asparagus Strata

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Shrimp & Watercress Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Watercress has a peppery bite that provides contrast to mild-mannered asparagus in this simple main-dish salad.

Total: 15 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

Rarebit Sauce with Roasted Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

Vegetables and a homemade creamy sauce top toast in this meatless main dish.

Spring Asparagus Slaw

Better Homes and Gardens

A fresh vegetable slaw tops asparagus in this simple low calorie side dish.

Roasted Asparagus and Other Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

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-Ham Bake

Midwest Living

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.

Lobster and Asparagus Alfredo

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Total: 25 mins

Risotto With Chicken Sausage And Asparagus

Family Circle

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.

Lemony Spring Risotto

Family Circle

Showcase spring's finest in this veggie-packed rice dish.

Grilled Pork and Asparagus with Lemon Dressing

Family Circle

A tangy lemon dressing tops this grilled pork and asparagus recipe for a fresh and tasty summertime meal in less than 30 minutes.

Garlic-Roasted Asparagus

Midwest Living

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.

Scallop and Asparagus Alfredo

Better Homes and Gardens

The combination of creamy alfredo, sophisticated scallops and crisp-tender asparagus make this an elegant dinner option.

Total: 30 mins

Asparagus and Cheese Potato Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this fancy soup during spring when asparagus is in season.

Total: 35 mins
Asparagus  Recipes: Take your pick!
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