13 Perfect Asparagus Recipes for Spring

Spring has officially sprung. Very seldom will you want to be stuck in a hot kitchen preparing lunch or dinner. You are going to want to be hanging out at the pool or picnicking at the park. But, you’re also going to want to still eat light and healthy fare to be swimsuit ready for the summer. Yes? {I know. It’s on every girl’s mind this time of year…the daunting swim suit.}

asparagus recipes
1. First, a wealth of asparagus knowledge can be found on Relish. | 2. Picky Palette shares her recipe for Bacon Parmesan Spaghetti with Asparagus, Corn and Heirloom Tomatoes. Serve this dish chilled for a twist. | 3. This Asparagus, Strawberry and Arugula Salad from Key Ingredient has springtime written all over it.

asparagus recipes
1. This Lemon Truffle Pasta with Asparagus and Porcini Mushrooms is a warm dish but it is prepared very quickly. It is the perfect dish to eat by candlelight on the back lanai. | 2. An Asparagus and Ricotta Tart is almost too pretty to eat. | 3. Simple Awesome Cooking shares with us their recipe for Asparagus and Basil Pesto. Serve with spring vegetables or pita chips for a light snack on a warm day.

Asparagus recipes
1. Here’s one for the Vegetarians. A Spring Salad with fresh Asparagus and Radishes also features Chickpeas for a boost of protein. | 2. Have any ham leftover from last night’s dinner? A Shaved Asparagus and Ham Salad with Dill is calling your name. | 3. This Grilled Vegetable Salad from Clook Book would be the perfect side dish at your next barbecue.

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asparagus recipes
1. A Goat Cheese and Asparagus Pasta would make a great meal all by itself. Or, pair it with a grilled thick-cut pork chop. Yum! | 2. I know I said this was cooler recipes for spring…but how could I leave Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus out of this line-up? As an appetizer, as a side, this dish will compliment any meal. | 3. Country Spoon shares an amazing recipe for Asparagus and Avocado Salad that is just perfect for spring.

Also, be sure to check out this Healthy Asparagus Soup from Blissfully Domestic.

What are your favorite recipes for asparagus?? We would love for you to share them on our Facebook page.

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Melissa lives in Florida with her husband and five kiddos. She writes about her family life at jonahbonah. When she isn’t chasing children you can find her behind her sewing machine or her camera. Connect with her on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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    Thanks so much for mentioning my Asparagu & Basil Pesto….really appreciate it!