Spring is in full bloom here in sunny Southern California and the farmers’ markets are bursting with amazing spring produce. There are bundles of asparagus every way you turn, and I for one couldn’t be more excited! These days there are countless ideas on how to prepare asparagus and make it the best it can possibly be. I mean, it doesn’t need much help since it’s already such an amazing vegetable, but these recipes really take asparagus to the next level!
Scroll through these 10 recipes to find some that you’re sure to love!
Asparagus, Basil and Corn Salad is hands-down one of my favorite spring side dishes! Not only is it gorgeous, but the flavors all work perfectly together!
This Salmon Asparagus and Watercress Salad from Aida Mollenkamp would make for a gorgeous display on any spring table this season! And the creamy dressing—oh my goodness! To die for.
Let’s talk brunch for a hot second. Prosciutto and Asparagus Eggs Benedict. I mean, it doesn’t get much better than this! Check it out at bell’alimento.
This Grilled Balsamic Asparagus recipe from Kitchen Confidante is seriously rocking my world!
Asparagus and Leek Pizza?! Be still my beating heart. This is going on countless spring dinner party menus for sure! Head over to Shutterbean to take a look.
Roasted Asparagus with Sweet Jalapeño Dressing and Garlicky Breadcrumbs, from Hola Jalapeno, is a flavor combination you’re NOT going to want to miss!
Hold the phone. Asparagus FRIES?!? Sign me up! Check it out at In Sock Monkey Slippers.
Pea + Asparagus Pasta from Heather Christo is basically the most amazing spring pasta dish on earth! It’s screaming for a quick and easy weeknight meal.
Another brunch item that is going to make your head spin… Eggs Benedict with a BBG Hollandaise Sauce, from A Farm Girl Dabbles. Epic doesn’t even come close to describing this!
Asparagus Ribbon Salad. Weelicious offers one of the most beautiful salads ever to be created—and it’s BEYOND easy!