10 Simple Ways to Cook Tender Asparagus

Skillet Asparagus

Skillet Asparagus
How to cook white asparagus

Blanched

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Stir-Fried and Sautéed

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Asparagus is cooked on a preheated baking sheet in the oven until tender yet toothsome, then served with a tahini-yogurt sauce packed with fresh herbs for dipping. Roasted Asparagus with Tahini Ranch

Grilled Asparagus with Citrus-Beet Salad and Whipped Ricotta

Crisp-tender asparagus and a sweet, earthy mixture of beets and citrus are tossed in an herb-packed, umami-rich salsa verde. Get the recipe for Grilled Asparagus with Citrus-Beet Salad and Whipped Ricotta »

Catalan Asparagus Vinagrette (Espàrrecs Amb Vinagreta)

A deceptively simple vinaigrette of olive oil, white wine vinegar, chopped parsley, and crushed tomato transforms simple steamed asparagus into a sumptuous and well-turned-out dish—exactly what a great dressing should do. Catalan Asparagus Vinagrette (Espàrrecs Amb Vinagreta)

Chilled Asparagus Soup with Herbed Shrimp

Asparagus is used two ways in this puréed cold soup: it adds a grassy note to the potato-leek base and is left raw for the shrimp salad garnish. Get the recipe for Chilled Asparagus Soup with Herbed Shrimp »

Chilled Macadamia Gazpacho with Cured Asparagus

Chilled Macadamia Gazpacho with Cured Asparagus

Grilled Calçots and Asparagus with Romesco Sauce

Grilled Calçots and Asparagus with Romesco Sauce