Seasonal Eats: 25 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?

Part of: Easy Entertaining: Spring

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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

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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."

-cheftobe

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Lemon Asparagus Soup

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

-ms_bold

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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."

-Derf

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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."

-Annacia

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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!"

-Slatts

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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."

-PaulaG

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Strawberry Asparagus Salad

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

-megnbrycesmom

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

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

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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

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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!"

-Cookin-jo

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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!"

-Dreamgoddess

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Quinoa & Asparagus

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

-Lalaloula

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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

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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!"

-Wildflour

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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."

-zoom30

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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."

-Lalaloula

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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."

-AmandaInOz

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Asparagus with Almond Butter Sauce

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

-Kathy :-(

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Asparagus Pizza

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

-awalde

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Asparagus Lasagna

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

-NcMysteryShopper

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Chicken & Asparagus Rolls

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

-RonaNZ

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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

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Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Cordon Bleu

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

-hungryone

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Smoked Salmon with Poached 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

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