Noooo! Asparagus season is almost over *sobs*. Fear not, we've rustled up a selection of our fave recipes which make the very best of this super-tasty British veg

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Asparagus: a few tips for you

 

How to cook asparagus

Before we get stuck in to the recipes, here are three super-simple ways to cook asparagus on its own:

 

Asparagus, spring onion and mint tart

This simple asparagus, spring onion and mint tart has all the fresh zing of the season, plus a top tip from author Lucas Hollweg on how to get puff pastry edges to rise perfectly.

 

Asparagus, spring onion and mint tart

Photo: Homemade / Andrew Montgomery

 

Asparagus carbonara

A vegetarian reworking of a classic Italian carbonara by Alice Hart.

Asparagus carbonara

Photo: Homemade / Tara Fisher

 

Gremolata salmon traybake

Lucy Jessop's gremolata salmon traybake is a quick, easy and tasty midweek supper solution.

Gremolata salmon traybake

Photo: Homemade / Martin Poole

 

Sea bass with asparagus, broad beans and spinach

Sam Harris's super springtime supper is a wake-up call for the taste buds.

Sea bass with asparagus, broad beans and spinach

Photo: Homemade / Karen Thomas

 

Three-veg goats' cheese frittata

A light spring supper or lunch. Scrumptious!

Three-veg frittata with goats' cheese

Photo: Homemade / Martin Poole

 

Langoustine and chicken paella

Do as the Spanish do and cook this langoustine and chicken paella for Sunday lunch, recipe created by Emma Franklin. 

Langoustine and chicken paella

Photo: Homemade / Georgia Glynn Smith

 

Salsa verde chicken

This vibrant salsa verde chicken by Lucy Jessop tastes as fresh as it looks.

Salsa verde chicken 2

Photo: Homemade / Dan Jones

 

Gin-cured salmon and asparagus slaw bites

Fabulously elegant party nibbles: gin-cured salmon and asparagus slaw bites by Lorna Wing.

Gin-cured salmon and asparagus slaw bites

Photo: Homemade / Karen Thomas