Asparagus recipe roundup

So many ways to enjoy one of spring’s delicious delights!

Cooking with the seasons just make sense, don’t you think? I feel fortunate to be able to grow some of my own herbs and vegetables and also to have easy access to several different farmers’ markets when I can buy the freshest, tastiest local produce. I’ve been feasting on asparagus this spring, coming up with new recipes and enjoying some tried-and-true favourites. Here are a few ideas that I hope might provide you with some delicious, seasonal inspiration (just click on the titles below to access the recipes).

Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Rolls

Lightly cooked asparagus wrapped in smoked salmon is an easy yet impressive appetizer

Grilled asparagus with mustard sauce and toasted panko

Warm Brown Rice Salad with Asparagus, Grapefruit and Shrimp

This grain-based salad offers tons of flavour while packing in a lot of nutrition at the same time.

Grilled asparagus with za’atar and creamy harissa sauce

Grilling is an easy way to prepare asparagus and this creamy harissa sauce adds a ton of flavour

Asparagus and leek soup with herbed goat cheese  

asparagus soup with herbed goat cheese

Grilled Asparagus and Spring Onions

asparagus and spring onions are a perfect combination especially when grilled

There are so many delicious ways to prepare asparagus - find great recipes at

Author: Paula Roy

Welcome to my kitchen! I love simple dishes prepared with passion and am always seeking to find new methods to make food as fun and flavourful as possible. If you enjoy this space be sure to check out my Rogers TV Ottawa cooking show, Paula Roy's Favourite Foods, available on local cable, streaming and a dedicated playlist on Rogers TV's YouTube channel.

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