8 Asparagus Recipes That Make the Most of Our Favorite Spring Vegetable

Spring Panzanella

This recipe for herbaceous, crisp asparagus is a play on the classic bread and tomato salad, with plenty of feta, all of our favorite spring veggies, and a zesty buttermilk dressing.

Crispy Miso-Butter Fish With Asparagus

Cod fillets, or any other white fish, can be coated with miso butter, panko crusted, and baked with chopped asparagus. Dinnertime made simple.

Charred Asparagus and Dates With Goat Cheese

This crisp, 10-minute salad of asparagus is a masterwork of texture. Crisp-tender asparagus and chewy dates, seared over high heat, combine with a riot of flavors from goat cheese, fresh lemon juice

Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-Fry

A wok is not necessary to create delicious stir-fries. Get the detailed instructions for making this simple dinner, then try it at home.

All A s Spring Salad With Mahi-Mahi

In the ten minutes it takes to cook the fish on a baking sheet in the oven, you can quickly put up this salad of asparagus, arugula, and avocado.

Chicken Primavera

Use the recipe's pearl onions, asparagus, and peas as a model; the word "primavera" in Italian means "spring," so feel free to add any and all of the season's green veggies (garlic scapes or ramps, anyone?).

Blistered Asparagus Frittata

This recipe for a low-waste, no-flip brunch makes use of an entire bundle of vibrant green asparagus stalks, including with woody ends.

Chickpea Pancake With Pea Salad

This large-format chickpea pancake cooks in about 20 minutes, making dinner for one in a skillet. It's a complete supper with a vibrant tangle of prepared peas and asparagus that's been rapidly flash-boiled.