Asparagus is one of spring’s earliest vegetables. These are just a few of the ways we’ll be using it, from one-pan weeknight dinners, to pickles, creamy dips, salads and more. There’s a recipe here to suit every mood, from when you don’t want to spend a lot of time cleaning the kitchen, to when you feel like extra vegetables, or when dinner needs to be something simple. Plus, click here for everything you need to know about asparagus.
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This story was originally published in 2015; updated in 2022