Seasonal Eats: 27 Asparagus Dishes

These green spears are good for more than just roasting. Our 25 top picks include party dips, soups, salads and sides. Looking for more seasonal picks?

Lemon Shrimp & Asparagus

"This dish was one of the best things I have ever eaten! The flavors were so fantastic I wish I could give this recipe 200 stars!"


Scalloped Asparagus

"We got some fresh baby asparagus from the farmers' market, and I saw this recipe and knew it was meant to be. What a great combination of flavors. No leftovers!"


Asparagus Gruyere Tart

"Wow! I was impressed by the great flavor and gorgeous look. It's a dish fit for any special occasion!"


Asparagus Lasagna

"Every bite of this lasagna was as wonderful as the first, and the leftovers on the second day were even more fabulous!"


Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

"This has to be the quickest and simplest recipe for asparagus that I've ever tried. The asparagus comes out tender crisp, just the way I think it should be!"


Lemon Asparagus Soup

"I love the addition of lemon with the asparagus. It really brightens the soup!"


Asparagus & Mushroom Frittata

"Good frittata! I didn't steam the asparagus (we like it crisp), so I just sauteed it with the mushrooms. This frittata rose up nice and puffy, and it was a delicious quick supper."


Asparagus Sour Cream Muffins

"What a grand creation. These are so yummy! I used fat-free sour cream and they still tasted fantastic — and, boy, do they rise! I love the uncommon use of asparagus."


Asparagus with Lemon Butter Crumbs

"How can you go wrong with the fresh flavors of asparagus, garlic and lemon? The buttered crumbs add a nice, pleasing touch."


Strawberry Asparagus Salad

"I would rename this 'Springtime in a Bowl.' So easy to throw together and so pretty. Tasty too!"


Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Five basic ingredients plus a little pan frying and you've got yourself a simple, gourmet-looking side.

Asparagus Risotto

"Great recipe! I didn't add the cheese on top (my kids aren't really cheese fans), but everyone at the table loved it, even the picky neighbor boy who ate with us tonight!"

-Alaska Grown

Garlic Shrimp with Asparagus & Lemon

"This easy saute uses only one pan and is ready in less than 30 minutes. The results are wonderful — a real taste of spring with the asparagus and lemon!"


Salmon & Asparagus Wraps

"I'm in love with this simple, fresh recipe for lunch or a snack! I also used these as appetizers by cutting them into thirds."

-Andi of Longmeadow Farm

Chicken & Asparagus Rolls

"These rolls are great for entertaining. The recipe is so quick and tasty!"


Quinoa & Asparagus

"This is a great way to use quinoa and asparagus. The two pair nicely together and I really enjoyed the flavors!"


Raw Asparagus Pesto

"Yummy, yummy, yummy! I saw this recipe and had to instantly run out and buy asparagus. I am so glad I did, and I can't wait to try this on many different things."


Asparagus with Orange & Lemon

"This recipe was a breeze! We enjoyed the use of lemon and orange juice in the sauce, which livened up the asparagus so much!"

-Sydney Mike

Asparagus Tarts

"These absolutely rocked and I can't wait to make them for company! And as easy as they are to make, they'll make a great brunch or lunch side to go along with a soup or salad!"


Israeli Couscous with Asparagus

"This dish was delicious! It was my first time using Israeli couscous, and I think it is so much better than regular couscous."


Asparagus Penne

"What a yummy, quick, and easy recipe! It has all the goodness of spring packed into one bowl. The sweet tomatoes with the nutty asparagus, garlic, cheese, and basil make for a wonderful dish."


Asparagus with Hazelnut Gremolata

"This is a great asparagus dish! The lemon really lifts the flavors nicely, and the hazelnuts add a fantastic crunchy texture."


Asparagus with Almond Butter Sauce

"Wow! This recipe is so good. I loved the flavors of tamari and almond butter together."

-Kathy :-(

Asparagus Pizza

"This is really a good recipe and I recommend it highly! So easy and tasty."


Neely's Asparagus Casserole

"This was absolutely fabulous! I loved the crunch of the panko topping and the taste was subtle and fresh."

-Barenaked Chef

Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Cordon Bleu

"This dish was so tasty! The stuffing paired with the butter sauce made a fabulous flavor."


Smoked Salmon with Eggs & Asparagus

"This recipe gets more than five stars! Make sure you get a little bit of everything in every bite, or you will miss the total experience."

-Julie B's Hive