Asparagus Recipes: What to Cook With This Spring Veggie

Asparagus Recipes: What to Cook with this Spring Veggie Fresh raw asparagus on stone background. Women female hands cut asparagus on wooden cooking board. Top view

    Spring is almost here, which means that you finally have a wider variety of spring fruits and vegetables to choose from when you go to the farmer’s market. But maybe you need some ideas on how to cook with some of them. Here are our friendly suggestions for asparagus recipes to try. 

    Sometimes we all need a bit of inspiration when it comes to new things to try. And even if you’ve cooked asparagus for numerous springs, maybe you’ve gotten yourself into a routine to break out of. If you’re looking for fresh ideas for your fresh veggies that are just coming out thanks to the winter turning to spring, here are some asparagus recipes that we really think you should try.

    Some of the recipes below are vegetarian, while others highlight just how well asparagus mix with meaty products.

    7 asparagus recipes to bring home the spring

    1. Asparagus and zucchini cream soup

    Indulge yourself with a bowl of steaming goodness. A smooth and warming cream soup made from asparagus, celery, and zucchini, but flavored with curry powder, and thyme. Complete it with yogurt and parmesan. Follow the steps and we promise this will turn into something wonderful.

    2. Chicken and cheese crepes with asparagus

    Crepes can have almost any kind of filling. It’s all about your imagination. Make a creamy soft mixture from a chopped chicken breast, shredded parmesan, and ricotta. Roll the crepes, bake them, and they will melt in your mouth. Complete this meal with a side of pan-fried crunchy asparagus.

    3. Beef and asparagus stir-fry

    Nourishing, healthy, quick, and easy to make. What else can you wish for lunch or dinner? This beef and asparagus stir-fry satisfies all your needs!

    4. Cheesy asparagus patties

    As a side dish, these fried patties are extra-delicious. Use slightly crispy asparagus and breadcrumbs for the mixture, but don’t forget to add parmesan for the cheesiness factor. Serve them with a refreshing yogurt sauce. You can always make them bigger and even juicier. And they are just as delicious as starters or snacks.

    5. Asparagus and three-cheese tart

    If you like the distinct flavor and taste of asparagus, you should try this spring dish at least once a season. Our asparagus and three-cheese tart is enriched with fried bacon and blue cheese. Did we say once a season? You’ll want to have it at least once a week!

    6. Celery and asparagus soup

    You’ll find a whole garden in this rich vegetarian soup. It has celery, carrot, asparagus, tomatoes, onion, and rice. To these flavors add a bit of hotness with peppercorn, pepper, curry, and chili flakes. Flavor it more by dropping a few bay leaves into the mixture and enjoy it on a gloomy day.

    7. Ham and asparagus frittata

    What’s the best way to start off your day? For us, it’s with a delicious breakfast dish. And this ham and asparagus frittata really makes the cut. With a soft, fluffy texture, and a savory filling, there’s just nothing more you would want for a savory dessert/brunch. May just a warm cup of coffee!

     

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