Asparagus Roundup

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables and with the season in full swing now I have been doing a lot with it. Both last week and this week I came home with no less than 4 bunches of asparagus! While I take a break from posting about my adventures with asparagus last week and before I start cooking up the asparagus that I picked up this morning, I thought that I would take a moment to share some of my favorite asparagus recipes with you. Asparagus is so versatile and you can do so much with it that I am sort of glad that there is a fairly long period of time from when the asparagus shows up in spring until summers produce starts to flood in so that I have the time to fully enjoy it.

Asparagus with a Poached Egg in Hollandaise Sauce

Nothing beats the simplicity of Asparagus with a Poached Egg in Hollandaise Sauce! The lemon buttery hollandaise sauce goes perfectly with the juicy asparagus.

Asparagus Grilled Cheese Sandwich

For someone totally addicted to grilled cheese sandwiches this Asparagus Grilled Cheese Sandwich is a must make every spring when asparagus is in season!

Asparagus Carbonara

Another quick and easy dish that is just packed with flavour, this Asparagus Carbonara will not fail to impress!

Smoked Salmon Asparagus Quinoa Cake Eggs Benedict

Smoked Salmon Asparagus Quinoa Cake Eggs Benedict are a great way to enjoy a long weekend brunch!

Asparagus Huevos Rancheros

Who says asparagus is not for breakfast? These Asparagus Huevos Rancheros are a satisfying and tasty way to do breakfasts in spring.

Asparagus and Baby Artichoke Quinoa Salad

Artichokes are also in season when asparagus is and the combination of the two of them is amazing in this Asparagus and Baby Artichoke Quinoa Salad.

Asparagus Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Asparagus works really well in pesto and this Asparagus Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich is a great way to show it off!

Asparagus and Gruyere Tart

This Asparagus and Gruyere Tart only takes a few minutes to whip up and it it is sure to leave people talking, and craving seconds!

Asparagus Gratin

You really cannot go wrong smothering asparagus in cheese like in this Asparagus Gratin.

Warm Mushroom, Roasted Asparagus and Wild Rice Salad with Feta

If you are looking for something on the healthier side, this Warm Mushroom, Roasted Asparagus and Wild Rice Salad with Feta is definitely the way to go.

Looking for more asparagus recies? Check out my asparagus pinboard on pinterest.


Sarah D said...

You might want to check out

Her recipe today was for a shaved asparagus pizza.
Might be worth trying. Sounds alot like the asparagus puff pastry tart with Gruyere.

Natalie said...

Thanks for the round-up. Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables and I'm always eager to find new ways to serve it!

Ivy said...

Thanks for sharing all these wonderful recipes. Love asparagus but they are quite expensive so I don't cook them often.

Tanantha@ I Just Love My Apron said...

OMG You have so many wonderful asparagus recipes! Love the melted egg yolk. yum!

Joanne said...

Yay, now I have an easy-to-find go-to resource for asparagus!

Ellie Delancey said...

I love the asparagus roundup post! I just bought asparagus yesterday at the farmer's market and I had no idea what I was going to make with them. Now I have some great ideas!

Sook said...

Ooh I love asparagus!! You have so many great ideas!

Bren said...

what a great round up. so many ways of preparing asparagus... sometimes, though, i just like it plain and simple with a little bit of olive oil and salt... :) hope you had a great weekend.

oranjeflamingo said...

So many delicious ways to eat one of my favorite vegetables! I'm going to splurge on a bunch of asparagus at some point this week; now to decide which recipes to use them in!

I just wanted to say that I've tried a number of your recipes after seeing them on foodgawker and they're always delicious. Now when I see that a recipe comes from your blog, I know it's worth trying, sooner rather than later!

Jenn said...

What an awesome roundup and a great variety of dishes featuring one of my favorite veggies!

Jamie said...

Oh my, so many fantastic recipes to try i don't know where to start! The asparagus and gruyere tart or the Asparagus and poached eggs with avgolemono sauce? Just for starters! Too much talent here!

Katie Mae said...

Great post! I have an asparagus roundup of my own drafted - I'll have to put a link to yours under "many more amazing recipes." :)
I got asparagus at the farmers market again today and noticed quite a few black things on the spears, which the Internet confirmed are asparagus beetle eggs. Do you ever see these on your asparagus? Do you just eat them, scrape them off, or what?

Kevin said...

Katie Mae: Luckily I have not seen sparagus beetle eggs on asparagus yet.

никита жуков said...

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Mother Rimmy said...

Fantastic list of recipes to choose from. I typically steam or grill asparagus, so I'm looking forward to trying the grilled cheese sandwich. I'll bet I can even get the family to eat it wrapped in a gooey sandwich.

Colleen said...

You missed my absolute favorite recipe of yours!
Pistachio asparagus pesto!

Lisa said...

The 2nd, 6th, and 7th look the best to me! Adding them to my list of recipes to make =)

Stephanie Smith said...

Thank you for this collection of beautiful asparagus recipes. I am adding a few to my menu this week.

T.J. said...

Awesome pictures! I especially liked the first one with the poached egg. I'll probably be trying that sooner than later.

Joanne said...

I love that you have a whole post and a whole pinboard devoted to asparagus! I need to make SO MANY OF THESE.

barbaraK said...

These are a lot. I love asparagus recipes, and these are great. Now I can add this recipes in my list, and if you guys want to know more asparagus recipes you can find a whole bunch of it at GOURMANDIA and GOURMETRECIPE.

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