There’s been a strong push to eat seasonally in recent years, and it’s not hard to see why. and nutrients). Asparagus can be found on grocery store shelves year-round, but this spring vegetable is technically only in season from late April until he’s June. I’m admittedly late to the game, and I’ve only recently begun to appreciate the amazing versatility of asparagus. It’s hard. The best asparagus recipes are all the proof you’ll ever need.
From grilling thin spears at the family barbecue to shaving plump asparagus stems into salads, asparagus leaves you plenty of room to experiment. is not. Keep scrolling to see how many ways you can consume asparagus, from ordinary to extraordinary. What is your favorite way to prepare asparagus?
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The Best Asparagus Recipes to Make This Spring
Spring potato pizza with asparagus and burrata
Why we love it: If you don’t put potatoes on your pizza, you’re wrong. This is the perfect pizza for spring, with a mix of veggies, crunchy veggies (asparagus!) and creamy, delicious burrata. Easy enough for a special weekday meal and ready to be at home at his party for Saturday night dinner.
Hero Ingredients: Again, potatoes bring the party. A pizza with the perfect balance of spring vegetables and asparagus. I mean, when are they a bad idea?
One Pot Parmesan Orzo
Why we love it: Not cooking with orzo yet? It’s time to get used to it. Although it looks like rice, orzo is actually pasta. Seasonal veggies are added to lighten up this hearty cheesy hot pot dish. Along with asparagus, zucchini, scallions, peas and kale are used to balance out all the heavy reams and Parmesan cheese.
Hero Ingredients: Give me the freshest green peas.
Grilled Peach and Asparagus Salad with Spicy Pepitas, Cashew Mozzarella and Goji Chipotle Dressing
Why we love it: This salad is the definition of fresh. Sweet peaches, bright lemon zest, blanched asparagus and creamy cashew mozzarella make for a perfect lunch.
Hero Ingredients: Goji Chipotle Dressing is the ideal combination of sweet and spicy.
Big Green Immune-Boosting Vegetable Soup
Why we love it: Camille Styles has soup. They’re an easy (and delicious!) way to pack a ton of nutrients into one delicious bowl. Plus, of course, most recipes are easy to make. If you’ve never thought of asparagus as a vegetable to add to your soup, think again. Then try this deliciously simple (and endlessly versatile) take.
Hero Ingredients: Soaked cashew nuts bring richness and creaminess to this noble soup.
Spring Herb and Roasted Potato Salad
Why we love it: This is not your grandma’s potato salad (although we love retro recipes). If you’re stuck in a salad rut, tackling what the season brings is a good place to start. . Consider yourself inspired.
Hero Ingredients: Herbs like mint, parsley, dill, and chives have so many allures that it’s hard to pick a favorite.
pesto pasta primavera
Why we love it: Nothing heralds spring like peas and asparagus. Combined with his one of our favorite pasta shells, this recipe will transport you to flavor town in no time.
Hero Ingredients: The tahini is the amazing creamy centerpiece that binds this pasta together. Spoon the plate and take this light pasta to the patio to enjoy in a chilled glass of white.
Asparagus, Quinoa and Rice Salad with Goat Cheese and Maple Tahini Dressing
Why we love it: Black rice with crunchy almonds and asparagus spears is a texture combination made in heaven.
Hero Ingredients: Roasted and salted almonds provide a crunchy texture.
Gruyère frittata with asparagus
Why we love it: Frittata is the easiest way to make the most of seasonal ingredients. This simple, six-ingredient dish pairs fresh asparagus with nutty gruyere for the perfect spring dinner. Pair it with a green salad and a refreshing glass of wine for the ideal weekday meal.
Hero Ingredients: A mild, creamy Gruyère made for frittata.
Why we love it: We’re all about sweet tarts, but this delicious version makes us rethink them completely. I guarantee you will be back for seconds.
Hero Ingredients: It will be completed in no time with commercially available pie crust. Perfect for quick appetizers, lunches and light dinners.
Why we love it: The bounty of spring on a plate. Our creamy Dijon dressing takes it to the next level.
Hero Ingredients: Never doubt the vibrant beauty of capers. They’re the sour and salty heroes of this salad.
Why we love it: This salad is a testament to the endless versatility of asparagus. Fresh, thin strips of asparagus and fennel are very hearty when mixed with farro, white beans and ground pistachios. To do.
Hero Ingredients: A bit of salty pistachio in every bite? Yes, please.
This post was first published on April 17, 2015 and has since been updated.