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Our Best Asparagus Recipes

From asparagus fries to a crunchy salad and smooth soup, we've got it all.
Our Best Asparagus Recipes

Chicken Cutlets And Roasted Asparagus. Photo, Roberto Caruso. Food styling, Eshun Mott. Prop styling, Rayna Marlee Shwartz.

Asparagus is one of spring's earliest vegetables. These are just a few of the ways we'll be using it, from one-pan weeknight dinners, to pickles, creamy dips, salads and more. There's a recipe here to suit every mood, from when you don't want to spend a lot of time cleaning the kitchen, to when you feel like extra vegetables, or when dinner needs to be something simple. Plus, click here for everything you need to know about asparagus.

Baked Asparagus Fries

Crisp, golden and...healthy? These asparagus fries make a perfect spring snack or a beautiful accompaniment to seafood or meat. Get this baked asparagus fries recipe.

Baked asparagus fries on a plate with chicken and tartar sauce and lemons and cutlery on a blue and white placemat(Photo: Erik Putz)

Sheet-Pan Salmon With Asparagus

Asparagus and salmon are a classic combination, and cooking them at the same time means you can have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. Get this sheet pan salmon with asparagus recipe.

A large salmon fillet topped with capers, lemon zest and dill, surrounded by asparagus, wedges of lemon and sliced garlic.(Photo: Erik Putz)

Asparagus Hummus

Get some protein with your asparagus in this easy, healthy dip. Get this asparagus hummus recipe.

A bowl of green asparagus hummus sitting on the edge of a round marble and wood cheeseboard surrounded by round crackers, thin breadsticks, tri-coloured carrots, halved radishes and baby tomatoes on the vine.(Photo: Erik Putz)

Roasted Asparagus With Tahini Dip

This healthy and delicious tahini dip with crisp asparagus spears will become a party favourite. Get this roasted asparagus with tahini dip recipe.

Roasted Asparagus And Creamy Tahini Dip on a plate with sliced lemons (Photo: Angus Fergusson)

Pickled Asparagus

Snack on these pickled asparagus spears right out of the jar, chopped up in a salad, or as an edible garnish on a Caesar cocktail. Get this pickled asparagus recipe.

A closed, clear jar of pickled asparagus surrounded by other glass jars and smaller ceramic bowls on a dark grey counter.

Spanish Tortilla With Asparagus

This flavourful, quick tortilla can be served at any temperature and tastes even better the next day. Get this Spanish tortilla with asparagus recipe.

Spanish tortilla with asparagus on blue plate with serving utensil.(Recipe: Eshun Mott; Producer: Aimee Nishitoba; Photo: Erik Putz; Food Styling: Sage Dakota; Prop Styling: Nicole Billark)

Spinach Asparagus Pesto Pasta With Shrimp

Asparagus and spinach makes a yummy pesto for this 25-minute dish. Get this spinach asparagus pesto pasta with shrimp recipe

Overhead shot of spinach asparagus pesto pasta with shrimp in a bowlPhoto, Ashley Capp. Food styling, Ashley Denton. Prop styling, Madeleine Johari.

Asparagus Pesto

Loaded with mint, lemon juice, almonds and parmesan, asparagus pesto pulls double duty. Toss it onto pasta or serve with pita as a dip. Get this asparagus pesto recipe.

A wooden bowl of green asparagus pesto beside a pair of serving utensils. The bowl is surrounded by a light-coloured kitchen cloth, some asparagus, cloves of garlic, and a pile of dried noodles.(Photo: Roberto Caruso)

Chicken, Asparagus And Udon Noodle Salad

Fast-cooking udon noodles and pre-cooked rotisserie chicken make this chicken, asparagus and udon noodle salad a weeknight dinner saviour. Get this chicken, asparagus and udon noodle salad recipe.

Pink bowl filled with udon, asparagus and chicken.(Photo: Erik Putz)

Grilled Asparagus, Edamame And Crab Salad Rolls

Impress your guests at your next BBQ: these grilled asparagus, edamame and crab salad rolls are picture-perfect and pair great with homemade miso sauce. Get this grilled asparagus, edamame and crab salad rolls recipe.

Fresh spring rolls with grilled asparagus and crab salad in rice paper with a small bowl of chilli sauce.(Photo: Erik Putz)

Asparagus, Shiitake And Spaghetti Squash Sauté

This versatile gourd makes an eat-your-veggies healthy alternative to the usual pasta. Get this asparagus, shiitake and spaghetti squash saute recipe.

