Spring is here and all kinds of wonderful things are bursting out of the soil. One of our favourite spring foods is asparagus. This versatile vegetable can be used in a ton of delicious, seasonal recipes. If you're ready to add some new meals to your repertoire, here are some to-die-for asparagus recipes to try at home this spring while they're in season.
Cream of asparagus soup
Have you only eaten asparagus by the spear? You're missing out! Asparagus is a great soup vegetable. Its distinctive flavour shines through in this rich Cream of Asparagus Soup recipe. This soup is delicately seasoned with fresh spring herbs and has a vibrant green colour that just screams spring. It's the perfect appetizer for your next spring meal or gathering.
Asparagus leek and Gruyere quiche
Despite its deeply earth and savoury flavour, asparagus is a great addition at brunch. This Asparagus Leek and Gruyere Quiche is the perfect hearty spring brunch entree. It's a showstopper despite being relatively simple to throw together -- especially if you use pre-made pie crust!
Vegan lemon asparagus pasta
This delightful and healthy spring pasta dish is so rich tasting and flavourful that you'd never guess it was vegan! In this Vegan Lemon Asparagus Pasta recipe, roasted asparagus is tossed with pasta in a creamy white sauce that's remarkably low in fat as it's made with an almond milk roux and nutritional yeast.
You might think pesto sauce has to involve basil, but you're wrong! This Asparagus Pesto recipe proves that a vegetable can take centre stage. Whip it up in minutes and use it anywhere and everywhere you want -- from pasta to toast, eggs to salads and more.
We hope you give these delicious asparagus recipes a try this spring! Nothing tastes better than in-season food.