Soft Boiled Eggs with Asparagus on Toast

Soft Boiled Eggs with Asparagus on Toast Yields: Makes 2 Ingredients 2 eggs, soft-boiled and peeled 8-10 asparagus tips 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper 2 slices French bread, toasted 1 garlic clove, sliced 1 tablespoon butter lemon wedges Instructions Preheat the broiler to high. Place the asparagus tips onto a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil over the asparagus, sprinkle on the lemon zest, and season the tips generously with salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Broil the asparagus until tender-crisp and beginning to brown and sizzle, about … Continue reading Soft Boiled Eggs with Asparagus on Toast

French Spring Soup

French Spring Soup Prep 25 m Cook 35 m Ready In 1 h Recipe By:PAPERGODDESS “I make this during asparagus season when my husband’s patch is producing a lot. It is very fresh tasting, and the longer it sits, the better it is.” Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 1 pound leeks, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 quarts water 3 large potatoes, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1/3 cup uncooked long-grain white rice 4 teaspoons salt 1/2 pound fresh spinach 1 cup heavy cream Directions Melt the butter in a large … Continue reading French Spring Soup

Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II

Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II Prep 15 m Cook 25 m Ready In 40 m Recipe By:MARBALET “There’s nothing like fresh asparagus when it’s in season – take advantage!” Ingredients 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 pinch ground black pepper 1 cup milk 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice Directions In a large saucepan, combine asparagus, chopped onion, and 1/2 cup chicken broth. Cover, and bring to a boil over … Continue reading Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II

Asparagus and Yukon Gold Potato Soup with Crab and Chive Sour Cream

Asparagus and Yukon Gold Potato Soup with Crab and Chive Sour Cream Prep 25 m Cook 25 m Ready In 50 m Recipe By:MICHELLE0011 “Delicious spring-time soup. The crab is optional but I think it makes the soup so great. You can substitute shrimp meat for the crab, if you’d like.” Ingredients 1/3 cup light sour cream 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon lemon juice salt and white pepper to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and coarsely chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 tablespoons … Continue reading Asparagus and Yukon Gold Potato Soup with Crab and Chive Sour Cream

Asparagus with Brie

Asparagus with Brie Prep 15 m Cook 15 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:VICKI L “My husband is an avowed vegetable hater, but I have no trouble getting him to eat this easy to prepare dish. Good for company too.” Ingredients 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed 1/2 (2.2 pound) wheel Brie cheese, sliced 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place asparagus in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still crisp, about 2 to … Continue reading Asparagus with Brie

French Spring Soup

French Spring Soup Prep 25 m Cook 35 m Ready In 1 h Recipe By:PAPERGODDESS “I make this during asparagus season when my husband’s patch is producing a lot. It is very fresh tasting, and the longer it sits, the better it is.” Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 1 pound leeks, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 quarts water 3 large potatoes, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1/3 cup uncooked long-grain white rice 4 teaspoons salt 1/2 pound fresh spinach 1 cup heavy cream Directions Melt the butter in a large … Continue reading French Spring Soup

Asparagus Wrapped in Crisp Prosciutto

Asparagus Wrapped in Crisp Prosciutto Prep 5 m Cook 15 m Ready In 20 m Recipe By:Teresa Haider “Extremely easy and elegant appetizer. Asparagus spears are wrapped in a sheath of prosciutto, then baked until crispy. A great dish to make ahead, and bake just before serving.” Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 16 spears fresh asparagus, trimmed 16 slices prosciutto Directions Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and coat with olive oil. Wrap one slice of prosciutto around each asparagus spear, starting at the bottom, and spiraling up to … Continue reading Asparagus Wrapped in Crisp Prosciutto

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Prep 5 m Cook 15 m Ready In 20 m Recipe By:Diane “Asparagus is a yummy vegetable you can use for a side dish or appetizer.” Ingredients olive oil cooking spray 1 pound fresh asparagus, tough ends trimmed 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray the inside of a 9×13 casserole dish with olive oil cooking spray. Place asparagus in the dish and lightly spray spears with cooking spray. Sprinkle asparagus with Parmesan cheese, sea salt, … Continue reading Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

Asparagus and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Asparagus and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts Prep 20 m Cook 25 m Ready In 45 m Recipe By:Madenish “This dish is easy enough for a Tuesday, but looks pretty enough for company. It has a really fresh flavor and goes great with roasted potatoes or rice.” Ingredients 2 large skinless, boneless chicken breast halves salt and black pepper to taste 8 asparagus spears, trimmed – divided 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs Directions Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease an 8×8-inch baking dish. Place each chicken breast between two … Continue reading Asparagus and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Chicken and Asparagus in Cream Soup

Chicken and Asparagus in Cream Soup Prep 10 m Cook 55 m Ready In 1 h 5 m Recipe By:ekshepherd “This is an easy yet delicious meal!” Ingredients 5 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 20 spears fresh asparagus, trimmed, or as needed 2 (10.75 ounce) cans cream of asparagus soup 1 1/2 cups milk Italian seasoned bread crumbs Directions Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish. Place the chicken breasts into the prepared baking dish. Bake in the preheated oven until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the … Continue reading Chicken and Asparagus in Cream Soup