Asparagus… These tasty and elegant veggies may call to you at the grocery store produce section. But how to cook them? Steam? Roast? Give these green stalks the attention they deserve and cook something interesting!
They are super versatile, so we decided to compile this great list of easy Asparagus Recipes to help you get the most out of these healthy and delicious vegetables.
From salads and soups, to hearty pastas and stir frys, to great appetizers and sides for your next get together, you will find all here.
So cook through all, and be sure to let me know are your favorites!
1. Garlic Butter Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Beginning our list, we have these garlic butter prosciutto wrapped asparagus. They’re low carb, smothered in delicious garlic butter, and wrapped in prosciutto slices for extra saltiness. It’s the perfect party snack!
2. Asparagus Gratin
Up next on our list is this scrumptious asparagus gratin. It’s easy to make, and perfect for a fancy feast! It uses fresh milk, cream, nutty aged cheese, and amazingly crisp panko breadcrumbs toasted to perfection.
3. Baked Parmesan Asparagus Fries
These baked parmesan asparagus fries make for a healthy alternative to regular french fries. The asparagus stalks are covered in parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs. Perfect for satisfying your french fry craving.
4. Lemon Garlic Asparagus
These addictive lemon garlic asparagus taste amazing, and take only about 10 minutes to make! They’re crispy on the outside, and full of tender lemon and garlic flavors. Perfect for a spring dinner or lunch!
5. Asparagus Soup
If you’re looking for a soup to make, we’ve got the perfect one for you! This asparagus soup is tasty, creamy, and filled with the best ingredients. This recipe is also very healthy, and while it tastes creamy, it doesn’t actually use cream!
6. Pesto Shrimp Asparagus Pasta
Using homemade fresh pesto, this pesto shrimp asparagus pasta is quick to make and packed with tons of flavor! The pesto is easy to make, and uses parmesan cheese, pine nuts, salt, pepper, and more. The pesto coats the shrimp, and the seasoning of the salt and pepper perfect this dish.
7. Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
These spectacular roasted parmesan asparagus are made with fresh garlic and shredded parmesan for super great flavor. Roasting the veggies helps bring out the flavor, and the flavor from this side dish pairs well with beef, chicken, or fish.
8. Pan Fried Asparagus with Poached Eggs Bruschetta
Nothing beats this yummy pan fried asparagus with poached eggs bruschetta. Imagine a beautifully made egg with salty bacon, crunchy asparagus, and toasted bread covered in balsamic glaze. YUM.
9. Shrimp & Asparagus Stir Fry
Looking for an easy stir fry to make? This shrimp and asparagus stir fry is made with peeled shrimp, brown rice, olive oil, sesame seeds, green onions, and more! It’s a great stir fry to make ahead of time for the whole week.
10. Lemon Chicken with Asparagus
Everyone loves food that’s easy to make, and lucky for you this lemon chicken asparagus is just that! The pan-fried chicken is soaked in peppery lemon flavor and has delicious bites of asparagus and buttery sauce.
11. Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta
This chicken asparagus pasta is mixed with creamy alfredo-like sauce and covered with salty bacon bits. The asparagus absorbs all of the saucy goodness, and the bacon pasta is perfectly creamy with just the right amount of flavor. Photos don’t do this one justice!
12. Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon & Asparagus
The baked salmon in this recipe mixes perfectly with the wonderful asparagus. It makes for a healthy dinner that’s also gluten-free. The salmon is oven-baked, covered, and crusted with delicious garlic parmesan.
13. Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts
This cheesy garlic asparagus stuffed chicken is mixed in a lemon butter sauce to make for a tasty way to get your veggies in. The garlic smothered asparagus are stuffed inside of the chicken, filled with mozzarella cheese, and baked in lemon butter.
14. Lemon-Garlic Sautéed Asparagus
If you’re in the mood for a Mediterranean style dish, this lemon-garlic sautéed asparagus is perfect for you! Using fresh lemon juice, garlic, roasted red peppers, and feta cheese, the ingredients will bring out a wonderful variety of flavors.
15. Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry
Packed with protein, this chicken and asparagus stir fry is a great way to get your protein in while also enjoying delicious flavors. The ingredients are also pretty simple, so as long as you have the usual stir fry stuff, you’ll be good to go!
16. Asparagus, Tomato and Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
With few ingredients but tons of flavor, this asparagus, tomato and feta salad makes for a spectacular salad that’s easy to make! It’s also coated in an amazing balsamic vinaigrette with balsamic vinegar, olive oil, mustard, honey, and more.
17. Creamy Salmon and Asparagus Pasta
Anyone looking for pasta? This salmon and asparagus pasta is simple, quick to make, and deliciously creamy. The lemon garlic cream sauce isn’t too thick, but it helps bring out the flavor and adds the right amount of zest to the dish.
