The gem of springtime produce, find loads of asparagus recipes for both the delicate flavoured white asparagus and the more common vibrant green variety. We have everything from asparagus risotto to asparagus quiche. We also have delicious recipes for roasted asparagus, fresh asparagus soup and more.
This pasta dish is an easy and light vegetarian supper, perfect to enjoy when asparagus is in season.
A wonderfully hearty risotto that is creamier than most. Makes a warming meal. See the footnotes for variations - such as mushroom instead of asparagus. Even my unadventurous and uber-carnivorous brother thinks it's delicious!
This is my family favourite recipe. It is so easy to make. I know it is good for my family because it contains fish and lots of fresh and delicious vegetables.
Risotto is comfort food at its best, and you can ring the changes by adding almost any fresh ingredients you have to hand. This one uses fresh asparagus, baby carrots and young spring peas and beans.
This recipe started simple then I kept adding ingredients until it was perfect. Its a a rich asparagus and mushrooms topped with parmesan cheese. My husband always asks for seconds!
Velvety asparagus soup, lovely green colour, great with crunchy rolls. My friend gave me this recipe, it originally used chicken stock. When my daughter became vegetarian, I modified it with vegetable stock instead! It also doubles easily. This soup will tempt even asparagus haters!
An impressive little side dish of asparagus wrapped in bacon or pancetta. You can do the assembly ahead of time and then roast just before serving. What a lovely presentation this makes!
This is a simple and delicious side dish. Fresh asparagus is baked until tender, and dressed with a blend of butter, soy sauce and balsamic vinegar.
Chinese noodles are double cooked, first in water until al dente and then in a frying pan until crisp and brown. If you'd like to spice things up, replace the dark sesame oil with chilli oil.
This recipe is delicious when asparagus is in season during the spring.