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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

    Rosemary Salmon and Veggies

    3 reviews

    My husband and I eat a lot of salmon. One night, while in a rush to get dinner on the...


    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...


    Sauteed Asparagus with Mushrooms

    1 review

    Look no further for a quick and easy sauteed asparagus recipe. This dish gets a little extra kick from Greek...


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    Asparagus Beef Teriyaki

    1 review

    This simple, savory creation is made in the time it takes to steam a pot of rice. About 20 minutes...

    Lemon-Parmesan Broiled Asparagus

    4 reviews

    These special spears are packed with flavor, thanks to the lemon-garlic dressing they're tossed in before roasting. It's a simple,...


    Fresh Thai Asparagus, Kale and Garlicky Mushrooms

    Hit the local farmers market and stock up! This quick, simple side dish is a perfect complement to any meal....

    Asparagus Pasta

    2 reviews

    A sure sign of spring is fresh asparagus. This recipe would be wonderful for a luncheon celebrating the season. The...


    Asparagus Turkey Stir-Fry

    6 reviews

    When people try this dish, they ask for the recipe, just as I did when I first tasted it when...


    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...


    Asparagus Beef Lo Mein

    9 reviews

    This springtime beef lo mein recipe is as easy as it gets. Ramen noodles make it extra fun. —Dottie Wanat,...

    Fiddlehead Soup

    1 review

    My family loves this delicious soup made with fiddleheads (the tightly curled young fronds from bracken, ostrich and cinnamon ferns)....


    Zippy Cream of Asparagus Soup

    2 reviews

    "My best friend and I enjoy this smooth soup so much we knew we had to share it," explains Hilda...


    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 Nut Stir-Fry

    2 reviews

    This pretty side dish is an excellent way to serve one of the first springtime vegetables from our garden. I...


    Cream of Asparagus Soup

    3 reviews

    "I associate asparagus with spring-time...and its beautiful green color with new life," shares Lynn Vogel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "That's why...

    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...


    Asparagus Roll-Ups

    2 reviews

    These roll-ups are simply divine. A friend shared the recipe after serving them at a church brunch, where they disappeared...


    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...


    Parmesan Asparagus

    14 reviews

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


    Orange Beef and Asparagus Stir-fry

    2 reviews

    Take your go-to Asian restaurant off speed dial; this is hands down better than takeout! Leftover grilled steak, fresh veggies...


    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...

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    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...


    Lemon Almond Asparagus

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


    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....


    Ham N Asparagus Roll-Ups

    1 review

    These light refreshers go together in a jiffy, so they're perfect when unexpected guests drop by. —Mary Steiner, West Bend,...


    Seasoned Asparagus

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


    Quick Creamy Asparagus Soup

    6 reviews

    After trying several different recipes for asparagus soup, I put together the best ingredients from each for my favorite version....