It’s asparagus season! (Insert lame stinky pee joke here.)
Turns out there are tons of inventive and delicious ways to serve asparagus. Shake up your OG preparation of sea salt and EVOO with 12 asparagus recipes from around the interwebs tested and approved by team Oola. Don’t wait, prime asparagus season is short-lived, so add these to the menu this week.
Salad: Chopped Asparagus Salad
Spring has sprung and the whole gang is here. This salad is chocked full of veggies and is a go-to for spring lunches. Top it with feta and chicken it’s truly a crowd-pleaser.
Appetizer: Asparagus and Gruyere Tart
Light and decadent all at the same time this asparagus tart screams spring Top puff pastry with Dijon, Gruyere cheese, and asparagus then bake. Simple perfection.
Air Fryer: Garlic Parmesan Air Fryer Asparagus
If you want to introduce little ones to asparagus, this is the most kid-friendly recipe of the bunch. Talk about a crowd-pleaser, this recipe is not only easy-peasy but the result is french fry like sticks of yummy asparagus.
Soup: Instant Pot Cream of Asparagus Soup
I lived 30-something years on this planet before discovering an asparagus soup recipe that was (subjectively) any good. This is that recipe.
Sauteed: Garlic Butter Sauteed Asparagus
The key to sauteed asparagus is not to overcook. So, when in doubt, less is definitely more when it comes to this recipe.
Baked: Perfect Roasted Asparagus
95% of the asparagus I have had in my life has been asparagus in the oven or some version of roasted asparagus. Since it’s an easy and flawless way to serve asparagus, look no further than this perfect roasted asparagus recipe.
Bacon-wrapped: Extra Easy Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Bacon makes everything better, even asparagus. This is a go-to for an Easter or Mother’s day brunch appetizer or any spring get-together.
Grilled: Simple Grilled Asparagus With Lemon
Break out the grill after winter hibernation and pair the steak cut of your choice with this lemony grilled recipe.
Casserole: Cheesy Asparagus Casserole
This ooey-gooey cheesy asparagus gratin is simply perfection. Hint; there is cream cheese in this beauty. I repeat, cream cheese. Make now or forever hold your peace.
Quiche: Asparagus, Spinach, and Feta Quiche
We discovered this delicious recipe in an effort to save veggies that were nearing expiration. We added in some red pepper flakes and bell pepper, but it was the asparagus that was the star of the show.
Pasta: Creamy Asparagus Pasta
If there is asparagus in heaven, this is how it’s likely served. This is an easy and savory pasta dish that tastes its best when the asparagus is fresh, so don’t sleep on making this in springtime.
Pickled: Pickled Asparagus 3 Ways!
Here is one you might not have seen coming, but do not sleep on pickled asparagus.