Yummy Ways to Cook Asparagus – Fresh Ideas for Asparagus and How to Make Tasty Asparagus Recipes Quick!

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Asparagus is a popular vegetable during this time of the year and it would be a wise move to take advantage of its availability as it is both a healthy and tasty ingredient. Don't worry if you are just a beginner in the kitchen or if you don't have much time on your hands as we have compiled a list of the best, easiest, quickest and most deliciousest (not a word!) asparagus recipes for you to try out.

Main Meals:

Baked Asparagus Recipe


I baked the asparagus for 12 minutes and they couldn’t have been more perfect! Fuss-free and delicious!” – Erica Day Tasevski

Want something a little bit different that uses asparagus as its main ingredient? Why not try baking these crunchy stems of salaciousness? A little bit of preparation is needed for this recipe but nothing too complicated and it is an easy recipe to follow even for those who have little experience in the kitchen.

Serve this one if you want to surprise your family with something new yet familiar.

Total Time: 25 minutes

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/baked-asparagus-recipe.html

 Baked asparagus

Shrimp and Asparagus Stir Fry with Lemon Sauce Recipe


All I can say is yum!! I also love asparagus and I am so excited it is back in season. Thanks for sharing. I’m pinning this one for sure!” – Ashley

Easy to make and healthy to boot, this is a perfect combination of shrimp and asparagus topped off with a tangy lemon sauce to give your taste buds a reason to rejoice. Prepare a few shrimp, chop a bunch of asparagus and mix together the lemon sauce.

This is a recipe that might look a bit tricky at first glance but is actually quite easy once you start. Even beginners will be able to prepare this extremely mouth watering and healthy dish in super-quick time.

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

http://homecookingmemories.com/shrimp-asparagus-stir-fry-lemon-sauce/

 Shrimp and Asparagus

Easy Asparagus and Eggs Recipe


Such a fab skillet meal! Love the simplicity to this!” – Warm Vanilla Sugar

Do you often find yourself short on time and ingredients when it comes to preparing meals? Don’t fret as you can still create a delicious and filling dish with even the most basic ingredients. Let’s take a few sticks of asparagus and pair them up with an egg.

This is a simple and tasty meal where all you need to do is fry a couple of asparagus, crack an egg over them and add some creamy and/or salty cheese for good measure. There you have it, a healthy and filling meal that can be done in a jiffy.

Total Time: 20 minutes

http://naturallyella.com/asparagus-and-eggs/

 Easy Asparagus and Eggs Recipe

Spring Asparagus and Tomato Pasta with Feta Recipe

I work full time and by the time I get home I need to cook dinner UGH!! When I seen this recipe I tried it the same day! My daughters and I loved it!” – Trisha

This asparagus recipe fits the bill if you are looking for a healthy and light meal to serve the family. It is also quick and easy to make. The combination of pasta, asparagus and feta cheese makes for an exuberantly tasty dish that will be a sure hit at the dinner table.

Make the pasta your base ingredient then add asparagus and tomato. Top it all off with feta cheese and a sprinkle of olive oil and you've got yourself a truly flavorful evening. If you are not a fan of feta you could easily substitute it for parmesan cheese.

Total Time: 20 minutes

http://addapinch.com/spring-asparagus-and-tomato-pasta-with-feta-recipe/

 

Side Dishes:

Easy & Delicious Asparagus Side Dish

Great recipe! I followed the recipe & the asparagus turned out perfect. Served with pork chops & everyone loved it. Will make often.” – Grandmacookie

Simplicity is the name of the game with this recipe but that doesn’t mean it lacks anything in taste, in fact, this asparagus recipe is a nice side dish that you can incorporate into any hearty meal. We highly recommend you pair it up with steak as the crunchy green veggies will complement the meatiness wonderfully.

Preparation is simple as all you need to do is to cook the asparagus in a frying pan and add the seasoning. Voila! You have yourself a healthy and tasty side dish that you can serve with almost any main meal.

Total Time: 10 minutes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/217127/easy-delicious-asparagus/

 

Quick Skillet Asparagus Side Dish

This is a really simple and delicious way to make asparagus. It's especially good if you are just looking for a quick side dish with fresh vegetables. Yum!” – Flatfreckels

Another simple side dish asparagus recipe which seals in the vitamins and minerals while also enhancing the flavor of this delicious vegetable. The recipe is once again straight-forward, easy and quick. A great choice if you are looking for veggies  to enhance your main dish.

All you need to do is simply sauté the asparagus in olive oil and add some lemon juice, lemon rind and a little salt. Simplicity itself.

Total Time: 10 minutes

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/quick-skillet-asparagus

 

Garlic Butter Sautéed Asparagus Recipe

This recipe is simply delicious! My wife and I marveled how fortunate we are to have your enthusiastic talent available to us to make our cuisine so much better. Thank you! It’s better with the lemon providing a bit of acid, btw.” – Kortez

Here’s one of the best asparagus recipes we've found. It blends crunchy sweet with a delicious ping of garlic. This easy to prepare side dish can be cooked in just 10 minutes and would be a good option if you are looking for something healthy to serve as an extra dish on your dinner table. It goes great with salmon, shrimp and chicken and adding some lemon juice to it can help bring out that lovely tang.

Total Time: 20 minutes

http://rasamalaysia.com/garlic-butter-sauteed-asparagus/

 

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Roasted Parmesan Asparagus Recipe

Easy to make and it makes asparagus tasty. We had this with steak and it made for a great meal.” – Vettech9902

Asparagus is delicious on its own but add in some parmesan and you'll really bring a new taste dimension to this crunchy green veggie. Parmesan cheese thoroughly enhances the flavor of asparagus and offers a creamy taste as a nice counterpoint to its natural crispness.

This will only take a maximum of 10 minutes to prepare and preparation is a  simple affair as you just clean up the asparagus and mix the ingredients in a bowl (without the parmesan cheese). Then it's just a matter of roasting it for 10 minutes, bringing it out, using the cheese to coat your asparagus then popping it back in the oven for 5-10 minutes more or until it's cooked and still offers a crunch to the bite.

Total Time: 30 minutes

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/roasted-parmesan-asparagus/4e9717f5-8436-4081-a316-f6eaea111321

 

 

Honey-Soy Asparagus Recipe

Wow! That was good! My 3 yr old doesn't like asparagus and she ate it. I bet the sauce would be good on broccoli too.” - jgrabowski

Create the perfect blend of sweet and salty with this easy to follow asparagus recipe. Turn your ordinary asparagus side dish into something delectable with this quick recipe that will add a new level of yum to your dinner table.

You need to simply sauté the asparagus with the other ingredients until it is tender and crisp. Place on a plate and serve to the family. They will absolutely love the combination of sweet honey, salty soy sauce and garlic alongside the crunchy and healthy goodness of asparagus.

Total Time: 15 minutes

http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/honey-soy-asparagus

 

 

Balsamic Roasted Brussels sprouts and Asparagus Recipe

I love everything about this dish! I love Brussels sprouts but I haven’t roasted them… yet. This is going to be in my table soon!” - Marye

This easy, healthy and low calorie recipe could turn anyone into an asparagus and Brussels sprouts lover at first bite. Not the easiest boast to follow through on considering we're talking sprouts but this simple recipe combines two ordinary everyday vegetables and turns them into something simply delectable and packed with nutrients.

The sweetness of balsamic vinegar blends perfectly with the asparagus and Brussels sprouts and the inclusion of pomegranate adds crunch and a little more punch to this already flavorful dish.

Total Time: 30 minutes

http://www.joyfulhealthyeats.com/balsamic-roasted-brussels-sprouts-asparagus/

 

 

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