Learn how to cook asparagus, a versatile vegetable that's tasty in just about any form. So grill, chill, or truffle the tender
green stalks–if you dare.
7 Ways With Asparagus
At just 3 calories per spear, the sky's the limit when it comes to asparagus recipes. The season's short though, so you'll want to try this tasty vegetable every which way. Grill it, splash it with truffle
oil, toss it with pasta, or bathe it in Asian flavors. Trust us: you can't go wrong.
Asparagus and Shrimp Stir-Fry on Noodle Pillows
Kids and adults will both like this fun twist on the standard Asian stir fry. Thin wheat noodles or vermicelli are boiled
for a few minutes and then crisped in the oven to form a crunchy bed for a simple sauté of shrimp and asparagus.
Asparagus-Turkey Wraps with Roasted-Pepper Mayonnaise
Cooked asparagus, deli turkey, and lettuce are wrapped up in a warm tortilla with for a quick on-the-go meal. But it's the
special sauce, made with roasted bell peppers, cayenne, and mayo, that will make this sandwich a favorite.
Serve this lightened cream soup as a first course or make it the centerpiece of a spring soup-and-salad supper. A hint of
lemon flavor comes from the addition of freshly grated lemon peel, and the soup is lightly seasoned with nutmeg and thyme.
Four ingredients, plus a sprinkle of salt and pepper, will net you an appetizer that does any party proud. Fresh asparagus
is drizzled with a tiny amount of truffle oil and sprinkled with Manchego, a spunky Spanish cheese. Fresh Parmesan cheese
works great, too.
When you need a fast but elegant weeknight supper, this pasta dish will deliver every time. Cook fresh asparagus in the same
water as the noodles, and then toss in the spices and prosciutto. Best of all, clean up is a breeze.