From barbecued to boiled or fried, asparagus is so versataille, best-known for its crisp texture and delicate flavour.
For an easy fish dinner that's ready in just 30 minutes, look no further than this roast salmon recipe with lentils and asparagus
This BBQ side classic is made even tastier with the addition of seasonal asparagus, peas and peppery watercress or rocket
Cooking asparagus in a griddle pan gives it a lovely charred flavour
Try something new with asparagus. Coat in a smoky paprika batter, then bake until golden and crispy. These taste great with an onion and garlic dip.
Try something different with that jar of pesto in your cupboard. This asparagus risotto is a great dinner for the sunny spring weekends. Top with Parmesan shavings for extra flavour.
With crispy prosciutto and lots of greens, this risotto primavera is sure to impress. Unlike normal risotto recipes, this one is baked, which means less time stirring!
Garlic and herb soft cheese lines the base of this quick and simple salmon and asparagus tart
Jamie says: "A low-effort quiche, perfect for alfresco dinners or summery midweek meals"
A quick, light and simple omelette that makes a great breakfast or lunch. Tender asparagus, chopped chives and parsley, and creamy, melty Gruyère cheese elevate the humble omelette into a thing of beauty.
Cured meat is loved for its rich, savoury flavour, and this easy lunch recipe puts prosciutto to great use. Crisp, nutty asparagus spears wrapped in salty prosciutto and baked in a gorgeously creamy mixture, all topped off with a crispy, cheesy crumb
Make the most of seasonal asparagus with this simple and delicious savoury bake idea
When in season, the humble asparagus is one of our favourite vegetables. Boiled spears of the spring veg are draped in serrano ham and a generous scattering of buttery manchego cheese in this easy recipe. An excellent starter for a dinner party or family get-together.
Make the most of fresh spring produce with this green twist on a classic shakshuka. Asparagus, peas and sweet leeks are baked with crumbled feta and eggs for perfect oozing yolks – the ideal veggie brunch recipe or easy one-pot meal.
A great way to make the most of the freshest green spring asparagus, this quiche has a crisp pastry base and a creamy filling made from asparagus, eggs, cream and gruyere or parmesan cheese. Make it for friends or take it on a picnic.
This asparagus dish is a brilliant vegetarian barbecue idea. Once grilled, the asparagus spears are drizzled with lemon juice. Finish off by crumbling the cheese of your choice over the top as this leads to a gorgeous melty dressing.
With 2 portions of your 5-a-day, this is feel-good food at its best!
Deliciously creamy and ready on the table in just 10 minutes, this zesty asparagus gnocchi is the ultimate weeknight dinner
This cheerful salad is brilliant for this time of year – it’s simple, seasonal and satisfying
Spring is the season for asparagus, they have a distinct grassy flavour and woody ends which can be snapped off and used for stock.
Impress guests with this clever cheat's primavera ravioli recipe using fresh lasagna sheets to make delicious ricotta and spinach parcels
A vegetarian twist on a classic Spanish dish, this summer greens paella is packed full of seasonal veg and makes a perfect speedy supper for two
Add some fresh flavours to your barbecue with simple veggie sides. These speedy courgette and asparagus skewers flavoured with olive oil and lemon zest make a fun vegan addition to a barbecue spread.
This pie uses the whole bird – including the bones in the delicious gravy – so you can guarantee that no chicken goes to waste
Try this springtime twist on a classic - salmon is gently spiced with cumin and cayenne pepper and wrapped up with peppers and asparagus for a lighter touch on the family favourite.
Dive into this creamy, cheesy bake packed with pillowy soft gnocchi, vibrant peas, broad beans and asparagus, and plenty of punchy, aromatic herbs. A comforting vegetarian recipe that can be whipped up in under 30 minutes – what more could you want
Make light work of this easy roast beef for two, served with horseradish mash and seasonal greens. It's on the table in under an hour - win! Don't forget the Aunt Bessie's Yorkshire Puddings
This vegetarian saffron risotto has everything you love about spring – fresh asparagus tips, fennel and zesty lemon. The Parmesan adds creaminess while the boiled eggs add a boost of protein and a handful of flat leaf parsley gives the dish a fresh lift.
Every ingredient gets to sing in this delicious one-pan pasta dish. Simply cooked fresh veg with a creamy, lemony sauce and fresh herbs – it’s a winner
Minestrone is a great option for using up all sorts of veg, such as beans, broccoli and spinach
Celebrate the freshest produce British springtime has to offer with this delicious new take on a classic weekend fry-up.
This simple mackerel recipe is ready in just 30 mins for an easy dinner for two. Mackerel fillets are topped with a herby lemon breadcrumb to add plenty of flavour and crunch, whilst mashed cauliflower offers an alternative to potato.
This is summer in a dish: crunchy asparagus, nutty broad beans and fresh mint are a perfect complement to the chicken in this risotto recipe. If you don't drink or don't have any wine, simply add more chicken stock.
Our fresh egg penne is perfect for this tasty chicken and asparagus dish