A fork is picking up some spaghetti squash with sauteed asparagus and shiitake mushrooms off a black plate.(Photo: Erik Putz)

Shrimp Primavera Pasta

For when you’re craving some lighter comfort food. Get this shrimp primavera pasta recipe.

Pasta with shrimp and asparagus on yellow plate.Photo, Erik Putz.

Grilled Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Breast

For backyard barbeques. Get this grilled asparagus-stuffed chicken breast recipe.

Grilled asparagus-stuffed chicken on a blue plate.(Photo: Erik Putz)

Shaved Asparagus Salad

A fresh, no-cook, spring salad with pine nuts and parmesan. Get this shaved asparagus salad recipe.

A shaved asparagus salad with pine nuts and parmesan on a white platter on a grey placemat next to a serving spoon(Photo: Erik Putz)

Honey-Ginger Tofu And Vegetable Stir-Fry

This spicy-sweet honey-ginger tofu and vegetable stir-fry dish is ready in less than 35 minutes. Get this honey-ginger tofu and vegetable stir-fry recipe.

Honey-Ginger Tofu And Vegetable Stir-Fry in a green bowl with chopsticks on a white plate on a green tablecloth(Photo: Erik Putz)

Chicken Cutlets And Roasted Asparagus

Chicken breast cutlets are a quick-cooking ingredient that saves major time on busy weeknights (check out the image at the top of this piece for a glimpse). Get this chicken cutlets & roasted asparagus recipe.

Asparagus Soup

For when you need something warm on a cool spring day. Get this asparagus soup recipe.

A bowl of asparagus soup on a placemat on a wood table next to a white pot for a piece on an asparagus soup recipe(Photo: Erik Putz)

Sugar Snap Pea And Asparagus Pasta

Get a fresh, fast dinner on the table. Get this sugar snap pea and asparagus pasta recipe.

Sugar snap pea and asparagus pasta on a white dinner plate with a fork.(Photo: Roberto Caruso)

White Asparagus With Easy Hollandaise

For when you’re bored of green vegetables. Get this white asparagus with hollandaise recipe.

A serving plate of white asparagus topped with hollandaise sauce and herbs.(Photo: Roberto Caruso)

Fresh Vegetable Omelette With Lentils

Lentils in an omelette? Their flavour and texture add dimension—and a hit of healthy folate to boot. Get this fresh vegetable omelette with lentils recipe.

A fresh vegetable omelette with asparagus and lentils ond red peppers in a cast-iron pan on a cooling rack next to salt and pepper shakers on a wood table and half on a blue linen placemat(Photo: John Cullen)

Halibut With Rhubarb Chutney And Asparagus

Roasted asparagus and a savoury rhubarb sauce make dinner a quick, healthy and colourful ode to spring.
Get this halibut with rhubarb chutney and asparagus recipe.

Roasted halibut topped with rhubarb-bacon jam on a bed of asparagus on a white dinner plate(Photo: Erik Putz)

Caramelized Onion Tart With Asparagus

This perfectly gooey and crisp tart will wow your guests. It can be served as either an appetizer or a main. Get our caramelized onion tart with asparagus recipe.

A caramelized onion tart with asparagus, olives and fontina cheese on a white serving platter(Photo: Michael Graydon)

Marinated Asparagus

A flavourful asparagus recipe you can whip up easily, chill and serve when you're ready. Get this marinated asparagus recipe.

A bunch of asparagus tied with string next to a pair of scissors and a tea towel on a rustic wood table(Photo: Erik Putz)

Rolled Trout With Asparagus And Tarragon Cream

This elegant, company-worthy dish manages to be both light and decadent at the same time.
Get the rolled trout with asparagus and tarragon cream recipe.

Three pieces of rolled trout stuffed with asparagus and cream.

White asparagus with bacon pangrattato

For when you want to celebrate spring with something extra special. Get this white asparagus with bacon pangrattato recipe.

White asparagus with bacon, italian bread crumbs, parsley, lemon zest, browned butter and a lemon wedge on a green plate.(Photo: Erik Putz)

Panko Chicken With Roasted Asparagus

Citrusy chicken has newly harvested asparagus as a crisp sidekick in this super-easy roasted dinner. Get this Panko Chicken With Roasted Asparagus recipe.

A plate of panko chicken with roast broccoli(Photo: Yvonne Duivenvoorden)

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