Fast & Fresh asparagus dishes

Asparagus is the star in these quick and easy meals, made in 30 minutes or less

Roasted asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

Here’s a quick way to cook asparagus with flavorful results. If you’re making roast chicken, you can throw this in the oven in the last 20 minutes and have both ready at the same time.

Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

Prosciutto wrapped asparagus

Prosciutto-wrapped Asparagus

This works as a side dish or a gourmet appetizer. You can spoon the sauce over each bundle, or you can serve it on the side as shown for dipping.

Recipe: Prosciutto-wrapped Asparagus

Cherry tomato and asparagus salad

Cherry Tomato and Asparagus Salad

This simple side dish is a great contribution to a potluck. We suggest you keep the dressing separate until ready to serve.

Recipe: Cherry Tomato and Asparagus Salad

Asparagus risotto

Asparagus Risotto

Who says risotto has to take a long time? This satisfying dish can be made in 30 minutes and works as a simple week night dinner or a decadent meal for serving to guests.

Recipe: Asparagus Risotto

Parm toasts with asparagus, proscuitto, and eggs

Parmesan Toasts With Asparagus, Prosciutto, and Eggs

It could be breakfast or it could be lunch, but either way it’s absolutely delicious. We love it with thinly sliced prosciutto, but crisp bacon would be good, too.

Recipe: Parmesan Toasts with Asparagus, Prosciutto, and Eggs

Chinese pork and asparagus soup

Chinese Pork and Asparagus Soup

Forget chicken noodle. This fast and fresh version of Asian comfort food will warm you from head to toe.

Recipe: Chinese Pork and Asparagus Soup

Asparagus and butterhead salad

Asparagus and Butterhead Lettuce Salad

Asparagus and mini-mozzarella cheese are center stage in this spring salad. Pair with a crisp pinot grigio and a light pasta for a complete dinner.

Recipe: Asparagus and Butterhead Lettuce Salad

Asparagus frittata

Asparagus Frittata

Eggs-made-easy is a good way to describe a frittata. We’ve added nutty cheese and fresh asparagus to guarantee its overall appeal.

Recipe: Asparagus Frittata

Orzo with peppers and asparagus

Orzo with Peppers and Asparagus

This a good recipe to have on file when you need to take something to a party, but the boring pasta salad just won’t do.

Recipe: Orzo with Peppers and Asparagus

Sunflower sprout salad

Sunflower Sprouts Salad

Sunflower sprouts are large, leafy, and lovely in our spring version of a traditional garden salad. A large piece of local goat cheese adds just the right amount of creaminess, so you’ll forget it’s healthy.

Recipe: Sunflower Sprouts Salad

Grilled Chicken pita salad

Grilled Chicken Pita Salad

An updated version of a fattoush using purchased pita chips in place of crunchy croutons and seasonal asparagus, which gives a fresh-from-the-garden touch.

Recipe: Grilled Chicken Pita Salad

Orzo with Peppers and Asparagus

Orzo with Peppers and Asparagus

Move over, boring pasta salad! This delicious alternative can be served chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe: Orzo with Peppers and Asparagus

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