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Asparagus Recipes You'll Love

Enjoy a taste of spring in our easy asparagus recipes, including recipes for roasted asparagus, asparagus salad, grilled asparagus and asparagus quiche.

Ham-and-Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken

Fill boneless chicken breasts with deviled ham and asparagus spears for a nicely seasoned twist on a dinnertime staple.

Ham-and-Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken 

Spinach-Asparagus Quiche

This hearty quiche recipe comes from Fire Lake Camp farm in Paola, Kansas, where a U-pick asparagus patch draws visitors every spring.

Spinach-Asparagus Quiche

Garlic-Roasted Asparagus

This simple recipe from Fire Lake Camp farm in Paola, Kansas, is sure to become a spring standard on your table; it's perfect for both brunch and dinner. Don't be tempted to skip the lemon juice; the acidity brightens the flavors of the whole dish.

Garlic-Roasted Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus & Arugula Salad with Shaved Parmesan

Warm asparagus wilts the peppery arugula and melds all the flavors in this grilled salad. Use Parmigiano-Reggiano from Italy and fresh squeezed lemon juice for the best flavor.

Grilled Asparagus & Arugula Salad with Shaved Parmesan

Chicken and Asparagus Risotto

Don't be afraid to try this Italian classic at home! Our hearty version is made with convenient rotisserie chicken and loaded with asparagus, herbs and lemony flavor.

Chicken and Asparagus Risotto

Chicken and Asparagus Skillet Supper

Prepare this easy weeknight dinner in just 20 minutes with skillet-cooked chicken and microwaved asparagus and summer squash. 

Chicken and Asparagus Skillet Supper 

Bacon-Asparagus Strata

Asparagus, bacon and roasted red sweet peppers update a classic breakfast casserole mix of eggs, bread and cheese.

Bacon-Asparagus Strata 

Sesame Asparagus

Serve this Asian-seasoned chilled asparagus with grilled meat, chicken, or fish. With just four ingredients, it takes only minutes to prepare.

Sesame Asparagus 

Fettuccine Alfredo with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Vegetables

Ready in just 15 minutes, this easy dinner calls for sautéed vegetables—Brussels sprouts, broccoli, mushrooms, and asparagus—along with a simple homemade cheese sauce. 

Fettuccine Alfredo with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Vegetables 

Asparagus-Squash Salad

Homemade mustard-herb dressing gives just the right tang to a simple mix of fresh asparagus, yellow summer squash, salad greens and sunflower seeds.

Asparagus-Squash Salad

Asparagus-Leek Risotto

Leeks, oven-roasted asparagus and lemon peel add flavor and pretty spring color to creamy risotto.

Asparagus-Leek Risotto

Asparagus Fritters

Asparagus fritters are a spring customer favorite at Bread and Cup in Lincoln, Nebraska. Chef-owner Kevin Shinn says you can use the same batter recipe with other vegetables, such as sweet peas.

Asparagus Fritters

Asparagus-Ham Bake

Bake a hearty breakfast or brunch casserole with cubed ham, fresh or frozen asparagus, rice and Swiss cheese. A sprinkle of panko mixed with melted butter gives the dish a crispy topping.

Asparagus-Ham Bake 

Warm Asparagus Salad

This warm vegetable salad boasts a flavorful blend of goat cheese, dates, pecans and asparagus tossed with balsamic vinaigrette.

Warm Asparagus Salad

Ham-and-Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken

Fill boneless chicken breasts with deviled ham and asparagus spears for a nicely seasoned twist on a dinnertime staple.

Ham-and-Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken 

Tender-Crisp Spring Braise

Chicken, potatoes and veggies cook together for a nutritious dinner that's missing only one ingredient—a bottle of white wine.

Tender-Crisp Spring Braise

Asparagus-Zucchini Frittata

Crisp-tender asparagus and zucchini bring color to this healthy, crowd-pleasing casserole. Each serving has just 84 calories and 2 grams of fat.

Asparagus-Zucchini Frittata

Asparagus Salad

This salad features poached eggs, Feliciana Nevat cheese (a mild cow's milk and goat's milk cheese) and a toasted walnut vinaigrette.

Asparagus Salad

Mushroom, Asparagus and Tofu Quiches

Tofu and soy cheese boost the protein of this golden vegetable and egg dish. Use fresh assorted mushrooms, including morels.

Mushroom, Asparagus and Tofu Quiches

Citrus-Roasted Asparagus

Oranges and lemons add bright flavor to this quick and easy roasted asparagus recipe. Drizzle with homemade vinaigrette, and garnish with roasted citrus slices.

Citrus-Roasted Asparagus 

English Muffin and Asparagus Bake

This cross between a frittata and a strata makes a great meatless breakfast or brunch dish. Asparagus, sugar snap pea pods, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers and fresh basil pack in lots of veggie and herb flavor.

English Muffin and Asparagus Bake 

Morel and Asparagus Crispy Pizza

Morels, Gruyere cheese, asparagus and fresh thyme top a homemade pizza crust.

Morel and Asparagus Crispy Pizza

Asparagus Finger Sandwiches

"An afternoon tea time should never be rushed," says Lalith Guy Paranavitana, who has run a tea room in Columbus, Indiana. He likes to serve these bite-size sandwiches with tea.

Asparagus Finger Sandwiches recipe

Turkey-Asparagus Brunch Bake

Swiss and Parmesan cheeses combine with sweet pepper, onion and spices to amp up the flavor in this breakfast casserole.

Turkey-Asparagus Brunch Bake

Asparagus Goldenrod

An Allentown, Wisconsin, resident remembers her mother making an egg dish called "goldenrod toast." This dish is a take-off on that, using fresh asparagus and herbs.

Asparagus Goldenrod

Spring Pork and Noodles

Seasonal veggies, pork and soy sauce dressing flavor this bright-tasting chilled noodle dish. Make this easy main dish ahead of time so it's ready for a light weekday dinner.

Spring Pork and Noodles

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