44 spring-ready asparagus recipes to try this season

Asparagus is here for a good time, not a long time.

Grilled tuna salad with egg, asparagus and anchovy vinaigrette
One of the best things about asparagus is that it's wonderfully versatile. From side dishes to light salads and stunning mains, asparagus can do it all.
Add roasted asparagus to our spring-ready salad of zucchini flower, asparagus and fennel that takes just 30 minutes to make. Or serve Brae's blanched asparagus with an extra drizzle of olive oil as a brilliant side dish. If you're looking for a nourishing breakfast, bake our deliciously simple asparagus frittata. The possibilities are endless.
Featured in this collection of best asparagus recipes are fast dinners, like our asparagus and soba noodle bowl that's ready in 20 minutes; our asparagus and ricotta pizza bianche; David Moyle's smoked trout, asparagus and radish salad; and more.
The next time you're entertaining, put those leftover asparagus stalks to good use with our barigoule of artichoke, asparagus and kale with scallops and clams - it's perfect for sharing and looks great on the table. We're positive you'll have an asparagus recipe that's right for you.
Here are our best asparagus recipes for asparagus season.