Skip to content

20 Asparagus Recipes

20 asparagus recipes to spice up and reinvigorate this healthy, spring veggie.

Liz serving asparagus for 20 asparagus recipes.

Are you trying to eat healthier, but are bored with the recipes you have to cook veggies? Say no more! I’ve compiled a list of 20 Asparagus Recipes for your ease and pleasure. 20 different, delicious ways to prepare this classic vegetable. Need a side dish? Got you covered. Want a one-pan, all inclusive meal? You’ll find it! I promise I have something for everyone, helping you to take advantage of this healthy, spring vegetable.

Why Eat Asparagus?

Asparagus is an amazing vegetable to include in your weekly meal planning. Some of the benefits include:

  • It can help you lose weight as its low in calories and fat, while being high in vitamins and nutrients: good source of potassium and protein; excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and fiber.
  • High in antioxidants.
  • Helps improve digestive health and lower blood pressure.
Asparagus Goat Cheese Frittata Recipe

Frequently Asked Questions:

What’s the best way to cook asparagus?

Roasted is the most common, but I like asparagus cooked all sorts of ways! Grilled, sautéed, or even prepared raw in a salad.

What part of asparagus should you not eat?

Bend the stalk until it naturally snaps. Eat the top part and discard the woody, bottom part.

Can you eat asparagus raw?

Yes you can!

Tray of Asparagus

Like It, Eat It, Share It!

Did you try any of these 20 asparagus recipes and love it? The next time you make one, snap a picture and share it to your socials! Tag @thelemonbowl and #thelemonbowl so we can admire and share your dish.

20 Asparagus Recipes

Grilled Asparagus Salad with Arugula and Goat Cheese

5 stars average
20 minutes
Asparagus is grilled until charred and slightly caramelized then tossed with spicy arugula and creamy goat cheese in this fresh and flavorful summer salad.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Grilled Asparagus Salad with Crumbled Goat Cheese and Arugula

Pesto Pasta with Asparagus and Goat Cheese

5 stars
25 minutes
Penne pasta is tossed with roasted asparagus, fragrant pesto and creamy goat cheese to create this easy, crowd-pleasing pasta salad recipe.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Asparagus Pesto Pasta with Goat Cheese

Broiled Asparagus with Tahini Dipping Sauce

Yay or Nay?
15 minutes
One of my go-to weeknight side dish recipes, asparagus is broiled until caramelized and served with a creamy tahini-lemon dipping sauce.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
crunchy broiled asparagus with tahini 1

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Za’atar

4 stars average
15 minutes
A fast and easy side dish recipe, asparagus is coated with lemon and za'atar and grilled until slightly charred.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
zaatar gileed asparagus

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

4.36 stars average
40 minutes
This simple frittata is bursting with fresh flavors from smoky, roasted asparagus and creamy, tangy goat cheese.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

Sautéed Asparagus with Indian Curry Spices

5 stars
15 minutes
This fresh and fast 10 minute vegetarian side dish recipe is made with asparagus sauteed with onions, garlic and curry spices.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Sauteed Asparagus with Indian Curry Recipe

Arugula Salad with Roasted Potatoes, Asparagus and Goat Cheese

Yay or Nay?
30 minutes
This bright and flavorful arugula salad is topped with Creamer potatoes by The Little Potato Company, caramelized roasted asparagus and creamy goat cheese.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Arugula Salad with Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus Recipe

Roasted Asparagus with Za’atar

Yay or Nay?
20 minutes
Asparagus is roasted in olive oil and za’atar until caramelized and tender. A healthy and easy 15-minute side dish recipe.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Asparagus Roasted with Za'atar - Gluten Free Side Dish Recipe

Thai Green Curry Chicken with Asparagus

4 stars average
25 minutes
Bright and fragrant, this Thai Green Curry Chicken and Asparagus stir-fry recipe is easy to make and comes together in less than 20 minutes. The ultimate fast dinner recipe! 
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Green Curry Chicken with Asparagus - a healthy Asian dinner recipe

Roasted Asparagus with Tzatziki Sauce

5 stars average
25 minutes
A fast and easy side dish recipe, asparagus is roasted until tender and served with a creamy cucumber yogurt tzatziki dipping sauce. 
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Roasted Asparagus with Tzatziki - a healthy side dish recipe

Ginger Beef and Asparagus Stir-Fry

5 stars
22 minutes
This sesame-ginger scented beef and asparagus stir-fry is fresh, flavorful and ready in less than 15 minutes.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Sesame Ginger Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry - a quick dinner recipe

Grilled Asparagus with Tahini Lemon Sauce

4.34 stars average
11 minutes
A fast and easy summer side dish recipe, asparagus is grilled until slightly charred then drizzled with a creamy tahini lemon sauce.
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Tahini Sauce - a fast and easy side dish recipe

Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

4.67 stars average
20 minutes
This quick and easy chicken and asparagus stir-fry comes together in less than 15 minutes, ideal for a busy weeknight dinner.
MAKE THIS RECIPE
Ginger Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry - The Lemon Bowl

Asparagus Pasta Salad

Yay or Nay?
15 minutes
This Asian inspired pasta salad is made with fresh asparagus and tossed in a creamy, flavor-packed peanut dressing made with lime juice, garlic and ginger.
MAKE THIS RECIPE
Asparagus Pasta Salad with Creamy Peanut Dressing by The Lemon Bowl

Turkey Sausage and Asparagus Pasta

5 stars
30 minutes
Dinner doesn’t need to be a 1500 calorie endeavor. Here are my tricks to a healthy, delicious and affordable pasta dinner
MAKE THIS RECIPE
turkey sausage with asparagus pasta

Roasted Asparagus with Red Peppers

3.89 stars average
30 minutes
Roasted Asparagus with Red Peppers is sweet, tender, and melts in your mouth as the flavors caramelize in the oven.
MAKE THIS RECIPE
Roasted asparagus with red peppers

Pasta Primavera With Sautéed Vegetables

4 stars average
35 minutes
Sautéed vegetables are tossed with whole wheat pasta, olive oil, garlic and creamy Stonyfield yogurt. The ultimate family friendly weeknight dinner recipe. 
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Healthy Pasta Primavera Recipe

Grilled Veggies with Lemon Herb Vinaigrette

Yay or Nay?
20 minutes
This recipe is a great way to add brightness and flavor to a simple side of grilled veggies.
MAKE THIS RECIPE
Grilled Veggies with Lemon Herb Vinaigrette

Pork & Asparagus Stir Fry

4.5 stars average
30 minutes
Tender, delicious and loaded in health benefits it is hard to resist this pork and asparagus stir fry.
MAKE THIS RECIPE
pork and asparagus stir fry on a plate

Roasted Asparagus and Tangerines

4.25 stars average
20 minutes
Asparagus and tangerines are drizzled with olive oil, salt and pepper then roasted until caramelized and tender. You will love this fast and easy side dish recipe!
MAKE THIS RECIPE Pin Recipe
Roasted Asparagus with Tangerines - a fresh and healthy spring side dish recipe
nv-author-image

Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.