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.

 

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Asparagus, spring onion and mint tart

Photo: Andrew Montgomery

 

Asparagus carbonara

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

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Asparagus carbonara

Photo: Tara Fisher

 

Gremolata salmon traybake

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

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Gremolata salmon traybake

Photo: 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.

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Sea bass with asparagus, broad beans and spinach

Photo: Karen Thomas

 

Three-veg goats' cheese frittata

A light spring supper or lunch. Scrumptious!

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Three-veg frittata with goats' cheese

Photo: 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. 

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Langoustine and chicken paella

Photo: Georgia Glynn Smith

 

Salsa verde chicken

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

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Salsa verde chicken 2

Photo: Dan Jones

 

Gin-cured salmon and asparagus slaw bites

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

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Gin-cured salmon and asparagus slaw bites

Photo: Karen Thomas

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