39 Amazing Ways to Use Asparagus

By Dana Raidt | Last Updated: March 10, 2015

39 Amazing Ways to Use Asparagus

39 Amazing Ways to Use Asparagus
The arrival of asparagus is a sure sign of spring. But there’s no need to relegate these humble, weird-looking green spears to just pasta dishes. Asparagus adds a slightly crunchy, bright-but-earthy flavor to almost anything. Here are our favorite ways to use it.

Pastas + Risottos

One-Pot Pasta Primavera
One-Pot Pasta Primavera
Asparagus Ravioli with Pan-Seared Cremini Mushrooms
Lemony Asparagus Risotto
Farro Risotto with Wild Mushrooms and Asparagus 
Vegan Asparagus Risotto [Cafe Johnsonia]
Roasted Sweet Potato and Asparagus Pasta [spabettie]
Asparagus Pasta with Sun-Dried Chili [GiveRecipe]

Wraps, Sandwiches + Rolls

Asparagus and Avocado Spring Rolls with Citrus Dipping Sauce
Asparagus and Avocado Spring Rolls with Citrus Dipping Sauce
Shiitake Panini with Roasted Asparagus Pesto 
Roasted Asparagus Grilled Cheese Sandwich [Apron Strings]
Asparagus Empanadas with Fava Beans, Peas and Goat Cheese [Laylita’s Recipes]
Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts with Mustard Aioli [The Roasted Root]

Stir-fries + Curries

Thai Red Curry on Plate
Thai Red Curry with Asparagus and Tofu
Pan-fried Asparagus with Ramps, Lemon and Fried Eggs [Eats Well with Others]
Indian Lentil Saute with Kale and Asparagus [Bev Cooks]
Thai Green Curry with Vegetables and Tofu [Fat Free Vegan Kitchen]

Soups

Curried Asparagus Soup Recipe
Curried Asparagus Soup
Asparagus Pale Ale Soup [The Beeroness]
Asparagus Pepper Bisque [spabettie]
Roasted Asparagus Brie Soup [Noshing with the Nolands]
Roasted Cauliflower and Asparagus Soup [Home is Where the Cookies Are]
Springtime Asparagus Soup [Blogging Over Thyme]

Pizzas

Pesto Pizza
Pesto Pizza with Roasted Red Peppers, Cremini Mushrooms and Asparagus 
Shaved Asparagus Pizza [Crumb]
Mushroom and Asparagus White Burrata Pizza Cheese Pizza with Balsamic Drizzle [Half-Baked Harvest]
Vegan Alfredo and Asparagus Pizza [Vegan Miam]
Asparagus Ricotta Pizza [Just a Taste]

Quiches, Frittatas + Tarts

quinoa crusted mini quiches
Quinoa-Crusted Mini-Quiches [The Muffin Myth]
Cheesy Asparagus Frittata [Diethood]
Asparagus Tart [Girlichef]
Asparagus Potato Tart with White Truffle Oil [Recipe Renovator]
Roasted Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata [The Lemon Bowl]
Dairy-Free Vegetable Quiche [Gimme Some Oven]

Salads + Sides

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon-Almond Pesto Recipe
Roasted Asparagus with Lemon-Almond Pesto
Spring Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Peas, Avocado and Lemon-Basil Dressing [Two Peas and Their Pod]
Asparagus and Feta Quinoa Salad [Krafted Koch]
Roasted Asparagus with Caramelized Onions and Bleu Cheese [Savoring Today]
Easy Grilled Lemon-Pepper Asparagus [Oh Sweet Basil]
Shaved Asparagus and Blood Orange Salad with Toasted Quinoa [Running to the Kitchen]

About Dana Raidt

Dana Raidt is a Minneapolis-based writer and editor with a passion for music, a penchant for thrift-store shopping and a never-ending recipe repertoire.

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Asparagus season can never come soon enough. BBQ asparagus with a sprinkle of salt is my idea of heaven. And the Asparagus & Avocado rolls! They look divine…

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