Asparagus is a spring veggie and in season from now through June, so eat it up while it's at its best.
Shaved Asparagus and Gorgonzola Pizza
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Garlic Asparagus Soup
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The comfort of soup during the cold winter months is beginning to transition into a love for crisp spring salads, but this asparagus soup recipe might change your mind. Asparagus and garlic are roasted in the oven, then blended with vegetable broth and milk until smooth. It's fresh, light, and exactly what warmer weather calls for.
Get the recipe: Garlic Asparagus Soup
Blackened Shrimp, Asparagus, and Avocado Salad
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Shrimp and avocado provide protein and healthy fats to keep you full, while thyme, cayenne pepper, and sweet paprika provide a punch of flavor.
Get the recipe: Blackened Shrimp, Asparagus, and Avocado Salad
Photo: Cafe Delites
Asparagus, Sweet Potato, and Chicken Skillet
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Skillet recipes are all over Pinterest lately—and for good reason. Cast iron skillets are naturally nonstick and therefore require less oil, and they can be transferred from stove top to oven which means fewer dishes. This skillet recipe is pretty simple—yup, you guessed it—asparagus, sweet potato, and chicken (and some seasonings, of course!).
Get the recipe: Asparagus, Sweet Potato, and Chicken Skillet
Photo: Primavera Kitchen
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
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Asparagus is loaded with fiber, folate, and vitamins A, C, E, and K. Roasting it is a classic way to serve the vegetable. Season the asparagus with garlic and Parmesan to give it a crispy outside.
Get the recipe: Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
Photo: Belle of the Kitchen
Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Breast
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Plain, grilled chicken breast, while healthy, gets boring really quickly when you serve it week after week. This version is stuffed with asparagus and provolone. Serve with a brown rice pilaf for a quick dinner that'll keep your diet on track.
Get the recipe: Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Breast
Photo: I Wash, You Dry
Ravioli with Sautéed Asparagus and Walnuts
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It's always good to have a few delicious vegetarian recipes in your back pocket for #MeatlessMonday or if you're observing Lenten Fridays. This ravioli dish is super simple to throw together and the lemon butter sauce with parsley provides freshness.
Get the recipe: Ravioli with Sautéed Asparagus and Walnuts
Photo: Green Valley Kitchen
Mediterranean Potato Hash with Asparagus, Chickpeas, and Poached Eggs
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This potato hash recipe combines chickpeas, asparagus, tomatoes, feta, and poached eggs with za'atar, allspice, and paprika for a delicious Mediterranean diet dish.
Photo: The Mediterranean Dish
Savory Bread Pudding
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Bread pudding (or French toast for that matter) probably makes you think of berries, vanilla, cinnamon, and maybe even chocolate chips. This recipe is a savory take on the classic with mushrooms, asparagus, and Gruyère.
Get the recipe: Savory Bread Pudding
Photo: Self-Proclaimed Foodie
Vegan Quiche with Asparagus and Tomatoes
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Tofu gives this quiche texture in the absence of cheese. A garden of vegetables—asparagus, green onions, sun-dried and cherry tomatoes—makes this the perfect addition to a spring brunch table.
Get the recipe: Vegan Quiche with Asparagus and Tomatoes
Photo: Vegan Heaven