22 Creative Vegan Asparagus Recipes

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Find new and tasty ways to enjoy this popular springtime staple! These easy-to-make, nurturing, and crave-worthy vegan asparagus recipes will go over big.

When spring is in the air, and beautifully green spears of young asparagus poke through the thawed soil, it’s time to start enjoying some of the best dishes the season offers! 

This collection of vegan asparagus recipes will help guide you in transforming fresh picked asparagus into mouth-watering dishes.

Find more spring recipes, pesto recipes, zucchini recipes, and matcha recipes on the blog! 

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Vegan Asparagus Recipes

Healthy Green Spring Pasta
Enjoy a bowl of pasta swirled into a green hummus sauce. Packed with vegetables and spring asparagus, this nutritious and vitamin-rich dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes.
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two serving bowls with homemade green hummus pasta and a spoon
Asparagus Cauliflower Rice Bowl
A plated meal with three components that all go so well together! This dinner is a great combination of protein, veggies, and low carbs. Asparagus brightens the dish with a delicious pop of green!
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easy grilled tofu with asparagus
Baked Asparagus Fries
Fries are always a yummy side, and these crunchy asparagus fries with creamy aioli are no exception! Coated in panko breading and baked until golden brown, these extra crispy asparagus are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins – snacking never tasted so good!
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Vegan Asparagus Soup
Creamy and flavorful yet low in calories, this asparagus soup is easy to add to your rotation. Packed with asparagus and pureed until smooth, it's a soup well served with crusty bread and a spritz of fresh lemon juice!
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Vegan Asparagus Soup
High-Protein Vegan Pesto Pasta
This protein-packed pesto pasta is both creamy and flavorful. Various chopped zucchini and blanched asparagus add a nice texture and freshness to this dish. Garnish each bowl with pine nuts, nutritional yeast, lemon, and basil for a gorgeous finish.
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Tofu Buddha Bowl
Asparagus goes nicely with baked tofu, broccoli, and kale. A trifecta of green nutrients, this Buddha bowl is a tasty dinner gorgeously drizzled in tahini sauce!
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Asparagus & Mushroom Vegan Quiche
A protein-rich, soy- and chickpea-based quiche packed with a harvest basket full of spring vegetables. Coarsely chopped asparagus, mushrooms, and onions are scattered in a castiron before being coated in the rich batter. Filling and meal-prep friendly!
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Lemon Garlic Roasted Asparagus
Searching for a straightforward and delicious side dish? This oven-baked asparagus is prepared with chunks of crispy garlic and a spritz of fresh lemon – so good!
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Lemon Garlic Asparagus
Mushroom & Asparagus Risotto
Using a single pot, slowly stir arborio rice with mushrooms and asparagus into a creamy, dairy-free risotto. An earthy, spring-inspired meal that is great for meal prep and weeknight dinners.
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mushroom asparagus risotto
Green Goddess Salad
Enjoy the contrast of salty vegan feta and vitamin-rich green veggies in this detox salad. Crispy asparagus adds a nice texture to the bowl, as leafy greens and creamy avocado adds bulk to the dish. A bowl that will make you glow from the inside out.
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Green Goddess Salad
Refried Cannellini Beans and Asparagus Tacos
If a Tuesday taco is in your weekly rotation, enjoy enhancing it with this unique and tasty asparagus and refried cannellini bean recipe. Bright and unique flavors snuggle into a tortilla nicely and taste great, topped with various garnishes, including pickled onion.
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Vegan Tacos Refried Cannellini Beans Asparagus
Charred Asparagus Kale Pasta
This pasta dish is the perfect crowd-pleasing comfort meal all year round. Chard greens with asparagus pasta and lemony cannoli beans is a rustic meal that tastes great. The presentation and smell alone will excite you and make you hungry!
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Kale Asparagus Pasta
Vegan Maple Bacon Asparagus
