If you ask us, asparagus is criminally underrated. If you’ve only had it steamed as a side for fish, you’re seriously missing out. Asaparagus can typically be found at grocery stores year-round, but if you get it in the spring, it’s at its tastiest and most plentiful (and least expensive). Ready to shake up dinner? These 19 quick and easy baked asparagus recipes are just the ticket.
19 Quick and Easy Baked Asparagus Recipes
One-pan Eggs With Asparagus And Tomatoes
Raise your hand if you love asparagus. Now raise the other if you hate cleaning up. Well, meet your new favorite recipe.
Roasted Asparagus With Lemon, Feta And Pistachios
The pistachios add crunch, the feta is creamy and the asparagus is just plain delicious. Thanks for this tasty (and easy) side dish, Coterie member Maria Lichty.
Baked Pork Chop And Asparagus Sheet-pan Dinner
Yep, you can cook a healthy, balanced meal in 20 minutes using only one pan. (And did we mention there’s almost no prep time?)
Roasted Asparagus With Browned Butter And Almonds
It’s always handy to have a baked asparagus side dish in your repertoire. Behold: this browned butter roasted asparagus topped with crunchy almonds from Coterie member Heidi Larsen.
Sesame Garlic Roasted Asparagus
Coterie member Monique Volz says that “sometimes the simplest ways to make food tasty are often the most flavorful.” Case in point: her asparagus roasted with sesame oil and garlic cloves.
Asparagus And Brie Puffed Pastry With Thyme Honey
Wanna get fancy? Wrap asparagus in puff pastry, then stuff it with Brie cheese and drizzle with honey.
Asparagus With Herb Dipping Sauce
FYI, asparagus is totally a finger food. Dip it in basil herb sauce and it's basically a French fry. (Thanks, Katie Workman.)
Asparagus And Brie Quiche
You can devour this savory, protein-packed meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner (and the leftovers freeze beautifully).
Roasted Asparagus With Sauteed Shallots And Kumquats
Coterie member Liz Harris has a brilliant idea: pair fruit with asparagus. You’ll be shocked you’ve never tried this combo before.
Spring Sheet-pan Salmon
You haven’t lived until you’ve slathered your dinner with lemon tarragon sauce. You just haven’t.
Bake asparagus on store-bought flatbread dough—no extra dishes required.
Gruyere And Asparagus Potato Noodle Casserole
Coterie member Ali Maffucci is the mastermind behind this spiralized potato, asparagus and Gruyère cheese casserole that we’re serving at every Sunday dinner from now on.
‘everything’ Roasted Asparagus
Grab that Trader Joe’s everything bagel seasoning—it brings all the flavor to this super-quick roasted asparagus dish.
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Fact: Everything’s tastier when you wrap it in bacon. Bring on the food coma.
Crispy Black Lentils With Asparagus, Serrano Jamon And Creme Fraiche Mustard Sauce
Where has this side dish been all our lives? It’s a restaurant-caliber asparagus side dish you can whip up in five minutes. (Thanks for the rec, Aida Mollenkamp.)
Cheesy Roasted Asparagus
Melted mozzarella cheese adds major deliciousness. Just call it sheet-pan fondue.
Lemon Panko Parmesan Asparagus
Raid your pantry for herbes de Provence and breadcrumbs. Then invite us over.
Asparagus, Pea And Ricotta Tarts
We never met a savory tart we didn’t like, and these cuties are no exception. They begin with store-bought pastry dough and end with you enjoying every bite.
Scrambled Egg Toast With Roasted Asparagus
Your favorite brunch joint has nothing on you. Just whip up a pitcher of mimosas and invite a few friends over.