Fresh Asparagus Recipes and Ideas

Our Facebook friends share their favorite fresh asparagus recipes and add some new twists to preparing an old garden favorite.

| February 7, 2014

  • Either as an appetizer, side dish, or main course, these fresh asparagus recipes from our Facebook friends are sure to entice your taste buds!
    Photo by Fotolia/Oran Tantapakul

Fresh from the garden, asparagus is the very essence of spring. The sweet, slender spears are incredible when lightly steamed and topped with a bit of butter and a drop of lemon juice, but we want to hear about other absolutely delicious ways to prepare this perennial — soups, sides, snacks, spreads and more! So, read some of our Facebook friends’ favorite ways to eat this versatile vegetable, and then check out this fresh asparagus recipe, which dresses asparagus with other springtime delights in a bowlful of pasta.

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John Szarowski Sometimes I just roast it in a pan…toss it with a little olive oil, maybe a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese…nom nom nom!

Jennifer Fischer Asparagus with bacon, slivered almonds, onion, and shallots.

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