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    The 35 BEST Asparagus Recipes

    Asparagus… These tasty and elegant veggies may call to you at the grocery store produce section. But how to cook Asparagus? Steam? Roast? Give these green stalks the attention they deserve and cook something interesting!

    Asparagus 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 plenty of great asparagus ideas here.

    So cook through all these Asparagus Recipes, and be sure to let me know are your favorites!

    The 35 BEST Asparagus Recipes.

    1. Creamy Salmon and Asparagus Pasta

    Anyone looking for pasta dinner? This Salmon Pasta is absolutely divine, loaded with amazing flavors that come from perfectly roasted salmon. It’s creamy salmon pasta, yet not totally drenched in fat and cream, but full of comforting flavors.

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    2. Roasted Asparagus

    These easy Roasted Asparagus are an essential veggie side dish you need in your repertoire. They’re the perfect accompaniment to your grilled or roasted meats, and they’re so easy!

    While asparagus are great any way, be it steamed, blanched or sautéed, something special happens when you roast them. That caramelization adds a whole extra layer of umami flavor.

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    3. Pasta Primavera with Shrimp and Asparagus

    This Pasta Primavera recipe is a perfect dinner when you’re looking for something light, yet satisfying.

    Your favorite pasta is tossed in a delicate cream sauce with plenty of fresh veggies. Today, we’re taking it up just a notch with the addition of shrimp.

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    4. Garlic Butter Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

    These Garlic Butter Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus are low carb, smothered in delicious garlic butter, and wrapped in prosciutto slices for extra saltiness. It’s the perfect party snack!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    5. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ theviewfromgreatisland

    6. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ kirbiecravings

    7. 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!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    8. 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!

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    9. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    10. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    11. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    12. 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!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    13. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ juliasalbum

    14. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    15. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    16. 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!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    17. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ juliasalbum

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ climbinggriermountain

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ reciperunner

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ eatwell101

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ myeverydaytable

    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.

    Get the Recipe @valentinascorner

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ mantitlement

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ eatwell101

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ afamilyfeast

    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.

    Get the Recipe @eatwell101

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ midwestfoodieblog

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    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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    Asparagus recipes.

    The 35 BEST Asparagus Recipes

    Yield: 6 servings
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes

    This great collection of easy Asparagus Recipes will give you a new appreciation for these often overlooked veggies.


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