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39 Amazing Ways to Use Asparagus

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]


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]


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]

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    March 10, 2015 at 10:53 am

    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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    Millie | Add A Little
    March 10, 2015 at 11:20 am

    That pesto pizza!! *heart eyes*

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    Heather | girlichef
    March 10, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    This is enough to keep me happy all spring long (and beyond)! Such a tempting roundup…I don’t know where to begin. Thanks for including my asparagus tart. 🙂

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    Jessie | Kitschen Cat
    March 10, 2015 at 4:16 pm

    This is incredibly helpful! I’ve never been a huge fan of asparagus but my husband absolutely looooves it, so I’m always looking for new ways to include it in our meals 🙂

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    Happy Hazel
    March 10, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    Wow! Everything looks so green and fresh springy <3

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    Lori @ RecipeGirl
    March 10, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    Fabulous inspiration for my favorite spring vegetable!

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    March 11, 2015 at 4:09 am

    I’m a huuge fan of aspargus!!! I just like them roasted with some olive oil and salt, but these also look amazint yumm

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    Renae Zimmer
    March 15, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    I have a large asparagus patch in my backyard…can’t wait!

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