This asparagus idea is crumbed instead of battered, which helps retain a wonderful texture. The saffron yogurt is a simple version of an aïoli but Middle Eastern style. Make this for an impressive veggie entertaining recipe.
Put asparagus at the heart of this gnocchi dish. Livened up with crunchy prosciutto crumbs, this dish makes for a quick and easy starter. Try our best gnocchi recipes here...
Ready in under an hour, this low-calorie minestrone soup is packed with an abundance of spring veggies and topped with crispy pancetta. Check out more of our low-calorie meal ideas here.
Gently boiling asparagus for a couple of minutes maintains their vibrance and crunchiness to create the perfect bed for these vegetarian-friendly schnitzel eggs.
Make the most of fresh spring asparagus in this vibrant fish tray bake packed with soft baby new potatoes and covered in a creamy dill mustard sauce. Discover more of our best tray bake recipes here.
Everyone loves carbonara, so we've updated this Italian classic with asparagus and peas for summer. Our summer carbonara is vegetarian, ready in just 20 minutes and makes the most of seasonal veg, what could be better?
Add some asparagus to your shakshuka for the ideal spring treat. Shakshuka, traditionally a North African dish, is typically comprised of spices, eggs and tomatoes, but here we've decided to mix things up a little... make it green and healthy with asparagus tips and broad beans.
Add texture to this crab salad with shaved asparagus. This bright spring salad is easy to make and under 500 calories. Use sourdough that’s a day or two old for extra-crunchy croutons.
Looking for an easy asparagus recipe? Try our vegetarian tart recipe, topped with vibrant tomatoes and asparagus, for an easy vegetarian entertaining idea. Get more savoury tart inspiration here...
Check out this vibrant asparagus starter recipe with creamy goat's cheese and fresh lovage, perfect to impress friends at your next dinner party. This dish comes from chef Johnnie Crowe at his new East London restaurant, Nest. Here is Johnnie's dinner party menu to try at home...
Ever thought of adding asparagus to your noodles? Our recipe for Thai asparagus with crunchy noodles takes a little more effort but is worth it and is a great new way to use asparagus. Use soy sauce instead of fish sauce for a veggie option.
This simple sea bass recipe is super fresh, healthy and perfect for a quick summer evening meal. When roasted, these cherry tomatoes burst and create their own vibrant sauce, giving extra sweetness to this dish.
Asparagus and other spring greens make a fantastic risotto. Freekeh is made from cracked, roasted green wheat. It works well for risotto as the grains keep their bite when cooked. We're big fans of risotto, so we've put together our best risotto recipes here.
A healthy fish supper that's ready quickly in just 15 minutes. Make for a quick midweek meal for two. With an asparagus salad this crumbed haddock is fresh, easy and light.
Asparagus is generally in season and plentiful in spring and what better way to use them than in this soft-baked frittata with ricotta and parmesan. An ideal dish for breakfast or brunch. Here are our other brunch recipes to create a show-stopping spread.
This recipe for asparagus with butter, balsamic and capers makes a great starter or lunch. Plus, it's ready in just 15 minutes and is under 300 calories.
Our asparagus, saffron and almond pilaf is a lovely spring dish and a great alternative way to use asparagus. It is officially in season on 24 April, but might be in the shops a bit earlier depending on the weather.
An easy way to make a speedy lasagne. Made with open layers this is a clever way to cut down on unnecessary calories. By not baking there's no need for the béchamel sauce and as it's a fish filling, it doesn't need cheese. Serve with more asparagus or salad on the side for this quick midweek meal for two.
Västkustsallad is a popular salad in Sweden. There are different versions of this west coast salad served all over Sweden with various seafood – the mushrooms are a constant though, and we've included asparagus.
Our recipe for a ham, egg and asparagus tart is a great option for a midweek meal for the family, or to make for a picnic in the summer.
Asparagus isn't the only spring green vegetable that we love. Bright green broad beans are a beautiful thing. Used in this seasonal broad bean, pea shoot, asparagus and ricotta bowl, it feels like you're eating a bowl full of goodness.
A simple but sophisticated starter or side dish, and perfect as a selection of small plates, this classic combination of fresh asparagus, creamy mozzarella and tangy prosciutto is stylish but easy and quick to make.
Make an asparagus salad! This pickled veg and Parma salad with whipped feta is a quick and easy salad for 2 midweek. You can buy Odysea feta and greek yogurt spread from Waitrose.
Tender asparagus spears with bright, fresh, tarragon salsa verde. Looks impressive and tastes even better, ready in just 10 minutes. Serve with toasted sourdough.
The best recipe for slow-cooked risotto. First cook the ham hock then shred the meat and create this indulgent (but quite easy) barley risotto. The asparagus and spring veg work a treat with the ham. Worth every bit of effort.