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Chilled Asparagus with Basil Cream

My family loves chilled asparagus. It's the perfect veggie to have on a warm night, or any night for that matter. My kids like this side dish so much that they snack on leftovers while watching TV at night. —Melissa Puccetti, Rohnert Park, California

Vegan Quinoa Salad

2 reviews

Toasting the grain before it simmers isn't essential, but it does add a pleasant nuttiness to the flavor of this...


Crunchy Asparagus Medley

1 review

This savory side dish made a special appearance at our Hawaiian dinner. But I've also been know to prepare it...


Cheesy Asparagus Soup

2 reviews

Asparagus lovers will be delighted with this soup. It starts with lots of cooked fresh asparagus to which I add...


Asparagus with Sesame

3 reviews

This recipe turns a super spring vegetable into a more special one. It's nice to treat myself to a 'fancy'...

Rosemary Asparagus

1 review

This is a nice alternative to plain asparagus. It's a simple, flavorful way to dress them up.—Mavis Diment, Marcus, Iowa


Stir-Fried Asparagus

2 reviews

This recipe is a fresh-tasting, nicely seasoned vegetable side dish that's a cinch to prepare. It puts to good use...

Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

8 reviews

Pair any entree with this fresh side dish for a truly succulent meal. With subtle garlic, melted butter and a...


Baked Asparagus Dip

5 reviews

Since I'm from Wisconsin, I thought it was only logical to put together a vegetable and a cheese—two of the...


Feta-Topped Asparagus

For a unique take on the versatile veggie, I jazz up steamed asparagus with crumbled feta cheese and red onion....


Asparagus Tomato Stir-Fry

2 reviews

The recipe for this pretty medley comes from Elizabeth MacAulay in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. "Last spring, when asparagus was...

Asparagus Cashew Stir-Fry

6 reviews

When I'm in the mood for Chinese food, I turn to this snappy recipe. The colorful nutty dish is sure...


Parmesan Asparagus

14 reviews

Nothing could be more simple than this side dish. Since it has just four ingredients, I assemble it in no...


Lemon Almond Asparagus

I love this timesaving way to dress up fresh asparagus. Drizzle butter and lemon juice over the spears before topping...


Herbed Asparagus Soup

From Sterling Heights, Michigan, Adele Long shares the recipe for an asparagus soup that tastes like spring. Pureed to a...


Asparagus Linguine

5 reviews

Pasta and asparagus are tossed together in this mildly-seasoned side dish that makes any appealing partner to poultry or fish....

Seasoned Asparagus

Our Test Kitchen used lemon juice and a pinch of mint to give a light fresh taste to tender asparagus....


Asparagus with Orange-Ginger Butter for 2

Zesty orange and earthy ginger are the perfect complement to this veggie that has become a spring time staple.
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Swiss Angel Hair ‘n’ Asparagus

4 reviews

I found this recipe in an old community cookbook that I paid 50 cents for at a garage sale! My...


Asparagus with Pimientos

2 reviews

This lovely, simple-to-prepare spring dish highlights the asparagus rather than hiding it. The delicate topping of Parmesan cheese and bread...


Pasta with Asparagus

31 reviews

Many terrific recipes change hands at my ladies' bridge group's monthly get-togethers. That's where I discovered this zippy, tempting dish....


Creamy Asparagus and Carrots

Here in Missouri, asparagus season is short, so we savor every delicious bite of this delicacy. Of course, this vegetable...


Stir-Fried Asparagus with Sliced Almonds

2 reviews

"Here's one of my very favorite recipes for that first early-spring asparagus," writes Marie Hattrup from Sparks, Nevada. "Stir-frying keeps...


Flavorful Oniony Asparagus

As a working mom with four children, I don't have much time to cook big meals during the week. But...

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Asparagus Polonaise

4 reviews

My mother keeps us supplied with fresh asparagus from the huge patch she grows, and I am always looking for...


Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce

2 reviews

MY SISTER introduced me to this recipe several years ago because she knows I love blue cheese.
This dish...


Asparagus with Creamy Dill Sauce

2 reviews

Nothing says "spring" like a fresh crop of young asparagus. And this recipe superbly ushers in this wonderful season. The...


Asparagus with Orange Butter

1 review

A simple orange butter is all that's needed to enhance the natural great taste of asparagus.
For a pretty...


Almond Asparagus

1 review

If you love asparagus, this dish is perfect for you. The almonds adds a bit of crunch to the recipe.—Helen...


Asparagus Eggs Benedict

2 reviews

This is a favorite springtime Sunday brunch item at our house. If I'm not in a time crunch, I will...