18. Shrimp Asparagus Carbonara
If you’re looking for seafood, why not try it in the form of this shrimp asparagus carbonara? It uses a simple but spectacular carbonara sauce which mixes eggs, parmesan, salt, and pepper to make for a perfect sauce to cover the shrimp, asparagus, and pasta.
19. Asparagus Almondine
This asparagus almondine is quick to make and perfect for if you are in need of a side dish in a hurry! You can also make enough for a full blown meal. Loaded with fresh and vibrant flavors, it’s great for lovers of both asparagus and side dishes!
20. Cheesy Baked Asparagus with Gruyere Cheese, Garlic, and Bacon
Anyone feeling cheesy? This cheesy baked asparagus is made with gruyere cheese, garlic, and bacon, and it’s low-carb and keto-friendly. Using only five ingredients, this recipe is simple, but still packed with tasty cheesy flavor.
21. Easy Asparagus Tart
This easy asparagus tart is perfect as a light dinner for a spring day, or as an appetizer on a special occasion. Covered in fresh parsley, salt, pepper, and finely grated parmesan cheese, you don’t want to miss out on this one.
22. Caprese Roasted Asparagus
Topped with mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, and an amazing balsamic glaze, these Caprese roasted asparagus are simply amazing. Making for a tasty side dish or a light main course, these asparagus offer flexibility at the table. One thing’s for sure, they will taste great!
23. Grilled Chicken & Asparagus Pesto Pasta
Perfect warm or cold, this grilled chicken and asparagus pesto pasta is perfect for a healthy, yummy, weeknight dinner. Grilling the chicken and asparagus helps bring out a ton of flavor, and mixing it with lemon juice and shredded pecorino romano cheese perfects it!
24. Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus
Yet another dish that’s easy to make and loaded with flavor, this garlic butter shrimp with asparagus is fantastic. The flavorful and juicy shrimp mix perfectly with the tender asparagus in this flavor-packed meal.
25. Sautéed Asparagus Tartine Recipe (Open Faced Sandwich)
Is an open faced sandwich a sandwich? It doesn’t matter because this asparagus tartine is so good, you won’t have to wonder. It looks fancy, but it’s not too complex. The sautéed asparagus makes for a super unique meal.
26. Asparagus in Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Looking for mushrooms so good you’ll be jumping in the air saying “It’s a me!”? No? Well we have you covered anyway! This dish will make you fall in love with asparagus and mushrooms, and it’s a perfect side for any meal.
27. Gemelli With Sausage and Asparagus
This gemelli with sausage and asparagus is a tasty and authentic pasta. The pasta is covered in a dry white wine, and flavor-packed sun dried tomatoes. Tied together with the gemelli and the sausage, and you’ve got a tasty pasta dish.
28. Cheesy Asparagus Casserole
We’re getting even cheesier this time with this cheesy asparagus casserole. It may not look like it, but it’s low-carb and loaded with garlic and cream cheese sauce. The cheese covers the asparagus to make for a perfectly baked casserole.
29. Asparagus Beef
Who’s got beef? We do with this amazing asparagus beef recipe. It’s a Chinese recipe made with asparagus and beef in a delicious brown sauce. The savory sauce mixed with red bell peppers and white or brown rice is simply perfect.
30. Ravioli with Tomatoes Asparagus Garlic and Herbs
This four cheese ravioli with tomatoes, asparagus, garlic, and herbs is paired with fresh vegetables and coated in a buttery garlic herb sauce, balsamic vinegar, walnuts, and perfect parmesan.
31. Bacon, Eggs, and Asparagus Salad
Looking for some breakfast asparagus? If not, this dish will convince you to make it! This bacon, eggs, and asparagus salad is a delicious combination of salad greens, asparagus, hard boiled eggs, and bacon. It’s also tossed in a homemade Dijon vinaigrette.
32. Asparagus Lemon Risotto
This asparagus lemon risotto has the classic pairing of lemon and asparagus mixed in a tasty risotto. The onions, butter, asparagus, and lemon flavors all mix together to result in one fantastically fresh flavor.
33. Garlic Butter Pork with Lemon Asparagus
This garlic butter pork with lemon asparagus has tender pan-seared diced pork bites that are cooked to perfection. They’re mixed in a beautiful butter sauce and served with asparagus to make for a keto-friendly one-pan pork dinner.
34. Pasta with Asparagus & Peas
Another pasta dish on the list, we have this pasta with asparagus and peas. It’s exactly what it sounds like, but it’s also quick, easy, and vegetarian. It can be made in under twenty minutes and uses only a small amount of ingredients.
35. One Skillet Creamy Lemon Chicken with Asparagus
Ending our list with a bang, we have this creamy lemon chicken with asparagus. It’s delicious, bright, and simple, and makes for the perfect weeknight meal using only one skillet. The creamy sauce combined with seared chicken and asparagus will have your mouth bursting with flavor.
Don’t all of these great asparagus recipes make you want to make a trip to the produce market? So many great ways to cook that often overlooked veggie!
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