Asparagus recipes

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    Asparagus and Chicken Lasagna

    • In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic, thyme and lemon rind for 30 seconds. Stir in condensed soup, milk, asparagus and chicken;...
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    Asparagus and Emmenthal Omelette Roll-Ups for Two

    • Serve with Broiled Tomato Halves (see recipe below)
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    Asparagus and Gouda Bread Pudding

    • This savoury dish, laden with stretchy, flavourful cheese, is ideal for special occasions, brunches and potlucks. The prep work is minimal, leaving...
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    Asparagus and Leek Soup

    • Be sure to wash leeks thoroughly under cold running water, spraying the water in between all layers to rinse away any grit.
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    Asparagus and Mixed Greens Salad

    • A tender green salad showcases fresh asparagus beautifully. Paired with a tangy vinaigrette, this no-fuss appetizer is simply elegant.
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    Asparagus and Mushroom Sauté With Pancetta

    • Tender-crisp spears of spring asparagus don't take long to cook, freeing up your oven for other sides. A little red wine vinegar added at the very...
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    Asparagus and Orange Salad with Ginger Dressing

    • Snap off tough ends of asparagus; peel lower two-thirds of stems. In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook asparagus for 2 to 3 minutes or until...
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    Asparagus and Ricotta Crostini

    • Asparagus and radishes add warm-weather freshness to simple toasts.On another night,  blanch asparagus using the same method and add to your...
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    Asparagus and Smoked Salmon on Wild Rice and Spinach with Lemon Vinaigrette

    • Classic spring flavours and a variety of textures combine in a special brunch dish the whole family will enjoy. Mom will definitely appreciate the...
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    Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Quiche

    • There is no better symbol of spring than the famous stalk of the lily family, asparagus. Accented with smoked salmon and goat cheese, it becomes a...
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    Asparagus and Smoked Turkey French Toast Sandwiches

    • French toast takes a savoury twist in this familiar recipe.
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    Asparagus Carbonara

    • If fresh asparagus is out of season, use broccoli florets and peeled stems; cut them into 1/2-inch (1 cm) lengths to make about 4 cups (1 L).
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    Asparagus Cream Soup

    • Tender young asparagus yields the best results. If you don't have the homemade Chicken or Vegetable Stock, you can substitute the commercial...
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    Asparagus Frittata

    • Serve with salad and whole wheat rolls.
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    Asparagus Frittata Bites

    • Delicious served warm or at room temperature, these appetizers are great on their own or on small toasts.
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    Asparagus Goat Cheese Omelettes

    • Just one serving of this filling omelette gives you 80 per cent of your RDI for folate, a B vitamin that helps prevent anemia.
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    Asparagus Goat Cheese Toss

    • In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender but firm. Drain and return to pot, reserving 1/2 cup (125...
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    Asparagus Gratin

    • This brunch casserole is just as enjoyable as a quiche yet much lower in fat.
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    Asparagus Gruyere Tart

    • Simple to make and stunning to look at, this spring tart offers a vegetarian option.
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    Asparagus Halibut Salad

    • Snap tough (woody) ends off asparagus; cut stalks diagonally into 2-inch (5 cm) lengths. In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook asparagus for 3...
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    Asparagus Lasagna

    • Trim asparagus. Cut stalks into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. In large pot of boiling water, cook asparagus for 3 minutes. Drain and refresh under cold...
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    Asparagus Mimosa Salad

    • Tender-crisp asparagus with a colourful egg, olive and artichoke garnish makes a beautiful presentation. Drizzling the vinaigrette just prior to...
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    Asparagus Mushroom Stir-Fry

    • Nothing says spring like the first-of-the-season asparagus, paired here with shiitake mushrooms.
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    Asparagus Pizza

    • Shape dough into ball by pulling sides down and folding into bottom at centre; cover with tea towel and let rest for 20 minutes. In large bowl,...
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    Asparagus Prosciutto Bundles

    • Dressing: In bowl, combine tomato, oil, vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and thyme; set aside. In saucepan, cover and blanch asparagus in boiling...
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    Asparagus Ricotta Frittata

    • In 9- or 10-inch (23 or 25 cm) nonstick ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry asparagus and Italian herb seasoning, stirring...
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    Asparagus Salad

    • In bowl, whisk together light mayonnaise, milk, grated lemon rind, lemon juice, salt and granulated sugar. Arrange asparagus on plates and...
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    Asparagus Soup With Homemade Croutons

    • Topping this soup du jour with a dollop of crème fraîche adds a touch of richness, but you can substitute Greek yogurt or sour cream.
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    Asparagus Soup with Parmesan Asparagus Strudel

    • This fabulous spring soup is scrumptious on its own, garnished simply with asparagus tips. But you can also dress it up as we have with Lemon Cream...
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    Asparagus Spears in Sour Cream

    • Cold asparagus spears, dressed with sour cream, were a highlight of late-Victorian cuisine — perfect to honour the Queen and welcome the...