Kelley Casey of Fairfax, Virginia highlights the garden-fresh taste of asparagus with a mild lemon dressing and Parmesan cheese in this delicious side dish. Try it with pork or chicken for a lighter meal.
“This delicious dish is an easy way to get my daughter to eat asparagus. Sometimes, I make the croutons from focaccia bread. They add another dimension of texture and flavor.” —Patsy Phillips, Sanford, North Carolina
This colorful casserole is a palate-pleaser. Asparagus, mushrooms, onions and pimientos make a mouthwatering medley. Lemon and nutmeg give this dish a slightly tangy taste.—M. Kay Lacey, Apache Junction, Arizona
"This delicious recipe will turn anyone into an asparagus lover," promises Sarah Porter of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. "My husband used to turn up his nose at asparagus. Now he asks me to make this dish! It's perfect with pork or poultry."
This tart looks as good as it tastes. The distinctive caraway crust and rich, custard-like filling dotted with tender slices of asparagus make it a dish you'll be proud to serve time after time.
—Susan Kuklinski, Delafield, Wisconsin
Here in Iowa, asparagus patches grow wild along the roads. My husband and I often go asparagus hunting on Saturday and Sunday mornings. A tangy mustard sauce complements the fresh asparagus in this easy recipe.
Ida Grove, Iowa