When asparagus is in season it is cheap and plentiful. So make the most of it by making a fresh asparagus soup, risotto or salad. Turn traditional asparagus into a crowd-pleaser by baking, roasting and sautéing your way to irresistible starters and sides for any occasion.
This asparagus soufflé recipe will prove once and for all that soufflés are not as temperamental as some make them out to be. Fresh asparagus soufflés would be a great first course, or as a side dish for any special occasion dinner.
Cream of asparagus soup is prepared with asparagus, stock and milk or cream as the primary ingredients. It can be served hot or cold, and may be finished with various garnishes such as asparagus tips, chives, crème fraîche and sour cream.
Measurements can differ from country to country, so below we have outlined the measurements that we use at Aussie Taste. There is a dropdown selector you can use to have the recipe converted between metric and imperial. Most recipes have temperatures converted also.
Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20°C.
Australian spoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 dessertspoon equals 15 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml.
All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed.
All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified.