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10 Drool-Worthy Recipes Guaranteed To Hit The Spot

Updated: Jan 10, 2019

At your next dinner party, meal for that special someone, or just a basic night-in, break out one of these simple, mouth-watering recipes to make any meal both healthy and delicious.


The Classics


Grilled Asparagus Recipe

"Grilled spears of fresh asparagus prepared with just a few ingredients, plus a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and a squeeze of lemon juice. This quick and very easy recipe for grilled asparagus is the perfect Summer side dish! I paired it with our Grilled Chicken Thighs and got rave reviews from everyone. Tender, with a delicious smoky flavor, grilled asparagus makes a perfect side for grilled meats.

Truth be told, we really like asparagus. From Bacon Wrapped Asparagus to Garlic Roasted Asparagus with Bacon and Cheese, it happens to be way at the top of our favorite green veggies. This simple, yet delicious and healthy vegetable can be prepared in no time in the oven or on the grill with very few ingredients. Before grilling, I only toss them in..." (continue reading)


Sautéed Asparagus Recipe

"I love side dishes that mix fresh, healthy vegetables with extra flavorful ingredients. It’s the easiest way to make sure you’re packing in plenty of nutrients into your meals. I especially like this dish because there’s such a variety of stuff in here, and that Pancetta really knocks it out of the park. This sautéed asparagus recipe is the perfect addition to holiday festivities, because it seems like there’s never enough food on the table! This asparagus is both fresh and savory. It won’t weigh you down like other holiday dishes because it’s so light (but not light on taste).

How do you sauté asparagus?

To “saute” means to fry in just a bit of oil. Sautéed Asparagus is a quick and easy side dish to make with your meals. To make simple sautéed asparagus, just add oil or butter to a skillet on medium heat. The asparagus will only take about 5 minutes to cook. Just..." (continue reading)


Oven-Roasted Asparagus Recipe

"This quick and easy recipe for oven roasted asparagus is the perfect Spring side dish. This basic recipe can be seasoned many different ways; add lemon juice, garlic or shaved Parmesan for variations. This simple method will give you tender-crisp asparagus in about 10 minutes. I simply spritz it with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Then I roast the..." (continue reading)


Seriously Delicious


Asparagus with Mediterranean Salsa Recipe

"So few dishes require as little work as this easy asparagus recipe with a Mediterranean twist. But there is so much to celebrate about this bright and flavor-packed asparagus! Be sure to see my tip for how to cook asparagus. Now, the Mediterranean slasa in this asparagus recipe is far more than a pretty garnish! Sweet cherry tomatoes with shallots and fresh herbs like parsley and mint (or basil). Loads of flavor!

This easy asparagus recipe is truly the sum of its parts, so it’s important to grab the best quality ingredients you find from the asparagus, to tomatoes, and fresh herbs that are firm, bright, and not..." (continue reading)


Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus Recipe

"This Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus is made with just a few simple ingredients and makes a perfectly delicious side dish for any meal! There is just something magical that happens to vegetables when you pop them in the oven and roast them. Roasting brings out the natural sweetness in veggies, cuts out the bitterness, and automatically makes them 100 times more delicious. Garlic and parmesan are two of my favorite ingredients to add to just about any kind of savory recipe, so tossing them in with my asparagus was..." (continue reading)


Lemon Roasted Asparagus Recipe

"Grab that fresh and delicious spring asparagus and just a few other ingredients to make this asparagus recipe tonight – it’s perfect for an easy weeknight dinner side, but also fancy enough to share with guests.  If you’re into being fancy with guests and all.

Besides, can you have too much asparagus? Not me, especially when you roast them to crunchy, lemony perfection.

"How To Roast Asparagus?"

To enjoy your fresh Spring asparagus, just follow these super duper easy instructions to roasted asparagus gloriousness.

Wash and trim the..." (continue reading)


On A Whole 'Nother Level


Garlic Butter Shrimp With Asparagus Recipe

"So much flavor and so easy to throw together, this shrimp dinner is a winner! Flavorful, juicy shrimp team up with fork-tender asparagus in this easy one-pan meal. The shrimp and asparagus get extra flavor from a simple sauce of lemon juice, butter, herbs and garlic that also add little moisture to this wonderful dish. Low-carb, gluten-free, Whole30 and paleo friendly! Ready in 20 minutes or less, this shrimp and asparagus cooks in one pan and will make all of your family go crazy! A heavy-duty cast iron skillet works best for this dish; you can find one at good kitchen supply stores or order online. If you’re feeding an extra hungry group, serve with cauliflower rice or wild rice..." (continue reading)


Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus Recipe

"Cheesy garlic roasted asparagus with mozzarella cheese is the best side dish to any meal! low carb, keto and the perfect way to get your veggies in! Even non-asparagus fans LOVE this recipe! Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus tastes absolutely amazing…the whole family gets behind this one. The easiest way to get asparagus into your diet is roasting them. Throw them on a baking sheet or tray and letting the oven work it’s thing. It doesn’t get any easier. But not everyone’s a fan of these green stalks! Coming up with ways for everyone to enjoy them can be a nightmare! That’s where this asparagus recipe..." (continue reading)


Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Recipe

"This easy bacon wrapped asparagus recipe is baked in the oven, with some tricks for extra crispy bacon. Everyone loves these easy asparagus and bacon appetizers. They're naturally paleo and low carb, too. Ready in just 30 minutes! With other bacon asparagus recipes, I’ve noticed that often times the asparagus is soft before the bacon has had the chance to crisp up. Yuck, who wants soggy bacon? I was on a mission to avoid this.

I’m pleased to report that I found a way! And ever since then, this has been one of my favorite asparagus and bacon recipes.

In fact, this bacon wrapped asparagus in the oven pretty much tops my list when it comes to paleo asparagus appetizers… and bacon appetizers, too. Even if you’re not a huge fan of asparagus, give it a try..." (continue reading)


Indian Spiced Chicken & Asparagus Recipe

"This easy chicken-and-asparagus sauté is boldly seasoned with aromatic cumin and fennel; the seeds are toasted in a skillet before grinding to bring out the most flavor. If you don't want to buy a whole jar of the spices, look for them in the bulk spice section in natural-foods stores and buy just what you need for this recipe. Serve over brown rice, millet or quinoa..." (continue reading)