36 Snappy Asparagus Recipes for Every Spring Meal

Our favorite spring stalk is in season. We've got ways for you to cook it all season long.

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Have you ever seen asparagus growing? The little spears just shoot right up out of the soil. They look pretty silly there, if you ask me, so if you think about it, we’re really doing them a favor when we come along to scoop them up and turn them into delicious asparagus recipes. And delicious asparagus recipes we have for you in abundance. Soups, pastas, salads, and sides; grilled, steamed, baked, and roasted. In fact, asparagus is one of the most frequently-occurring main ingredient veggies in the whole VT archive – pretty impressive for something that’s really best only during a pretty narrow season of the year. Celebrate spring’s favorite stalk with these.

Asparagus Recipes to Cook This Spring

Creamy Asparagus Soup with Turmeric Pesto Eases Me Into Spring

Asparagus Scones

East-West Marinated Asparagus

Asparagus and Oyster Mushroom Gratins with Spinach Chiffonade

Curried Quinoa Salad with Asparagus and Purple Cauliflower

Vegan Farro Bowl with Morels, Asparagus, and Tarragon Gremolata

Asparagus with Vegan Hollandaise

Grilled Tofu with Creamy Asparagus Sauce

Asparagus-Pesto Lasagna

Roasted Asparagus with Walnut Charmoula

Asparagus Fettuccine with Lemon and Pepper

“Cream” of Asparagus Soup

Grilled Asparagus Vinaigrette

Risotto with Asparagus and Peas

Asparagus Tempura with Orange Dipping Sauce

Asparagus Patties with Lemon Parmesan Corn

Goat Cheese-Asparagus Crustless Quiche


Black Pepper Fettuccine with Chardonnay Sauce and Grilled Asparagus

Lemony Minted Asparagus with Saffron Rice

Bulgur and Asparagus Salad

Chipotle Asparagus Quesadillas

Asparagus and Zucchini Velouté with Parsley

Whole-Wheat Shells with Asparagus, Peas, Feta, and Mint

Asparagus-Mushroom Bread Pudding

Shaved Asparagus Salad with Orange-Tarragon Vinaigrette

Japanese Asparagus Dengaku

Fresh Asparagus Soup with Parmesan Crisps

Grilled Green and White Asparagus with Aioli and Smoky Red Pepper Purée

Vegetarian Osso Buco with Asparagus-Mushroom Orzotto

Asparagus-Ricotta Phyllo Tart

Couscous with Asparagus, Snow Peas and Radishes

Mushroom-Asparagus Risotto

Grilled Asparagus Bruschetta with Chèvre and Tapenade

Penne with Asparagus and Spring Herbs

Asparagus Salad with Croutons

Sesame Noodle Salad with Asparagus and Tofu


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