12 Ways to Roast Asparagus
Roasted asparagus is the perfect spring side dish for any meal. Here are our favorite ways to bring out the best in these tasty, tender stalks.
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“Now that our six children are grown, they’ve started sharing recipes with me – and I love it,” beams Louisville, Kentucky reader Anna Kreymborg. “This tasty way to prepare fresh asparagus – by roasting the spears, then serving them with a Dijon dressing at room temperature – came from our daughter.”
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No vegetable says spring quite like asparagus. In this recipe, we combine pretty green spears with leeks. Crushed red pepper adds a bit of zest.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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I have a habit of buying too much asparagus when it’s in season, but it doesn’t go to waste! I toss the spears with cherry tomatoes and goat cheese for this side. Be sure to use good quality goat cheese because it makes all the difference.—Holly Battiste, Barrington, New Jersey