10 Asparagus Appetizer Recipes

By Jeanette Morelan on April 25, 2016

Awesome asparagus appetizers—try saying that three times fast! From flaky tarts to savory dips, we’ve got the best asparagus recipes for all your spring entertaining needs.


Baked Asparagus Fries

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Rule of thumb: if you can fry-ify it—you should. This new way to eat asparagus is crispy, nutritious and totally dunkable.

Damn Delicious


Bacon Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus

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Salty-sweet caramelized bacon and the nutty crunch of sesame seeds makes for an irresistible combination.

How Sweet Eats


Asparagus Gruyere Tart

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This elegant appetizer features fresh asparagus layered over flaky puff pastry and creamy Gruyere cheese. The perfect addition to your next springtime brunch.

Martha Stewart


Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

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This finger-friendly appetizer calls for only three ingredients, and assembly takes only a matter of minutes, making it ideal for welcoming last-minute guests.

Damn Delicious


Asparagus, Prosciutto and Brie Tartines

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These perfectly petite sandwiches are a delightful mix of textures and flavors.

Heather Christo


Grilled Asparagus Tartines with Pesto, Scallions and Ricotta

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Celebrate the season with these handheld nibbles—full of bright flavor and vibrant springtime hues.

Panini Happy


Asparagus, Pancetta, and Puff Pastry Bundles

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Flaky puff pastry is the perfect vehicle to deliver these bundles of roasted asparagus and savory pancetta straight to your tastebuds.

Completely Delicious


Whipped Bleu Cheese and Asparagus Bites with Balsamic Reduction

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Toasted baguette slices are topped with whipped blue cheese, sautéed asparagus and a balsamic reduction. So simple, so lovely.

Minimalist Baker


Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Dip

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Asparagus, leeks, artichokes and peas combine with creamy goat cheese for an irresistible dip, served alongside crusty bread, crackers or crudité.

Bon Appétit


Beer Battered Asparagus

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Asparagus spears are fried in a decadent beer batter and served with a creamy lemon sauce for dipping.