As one of the most delectable harbingers of spring, asparagus spears will soon be poking up along fence lines and in gardens, to grace supper tables once again. And it’s about time, right? Before we know it, farmers’ markets will be full of all those tenderly succulent delicacies we’ve been craving for far too long, and asparagus — that favorite little spear — will be among those leading the pack. Here are a few simple asparagus recipes to help you take advantage of the bounty. But don’t be deceived by their simplicity; less is truly more whenever asparagus is the star.
REFRESHINGLY EASY ASPARAGUS RECIPES FOR ANY OCCASION
Asian Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe With Asparagus and Bok Choy
Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe
Asparagus Pesto Recipe
Roasted Asparagus Recipe With Parmesan Cheese
Assistant Editor Sarah Sinning learned her way around a kitchen in beautiful Montpelier, Vermont, where she completed her degree in culinary arts from New England Culinary Institute. She now lives in Lawrence, Kansas, and keeps busy cooking for the cutest 1-year-old boy in existence.