Asparagus recipes

It's a short season for British asparagus, so make the most of this lovely, lithe vegetable by cooking one of our delicious asparagus recipes.

Asparagus recipes
Chargrilled asparagus with Parmesan and citrus breadcrumbs

Chargrilled asparagus with Parmesan and citrus breadcrumbs

Serve this tender zesty chargrilled asparagus recipe as a side dish or snack with friends.

Asparagus, sweet potato, herb and feta fritters

Asparagus, sweet potato, herb and feta fritters

These vegetarian fritters are packed full of flavour and are perfect popped into a picnic basket or served as a starter.

Pancetta-wrapped salmon with griddled asparagus 
and lime crème fraîche

Pancetta-wrapped salmon with griddled asparagus and lime crème fraîche

This salmon recipe is ideal if you're entertaining because it looks the height of sophistication but won't break the bank.

Loch Duart salmon fillet and Glamis asparagus with chive & lovage sauce

Loch Duart salmon fillet and Glamis asparagus with chive & lovage sauce

Richard Turner, chef at Myres Castle in Scotland, is a passionate advocator of Scottish produce.

Chargrilled asparagus and haloumi with crispy capers

Chargrilled asparagus and haloumi with crispy capers

The barbie gives this seasonal dish that gorgeous smoky outdoors flavour. A great al fresco recipe for the Bank Holiday – if it's raining you can cook it on the hob using a cast iron griddle.

Asparagus and Parma ham frittata

Asparagus and Parma ham frittata

This frittata recipe is as colourful as it is tasty. You could make it with courgettes and peas after the asparagus season.

Asparagus and taleggio tart

Asparagus and taleggio tart

This simple and tasty asparagus tart recipe uses shop bought puff pastry and delicious taleggio cheese.

Asparagus, smoked trout and poached egg on toast

Asparagus, smoked trout and poached egg on toast

This asparagus dish makes for a perfect starter to kick off your dinner party with.

Asparagus and spring onion tart

Asparagus and spring onion tart

This tart is a perfect summer dish. It's quick and easy and even better made with English asparagus

Asparagus, ham and chive filo tartlets

Asparagus, ham and chive filo tartlets

Grab bundles of asparagus while it's in season and create this delicious starter for your friends.

Asparagus and broad beans

Asparagus and broad beans

An easy vegetarian recipe for a quick side dish, made with fresh seasonal asparagus and broad beans.

Dill houmous with green vegetable salad

Dill houmous with green vegetable salad

Tahini is rich in B vitamins. It’s also a good source of calcium and essential fats, which makes it a great storecupboard ingredient.

Roasted asparagus wrapped in Parma ham

Roasted asparagus wrapped in Parma ham

Serve these with grilled trout, parcel-roasted potatoes and cinnamon baked fruit as part of an elegant menu. The cook-in-paper method means supper is ready in just an hour.

Asparagus and lemon risotto

Asparagus and lemon risotto

A delightfully summery risotto for less than £1.50 a head. Vegetarians can substitute the cheese for a veggie variety. This recipe can be frozen.

Roast beef, asparagus and Parmesan salad with balsamic dressing

Roast beef, asparagus and Parmesan salad with balsamic dressing

This easy salad recipe is a great way to use up any leftover roast beef from a Sunday lunch.

Pasta with asparagus, mint pesto and poached egg

Pasta with asparagus, mint pesto and poached egg

A simple Italian dish that you will and your friends will adore.

Pastrami, tomato and asparagus pasta

Pastrami, tomato and asparagus pasta

Seasonal, simple ingredients makes this easy pasta recipe a winning supper.

Asparagus and ricotta tarts

Asparagus and ricotta tarts

These asparagus and ricotta tarts definitely look at the top end of picnic fare so you'll be shocked how easy they are to prepare - especially if you buy the pastry. The perfect vegetarian recipe for a day out.

Roast asparagus with lemon, feta, mint and capers

Roast asparagus with lemon, feta, mint and capers

Treat yourself to the fresh taste of the Mediterranean with this wonderful asparagus recipe.

New potato, asparagus and feta frittata

New potato, asparagus and feta frittata

A simple vegetarian recipe on a budget, using leftover new potatoes, asparagus and eggs.

Asparagus Vichyssoise

Asparagus Vichyssoise

Try this asparagus soup with a difference.

Asparagus, ham and cheese tart

Asparagus, ham and cheese tart

Celebrate St George's Day with that quintessentially English vegetable – asparagus. This tart is perfect for midweek entertaining.

Roasted asparagus with scrambled egg and Parma ham

Roasted asparagus with scrambled egg and Parma ham

This asparagus with scrambled egg recipe is perfect for a lazy weekend brunch.

Asparagus crespelle

Asparagus crespelle

This creamy Italian dish is perfect for non-meat eaters as it's basically posh pancakes with asparagus and cheese.

One-tray roast chicken with white wine, zesty potatoes and asparagus

One-tray roast chicken with white wine, zesty potatoes and asparagus

Nothing beats a good roast chicken recipe such as this one. Why not use the bones for stock and the leftovers (if there are any) for sandwiches.

Salmon and asparagus tart recipe

Salmon and asparagus tart recipe

Make the most of in season asparagus with this delicious and summery tart.

Asparagus and morels on toast

Asparagus and morels on toast

Morels are in season at the same time as asparagus – an anomaly, as most mushrooms appear around autumn. This seasonal recipe is delicious, rich and a bit French in feel.

Balsamic beef, asparagus and Pecorino salad

Balsamic beef, asparagus and Pecorino salad

A quick and simple, yet restaurant-standard, dish that marries juicy sirloin steak with seasonal asparagus.

Chicken with asparagus and rice

Chicken with asparagus and rice

The British asparagus season is short, so make the most of this beautiful ingredient while you can.

Asparagus and tenderstem broccoli spaghetti

Asparagus and tenderstem broccoli spaghetti

A healthy vegetarian dish that makes the most of the season's asparagus, using hardworking ingredients that pack in lots of flavour

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