Asparagus

The shoots of the plant of the genus A. Officianalis eaten as a vegetable.

Recipes

  1. Asparagus Dijon

    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.

  2. Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise

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

  3. Asparagus with Mustard Dipping Sauce

    Crisp-tender asparagus spears and sugar snap peas give color and freshness to your appetizer spread.

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Articles

  1. Asparagus : Smart Storage

    Mon, 2 Jul 2012

    the wonderful sound of the woody ends of asparagus spears breaking off. When I shop for asparagus , I don’t buy those very skinny ones because ..... about a half inch of thickness. To store asparagus for 4–5 days in the fridge, keep the

  2. Asparagus Frittata: An All-Star Breakfast Dish

    Tue, 18 Mar 2014

    briefly blanched then broiled the asparagus to give them a little char on their ..... filled in the spaces between the asparagus and mushrooms. I popped the little ..... with fresh tomatoes, reserved asparagus spears and a dollop of homemade grain

  3. Spring Asparagus for Salads, Soups, Sides, and More

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    Asparagus image via Shutterstock Nothing else quite says “spring is here” like the arrival of asparagus . Fresh, local asparagus is only in season for a short amount of time, so keep an eye

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Videos

  1. How to Make Roasted Asparagus

    Thu, 9 Jun 2011

    of the amount and the size of asparagus we have in the pans that I have ..... We wanna make sure that the asparagus spears don't dry out. Look at that ..... been 15 minutes and I took our asparagus out of the oven and look how gorgeously

    Asparagus found at 0:10, 2:53, 3:29

    the recipe.com, and today, I'm gonna show you how to make roasted asparagus . So I have our ingredients all laid out here. We have 4 pounds of asparagus washed, trimmed and peeled. We also have a quarter teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, 1 teaspoon of salt and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Now, by roasting the asparagus in the olive oil instead of boiling in water really allows you to retain that tender, crisp quality which we all love. You can serve low-calorie side dish with beef, chicken or fish. So to start, we are going to assemble our little asparagus roasted goodness over here. Now, because of the amount and the size of asparagus we have in the pans that I have, I'm going to divide it into 2 pans. If you have a baking dish
    be covering this we roast it. We wanna make sure that the asparagus spears don't dry out. Look at that. Just gorgeous, just goes on, so easy. It's amazing how olive oil can really go so far just a little bit. Now, we wipe our hands and we're gonna put it in the oven for 15 to 18 minutes until tender. Remember that is 450 degrees and will come back then. Okay, so it's been 15 minutes and I took our asparagus out of the oven and look how gorgeously. This is roasted. It still has that super vibrant, bright green color. We have
    chicken, fish, or beef. There you have it. That's how you roast asparagus .
  2. How to Steam Asparagus

    Mon, 19 Dec 2011

    m Judith. Well, today, we'll be making steamed asparagus with lemon butter sauce, a fantastic hot and indulgent asparagus dish. So, what you'll need is 2 pounds of fresh asparagus , a quarter cup of water, 4 egg yolks, 2 tablespoons

    Asparagus found at 0:08, 1:37, 2:48

    -Hi everyone I'm Judith. Well, today, we'll be making steamed asparagus with lemon butter sauce, a fantastic hot and indulgent asparagus dish. So, what you'll need is 2 pounds of fresh asparagus , a quarter cup of water, 4 egg yolks, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 cup of butter softened, 1/2 teaspoon of dried tarragon. Okay, so first of all, with out fresh asparagus , we have trimmed off the bottom rough parts, so they are a little bit smaller now and all those rough parts are done. Now, in a baking dish, you get either large baking dish or 2 small ones. We're gonna add our asparagus to fit in there. We'll get our second one too, and we're gonna cover it with water. I use half in each
    So, we'll do the same thing to this baking dish. Cover our asparagus , so that it will steam and we'll just keep gonna keep on little corner open there. Fantastic, so they're gonna go in the microwave now and we're gonna let those stream for about 6 to 7 minutes. Then, we can set them aside and keep them warm. So, other asparagus are steaming. Let's move on to our lemon and butter sauce. So, in a heavy bottom saucepan, we're just gonna put it
    just gonna be a great sauce to go on top of the asparagus . So, let's take it off the heat. And the last thing we wanna do is add in our tarragon. Tarragon gives a beautiful smell and just combined so well with the butter. What a sauce for our asparagus . Set that aside. Keep it warm in 2 minutes. Now, we have our steamed asparagus out from the microwave. So, we'll just uncover the whole of that and that's perfect, crisp, tender, just how we want it.
  3. How to Make Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