A southern-inspired preparation of bacon asparagus and warm peaches. The perfect combination of savory and sweet. Enjoy the crunchy bits of vegan bacon, sticking to every bite of asparagus – so good!
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maple bacon asparagus
Grilled Asparagus on “Eggy” Toast
Ready in less than 15 minutes, this eggy toast is fun for breakfast or brunch. A thick layer of chickpea spread is smeared over sourdough bread and topped with asparagus, grilled until brown and delicious!
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Low Fat Vegan Asparagus Eggy Toast
Asparagus with Mango-Tomato Salsa
Enjoy the best of summer with this fresh mango tomato salsa-covered grilled asparagus. A colorful salsa made with fresh garden veggies and juicy sweet mango brightens the plate beautifully and brings out the earthy flavor of the chard asparagus – so fresh!
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Charred Asparagus and Mango Tomato Salsa
Shiitake Asparagus Tofu Stir-fry
Shake it up, and expand your stir-fry skills. Chopped asparagus is the ideal texture to accompany soft glazed tofu. Caramelized shallots and sliced shiitake go so well with zesty ginger in this complex yet easy-to-make dinner.
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Shiitake Asparagus Tofu Stir fry
Lentil Quinoa with Asparagus & Peas
A one-pot, hearty meal that's packed with protein and fiber. This ultra-filling lentil, quinoa, asparagus, and pea recipe is a no-fail dinner ideal for a busy weeknight – meal prep friendly!
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lentil quinoa with asparagus
Easy Sheet Pan Vegan Fajitas
Woody asparagus is the ideal texture to add a nice crunch to a Mexican-inspired meal. These veggie fajitas are brimming with seasoned sauteed vegetables that go so well inside a tortilla with a side of guac and beans!
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Sheet Pan Vegan Fajitas
Pesto Quinoa Bowl
A garlicky pesto is delicious with fluffy quinoa. Each steamed grain clings onto the sauce perfectly and goes well dotted with various vegetables and spices. This nurturing bowl is a must-try!
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spring pesto quinoa bowl
Garlic Asparagus Puff Pastry
Hosting a dinner, or are you in charge of snacks for your next friend-gathering? This elegant and aesthetically pleasing appetizer is a crowd-pleaser. A bouquet of green asparagus is wrapped in cheese and a blanket of puffed pastry before baking until golden brown. Each parcel is rustic and delicious!
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vegan asparagus puff pastry bundles
Saffron Rice with Asparagus
Saffron transforms this rice into a gourmet meal. Creating a beautiful golden hue, this rice goes harmoniously with cut asparagus and a dusting of pine nuts. A simple yet elegant dish.
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Saffron Rice Asparagus
Asparagus Coconut Curry
Warm your kitchen with this spiced vegetable curry. A beautiful depth of flavor from turmeric, garam masala, and fresh ginger smoothed with creamy coconut milk. The broth coats the asparagus, potatoes, and peas deliciously – fantastic with rice!
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22 Creative Vegan Asparagus Recipes

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Find new and tasty ways to enjoy this popular springtime staple! These easy-to-make, nurturing, and crave-worthy vegan asparagus recipes will go over big. Try the following easy grilled asparagus soon!
Serves 4

Ingredients

Grilled Asparagus

  • 1 lb asparagus spears
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1.5 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ lemon juiced

Instructions

  • Preheat the grill to 350 °F (180 °C) and brush the grill grates clean or get a tray.
  • Wash and trim asparagus by chopping off the woody parts.
  • Place the spears into a shallow bowl and mix with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss to combine.
  • Place the asparagus across the grill grates or onto your tray. Grill with a closed lid for 5-10 minutes.
  • Once the asparagus is tender and crisp, remove it from the grill and serve warm with your favorite sides!

Notes

  • This recipe can also be made in the oven.
  • Feel free to omit the garlic and add your favorite spices!
  • Find 20+ more vegan asparagus recipes in the article above.
Course: Ingredient
Cuisine: American
Nutrition Facts
22 Creative Vegan Asparagus Recipes
Amount per Serving
Calories
74
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Sodium
 
16
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
6
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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