Learn why asparagus makes the perfect side dish and choose from 25 most delicious asparagus recipes to make your main courses better.
Asparagus has a lot of nutrition value, and it’s probably the perfect side to any main course. It’s delicious, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, low-carb, and fits any diet. And even if you don’t care for it, you only need to find the right recipe and flavor combination to fall in love with it.
So check out these 25 special asparagus recipes for any side or a main meal to discover ample taste that it may have. Enjoy!
Asparagus, Dill, and Onion Tart
This is terrific asparagus, dill, and onion tart. See this link for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Quick and easy asparagus frittata. Perfect for spring! Eggs, Gruyere or Swiss cheese, shallots, and asparagus. Follow the article for the complete method.
Balsamic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes
Roasted asparagus and tomatoes covered in melted parmesan and drizzled with a balsamic reduction. Follow the link for the complete cooking instructions.
Vegan Asparagus Spirals
Simple soy milk wash with some cracked salt and pepper makes these quick, vegan asparagus spirals seem a lot more elegant than they are. See the article for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Asparagus Greek Chopped Salad
This Asparagus Greek Chopped Salad is made with roasted asparagus, cucumber, tomatoes, black olives, feta cheese and flavored with an easy lemon dressing. See this link for the complete method.
Shrimp Scampi Pasta with Asparagus
Shrimp Scampi Pasta with Asparagus has lemon garlic and herb sauce that packs so much fresh and fantastic flavor. A 30-minute shrimp scampi pasta recipe. Follow the link for the complete cooking method.
Asparagus with Mediterranean Salsa
So few dishes require as little work as this easy asparagus recipe with a Mediterranean twist. But there is so much to celebrate about this bright and flavor-packed asparagus. Follow this article for the complete recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus is the vegetable candy you have been waiting for your entire life. Covered in crispy bacon and wrapped around delicate stalks of oven roasted asparagus, you cannot go wrong once you learn this simple trick to letting these veggies marinate in bacon grease. See the link for the complete instructions.
Maple Balsamic Roasted Asparagus with Cranberries and Feta
Fresh asparagus is tossed with balsamic vinegar and maple syrup, roasted until crisp-tender, then topped with feta cheese, dried cranberries, and pumpkin seeds. Follow this article for the complete cooking method.
Asparagus Stuffed Chicken
Asparagus stuffed chicken breast is easier than you think. Just season some chicken, stuff it with a little cheese and fresh asparagus and bake. See the link for the complete cooking instructions.
Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta
Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta is a recipe everyone loves. Creamy, flavorful and filled with hearty ingredients like chicken, pasta, cream, and asparagus. See the article for the complete method.
Balsamic Roasted Potatoes with Asparagus
This is an excellent recipe for balsamic roasted potatoes with asparagus. Follow the link for the recipe.
Grilled Asparagus in Foil
This recipe for grilled asparagus in foil is tender fresh asparagus stalks cooked in foil packets with butter, seasonings, and herbs. Throw these foil packs on the grill or bake in the oven for an easy side dish. See this article for the complete cooking instructions.
Fried Asparagus has a super crunchy coating covering crisp-tender fresh asparagus stalks. They make a great spring appetizer served with ranch dressing for dipping. Follow this link for the method.
Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Balsamic Vinegar
This Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Balsamic Vinegar is full of flavor and healthy too. You’ll be happy to know that it is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and also a great low carb side dish. Follow the link for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus
So much flavor and so easy to throw together, this shrimp dinner is a winner. See the link for the complete cooking method.
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
This Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus is made with just a few simple ingredients and makes a perfectly delicious side dish for any meal. Follow the link for the cooking method.
Spring Lentil and Asparagus Tacos
What a delicious recipe for spring lentil and asparagus tacos. Follow the article for the complete cooking method.
Asparagus and Mushroom Stir-Fry
Easy asparagus and mushroom stir-fry with a simple Asian garlic sauce. See this link for the recipe.
Caesar Grilled Asparagus
Crisp, tender and smokey grilled asparagus in a Caesar dressing with crunchy croutons and plenty of parmesan. See the link for the list of ingredients and instructions.
A simple savory quiche made with asparagus, spinach, green onions, feta, and mozzarella cheese. This vegetarian spring quiche is great for brunch or dinner. See this article for the instructions.
Lemon Miso Butter Parchment Salmon with Asparagus
Quick and easy salmon and asparagus in a tasty lemon, miso butter sauce that is wrapped in foil and baked until tender, moist and melts in your mouth. See the link for the recipe.
Ravioli with Sauteed Asparagus and Walnuts
A quick and easy ravioli dish with sautéed asparagus and walnuts in a light, easy butter lemon sauce. Follow the link for the recipe.
Creamy Asparagus Soup
A fresh and easy asparagus soup in a base of stock, cream, and onion, seasoned with thyme and dry vermouth. See the article for the complete method.
Barigoule of Artichoke, Asparagus, and Kale with Scallops and Clams
Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for Barigoule of artichoke, asparagus, and kale with scallops and clams. Follow this link for the method.