    Thu, 23 Jun 2011

    gonna show you how to make Roasted Asparagus . Now, this is an occasion where simpler is better. The sweet taste of asparagus is heightened when roasted quickly ..... pound of fresh, washed, untrimmed asparagus , an eighth of a teaspoon of ground

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    I'm Miranda and, today, I'm gonna show you how to make Roasted Asparagus . Now, this is an occasion where simpler is better. The sweet taste of asparagus is heightened when roasted quickly and showered with parmesan cheese. I have our ingredients all laid out here so let's get started. We have one pound of fresh, washed, untrimmed asparagus , an eighth of a teaspoon of ground black pepper, one tablespoon of olive oil, and three tablespoons of fresh grated parmesan cheese. So we're gonna start. I have the asparagus here already in a little 2-quart baking dish, so I'm just going to sprinkle with the pepper. Now, sprinkle, sprinkle, sprinkle. Beautiful. And then drizzle it with the olive oil and just give it a nice toss to coat. This won't be covered. We're just roasting it uncovered so I just wanna make sure that every little asparagus spear is nice and coated with the olive oil so it doesn't dry out. Beautiful. We're gonna save the cheese 'til the end. My oven is behind me, preheated at 450 degrees, so I'm gonna pop it in for 15 minutes. They're gonna get nice and roasted and brown and I'm going to toss it at least 2 to 3 times during the cooking process, so let's come back in 15 minutes when our asparagus is nice and roasted. All right, so it's been 15 minutes. Look at my gorgeous roasted asparagus . Still crisp and tender, bright green but with some nice roasted little bits. Now, we're just gonna transfer this to a warmed platter. I've got this nice warmed plate here. Look how gorgeous. This would be so good, you know, with seafood, as any sort of side. Roasted asparagus like this, so fantastic, and now, of course, the crowning glory, we're going to sprinkle it with that parmesan cheese. So, keeping it simple, keeping it delicious, allowing the asparagus to really, really shine. There you go. Now you know how to make Roasted Asparagus .
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Rotini with Ham

    Thu, 8 Mar 2012

    pasta 16 oz. jar low fat Alfredo Sauce 19 oz. can asparagus spears cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 c sun dried tomatoes ..... directions. Heat alfredo sauce then stir in pasta, asparagus ,. sun dried tomatoes and ham. Stir in half the

  2. Asparagus and Cheese Tart

    Tue, 1 May 2012

    cook a spring meal, with this Asparagus and Cheese Tart featured as the ..... chocolate puff pastry, but an " Asparagus , Chocolate and Cheese Tart ..... puff-pastry cups, but we wanted the asparagus spears laid out in rows, not diced up

  3. Pea, Asparagus , and Spring Herb Pasta

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    Dinner gets a spring makeover in this pea, asparagus , and spring herb pasta that is filled with bright, fresh flavors and ingredients. I don’t even want you to know what’s on

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How To

  1. Better Recipes 2011 Semi-Annual Recipe Contest

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    3/20 – 3/26/11 Easy Spring Meal Recipe Week 11: 3/27 – 4/2/11 Italian Recipe Week 12: 4/3/ – 4/9/11 Asparagus Recipe Week 13: 4/10 – 4/16/11 Seafood Recipe Week 14: 4/17 – 4/23/11 Egg Recipe Week 15: 4/24 – 4/30

  2. Pick of Spring Produce

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    Pick of Spring Produce" by entering your recipes featuring leeks, lettuce, peas, green and Vidalia onions, radishes, asparagus , spinach and mushrooms. Don't forget the strawberries, rhubarb, potatoes, and herbs. Deadline: August 1, 2012 Prizes

  3. Nuts About Nuts

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    entrées--macadamia-crusted mahimahi or Cornish hens with chestnut stuffing. Showcase side dishes, such as pecan rice and asparagus with pine nuts. Or pour on the walnut pesto sauce, Brazil nut butter and other condiments and sauces. Often, it's the