To celebrate the season, we're getting creative with the three As of spring: Asparagus, artichokes and arugula. Each of these tasty seasonal veggies has something different to offer in the kitchen, and we can't wait to explore every one of them. Read on for fresh ideas you'll love.
Asparagus risotto verde
Other spring vegetables like carrots and fennel make a cameo in this inventive recipe, but asparagus is decidedly the star of the show. With its bright green color and fresh-from-the-farm flavor, this creative risotto adaptation is sure to be a hit at your next dinner party.
"I imagined eating a bowl of something that looked and tasted of springtime," Family Style Food blogger Karen Tedesco said of the inspiration behind her recipe. We say, mission accomplished!
Get step-by-step instructions and tips on how to make this yourself at Family Style Food.
Asparagus and poached egg on toast
Warm vinaigrette, farm-fresh eggs and seasonal asparagus come together in this delightfully simple preparation that's perfect for brunch.
Modeled after a memorable meal that chef, caterer and Feasting at Home blogger Sylvia Fountaine enjoyed in Paris, this lovely recipe manages the formidable feat of being decadent and unpretentious at the same time.
Learn how to make it yourself with step-by-step instructions from Feasting at Home.
Asparagus fritters with chive sauce
Let's be honest: Who doesn't love a good fritter? With their warm, crunchy texture and pan-fried goodness, these inventive asparagus fritters are reminiscent of potato pancakes - but with a bright, seasonal flavor that packs a wallop.
Added bonus? These fritters are fried using only a small amount of coconut oil, making them blissfully guilt-free.
Get step-by-step instructions on how to make some yourself at Foodlore.
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