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.
I have a habit of buying too much asparagus when it’s in season, but it doesn't go to waste! I toss the spears with cherry tomatoes and goat cheese for this side. Be sure to use good quality goat cheese because it makes all the difference.—Holly Battiste, Barrington, New Jersey
I am a native Missourian living near Frankfurt, Germany with my husband, Ralf. I've had to learn how to adapt recipes because I can't always get ingredients here that I could easily find back home. When I'm making this recipe in spring, I use mild white asparagus, which is a German delicacy. It's just as good with green, however, —Tiffiny Trump-Humbert, Rauheim, Germany
At home in Cody, Wyoming, Wendy Prevost relies on this springtime specialty for family and friends. It’s no fuss to double for a crowd. And, as Wendy says, “It’s a cinch to make, delightful to present and delicious to eat!”
This simple, elegant side would be ideal for a special dinner. Blue cheese adds a tangy richness to healthy steamed asparagus—and the bright green spears are sure signs of spring.—Elna Edgar, Innisfail, Alberta