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Healthy Asparagus Recipes

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Lemony Asparagus Pasta

Penne and asparagus are bathed in a rich sauce with a slight bite of mustard, lemon and Parmesan. This dish is lovely in early spring, when asparagus is at its peak and nights are still cool enough to inspire a craving for something rich and warm.

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Garden-Fresh Asparagus Soup

This lemony asparagus soup is spiced with a touch of curry and gets added richness from “lite” coconut milk and creamy red potatoes. Top it with a dollop of crème fraîche or plain yogurt and serve warm or chilled.

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

These prosciutto-wrapped bundles of grilled asparagus are a delicious addition to a spring brunch or elegant dinner.

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Asparagus & Salmon Spring Rolls

These spring rolls are filled with smoked salmon, tender-crisp asparagus and plenty of fresh herbs. Spring rolls look impressive when you put them out for a party, but they are actually easy to make. To simplify the process, lay out all the ingredients you need to make the rolls near your work surface before you begin.

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Panko-Crusted Asparagus Spears

Warm from the oven, these crunchy asparagus spears make a tasty side dish or cocktail nibble. Before being coated in panko breadcrumbs they are rolled in a flavorful sesame-miso sauce that doubles as a simple dipping sauce.

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Asparagus-Goat Cheese Soufflés

Puffy and warm, these asparagus-goat cheese soufflés are the essence of spring. Serve them alongside a big salad with a tangy vinaigrette for a light supper or a special brunch. Though these are wonderful either way, the addition of truffle oil is spectacular and decadent-tasting.

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Indian-Spiced Chicken & Asparagus

This easy chicken-and-asparagus sauté is boldly seasoned with aromatic cumin and fennel; the seeds are toasted in a skillet before grinding to bring out the most flavor. If you don’t want to buy a whole jar of the spices, look for them in the bulk spice section in natural-foods stores and buy just what you need for this recipe. Serve over brown rice, millet or quinoa.

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Delicious and healthy recipes for asparagus soup, asparagus pasta, asparagus side dishes

Asparagus is a healthy addition to many entrées and side dishes, as it’s high in folic acid and a good source of potassium, fiber and vitamins A, B6 and C. We love asparagus for its fresh flavor, crunchy texture and versatility, as well as its availability all year long. Try one of our healthy asparagus recipes like Chicken & Asparagus with Melted Gruyere for a satisfying supper or Panko-Crusted Asparagus Spears for a tasty side dish or appetizer.

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Healthy Asparagus Dinner Recipes

Puffy and warm, these asparagus-goat cheese soufflés are...
For this deep, rich red-wine mushroom risotto recipe with...
These spring rolls are filled with smoked salmon, tender-...
This asparagus salad topped with poached eggs is satisfying...
This pizza, topped with bacon, eggs and asparagus, was...
For this elegant dish, boneless chicken breast and...
Tilapia, a relatively plentiful fish, has the unfortunate...
Lemon zest ties all the flavors together in this light and...
Penne and asparagus are bathed in a rich sauce with a...
This easy chicken-and-asparagus sauté is boldly seasoned...
Penne tossed with spring vegetables, such as carrots, morel...
In this recipe, we poach the cod right on top of the...
Made with asparagus, roasted red pepper and mushrooms, this...
This breakfast strata recipe, loaded with onions, leeks and...
If you've never had roasted tofu before, here's a...
The gnocchi cooks right in the skillet, along with shrimp,...
Asparagus, chives and fontina cheese top this easy pizza...
Here's an East-meets-West stir-fry that will soon...

Healthy Asparagus Side Dish Recipes

This colorful asparagus and radish salad is dressed with a...
This sauce is like a luscious, creamy bearnaise sauce...
Think bold Caesar-salad flavors meet asparagus. This...
A touch of curry-infused butter dresses sauteed asparagus....
Roast whole slices of lemon along with the asparagus for a...
Warm from the oven, these crunchy asparagus spears make a...
These prosciutto-wrapped bundles of grilled asparagus are a...
Rest roasted asparagus and tomatoes on a bed of watercress...
Roasted asparagus is delicious drizzled with a sauce...
Roasting is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to cook...

Healthy Asparagus Soup Recipes

This creamless but still creamy soup is a great lunch or...
Stirring eggs into simmering broth is a classic technique...
This lemony asparagus soup is spiced with a touch of curry...
Like a bouquet of fresh vegetables, this light but soothing...

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