5 Recipes that Celebrate Asparagus May 4, 2020

by Katherine Sousa Eat

Canadian Asparagus is only here for a few weeks out of the year, make the most of it with 5 recipes that celebrate asparagus. 

Spring is here, and so is one of its greatest gifts: asparagus! Farms all across Canada will have asparagus ready for harvest over the next couple of months and we are ready for it. If you don’t know, Asparagus is a delicious spring vegetable that’s versatile in the kitchen and packed with nutrients. Due to its limited season, we’re here to make the most of it. Here are a few delicious asparagus recipes to help you take advantage of this Canadian ingredient.

Plus, don’t forget to check our upcoming menus for new recipes featuring the bright green vegetable!

Miso Tofu Stir Fry with Asparagus and Peas

You’re not going to want to miss-o this one! Asparagus shines in this Miso Tofu Stir Fry – the combination of salty miso, sweet honey, and bright green fresh asparagus come together for a new and unique take on an easy weeknight stir-fry. This quick and easy dinner is perfect for your next weeknight meal, coming together in under 30 minutes! Get the recipe here.

miso and asparagus stir fry recipe

BBQ Rubbed Steak Strips with Asparagus and Creamy Mash

Bring the restaurant to the comfort of your home with this Top-Rated dish! We gave the classic steak and potatoes dinner a little seasonal upgrade with perfectly roasted fresh asparagus! The roasted asparagus and creamy mashed potatoes with sour cream shine in this family favourite weeknight steak dinner. Get the recipe here.

bbq marinated steak and asparagus recipe

Soy-Maple Glazed Salmon with Asparagus and Sweet Potato Mash

Canadian ingredients shine in this weeknight dinner! Image biting into salmon pan-seared until crispy perfection and drizzled with a sweet and salty soy-maple glaze, paired alongside maple sweet potato mash and crispy pan-fried asparagus. Get the recipe here.

soy-maple glazed salmon with asparagus and sweet potato mash recipes

Spring Asparagus and Spinach Orzotto

Orzotto is a silky and flavourful dish, featuring orzo, which is then cooked like a risotto – absorption-style, with minimal stirring. Topped with asparagus, creamy goat cheese, and bright spinach, this orzotto is the perfect dinner for a rainy spring day! Get the recipe here.

Spring Asparagus and Spinach Orzotto recipe

Asparagus Poke Bowl

Layers upon fresh layers of flavour abound in this dish. Creamy avocado adds a satisfying richness, while pickled cucumber and roasted asparagus make it oh-so colourful. Welcome to flavour country! Get the recipe here.

Asparagus Poke Bowl recipe

Looking for even more fresh and flavourful Spring-inspired recipes? These recipes simple soup recipes showcase the best that spring has to offer — from fragrant herbs like parsley and dill to sweet peas, asparagus, and leeks. Check it out!

 

 

 

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