I grew up in a small town with lots of local farm stands. Each year just before Easter we would pass by a farm and the big dirt field waiting for asparagus spears to come popping through the soil. And then, it seemed like overnight, there would be thick stalks everywhere. We knew the farmer so just before Easter mom would drive us over and we would go pick a bunch of asparagus stalks for our Easter feast and some extra to eat fresh in the car on the way home. I may not live close to the farm anymore, but I still serve asparagus every Easter and I love finding new recipes.
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Roasted Asparagus 1 of 15This is a classic and simple recipe for asparagus, and my favorite way to prepare it.
Make your own roasted asparagus
Asparagus Fries 2 of 15Why not fry it up? Sounds delicious and will give all your guests something to chat about.
Make your own asparagus fries
Asparagus Tart 3 of 15I'm including this tart because the asparagus is front and center and won't be overpowered by the other ingredients.
Make your own asparagus tart
Marinated Asparagus With Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette 4 of 15Add some Asian flavors to your asparagus and give it some kick.
Make your own marinated asparagus with sesame ginger vinaigrette
Asparagus in a Paper Bag 5 of 15I must try this recipe, just because I have to wait and see.
Make your own asparagus baked in a paper bag
Orange Ginger Asparagus 6 of 15Look at all those hazelnuts for some added crunch.
Get the recipe for Orange Ginger Asparagus at Weight Watchers
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus 7 of 15There's nothing wrong with double dipping on the pork front. I've never tried asparagus with bacon, but I'm sure this recipe is a keeper.
Get the recipe for bacon wrapped asparagus at Taste of Home
Marinated Asparagus 8 of 15The marinade is balsamic vinegar and red peppers, yum!
Get the recipe for Marinated asparagus at Oraganic Gardening
Parmesan Roasted Asparagus 9 of 15Creamy parmesan sauce for drizzling over your asparagus spears.
Get the recipe for parmesan roasted asparagus at Food Network
Poached Egg and Asparagus 10 of 15If you are cooking Easter brunch, this recipe is for you.
Get the recipe for poached egg and asparagus at Eating Richly
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus 11 of 15More pork blankets for my asparagus spears. Yes please!
Get the recipe for prosciutto wrapped asparagus at My Recipes
Grilled Asparagus 12 of 15This recipe calls for a bit of BBQ sauce basting which leads to my mouth watering.
Get the recipe for grilled asparagus at Taste of Home
Roasted Leek and Garlic Aspragus 13 of 15The leek and garlic will bring out the sweetness of the asparagus.
Get the recipe for roasted leek and garlic asparagus at Health Foodie
Parmesan Crusted Asparagus 14 of 15It's crusted in parmesan! I'm going to have to make this when no one is around so I can eat it all myself.
Get the recipe for parmesan crusted asparagus at Closet Cooking
Lemon Lovers’ Asparagus 15 of 15I'm a lemon lover and I think I will love this recipe.
Get the recipe for Lemon Lovers' Asparagus at Delish
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