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Sauces for Asparagus: 23 Sauces for this Classic Vegetable

Learn to cook like a chef at home with these sauces for asparagus. A finishing sauce elevates this beautiful vegetable to an elegant entrée.

Whether your you have thicker asparagus or thinner asparagus, it is, sauteed, grilled, baked, or steamed, a sauce is the perfect compliment. Asparagus is one of those vegetables that can be either incredibly simple or dressed up with a yummy sauce.

What’s not to love about its slightly sweet, earthy flavor and tender texture? Sauces can really make a dish stand out, and asparagus is no exception. It is an easy way to change up flavors.

Sauces for Asparagus 23 Sauces for this Classic Vegetable

Simple Asparagus Recipe

Pair easy recipes with these amazing sauces for a taste delight.

Easy Roasted Asparagus in Air Fryer

This Oven Roasted Asparagus recipe lets the vegetable shine through. Roast this side dish in the oven while you make the main dish. 

23 Sauces for this Asparagus

Simple Sauce Ideas that don’t require much work.

  • Drizzle of Soy Sauce
  • A little Olive Oil
  • Melted Butter
  • Fresh Lemon Juice and a bit of Lemon Zest with Parmesan Cheese works well with this great side dish.

Here are three different sauces that will go great with your asparagus and turn this springtime vegetable into a gourmet dish.

Garlic Butter Sauce

Quick garlic butter sauce with steak and vegetable

If you are looking for a last-minute, easy recipe to turn a simple meal into something truly amazing, then I definitely recommend this easy sauce. Spoon it over any vegetable, steak, chicken, pork, shrimp, salmon, or anything else you can dream up.

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Honey Garlic Butter Sauce

Honey, Lemon & Garlic

Make this honey, garlic butter, lemon sauce in 5 minutes and transform just about anything from boring to fabulous. This recipe is so easy to make, yet it packs a lot of flavor. What’s not to love about melted butter?

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Easy No-Fail Hollandaise Sauce

No-Fail Hollandaise Sauce in a Serving Bowl

Make this easy no-fail Hollandaise Sauce at home. If you love Hollandaise Sauce and have always wanted to make this at home, this recipe is for you. It is just the best sauce for asparagus in my family’s opinion. This can be part of healthy breakfasts too when paired with eggs and toast.

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Sriracha Mayo Dipping Sauce

Sriracha Mayonnaise Sauce

Once you try this sauce, you might be spooning it over grilled chicken, pork, and beef. Drizzle it over cooked vegetables. My daughter loves using this as a dipping sauce for French fries.

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Sunshine Butter Sauce

It is a scrumptious buttery sauce that goes with so many things. I have had it with vegetables, many different types of meat and seafood, and used it as a dipping sauce. Quickly make this sauce with garlic, butter, honey, parsley, lemon, and a bit of salt. It is a bright tasting sauce with a rich garlic undertone.

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Easy Oil-Free Vegan Cashew Mayo

This smooth and creamy oil-free vegan mayo is an absolute delight. It’s the perfect base to any homemade salad dressing, dip, or sandwich spread.

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Creamy Vegan Buddha Bowl Dressing

This vegan tahini dressing is the sauce you’ve been waiting for to drizzle over your vegan bowl to make it even more delicious. You can also use it salads, or anything else you want a delightfully sweet and tart creamy vegan dressing for; this Buddha bowl dressing will make any plate more delicious.

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Blue Cheese Spinach Walnut Sauce 

Super creamy, rich, blue cheese sauce with just the right amount of herby spinach, and some nutritious crunchy nutty walnuts.

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Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce

This rich Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce is a delicious and versatile sauce will perk up your weeknight dinners.

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White Asparagus with Easy Blender Hollandaise

This white asparagus is simply steamed, then coated in a luxurious hollandaise that is rich with just the right amount of acidity. Herbal notes from the chopped fresh garden chives and tarragon are the perfect way to finish this dish.

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Creamy Lemon Tarragon Sauce

It’s super creamy, tangy, bright, and the tarragon makes the sauce subtly sweet. This sauce is great for dipping and the texture works well as a sandwich spread. This Creamy Lemon Tarragon Sauce recipe is easy and made with sour cream and Dijon mustard.

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Roast Asparagus and Miso Dressing

Learn how to make this awesome miso dressing that pairs well with roast asparagus, and any kind of roast veggies. Works great as a salad dressing too.

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Whole30 Garlic Aioli

This garlic aioli is creamy, garlicky and so flavorful. This dipping sauce is great for asparagus.

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Balsamic Asparagus

Balsamic Asparagus is a beautiful and delicious recipe that celebrates Spring. With just a handful of ingredients and twenty minutes, you can make a gourmet side dish for a holiday meal or a regular weeknight.

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Easy Poblano Sauce

Pair your asparagus with this tangy poblano sauce that comes together in under 30 minutes. Roasted poblano peppers and cashews make this a delight.

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Basil Cream Sauce

This delicious basil cream sauce is a perfect complement to asparagus, with its herby, creamy notes.

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Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce is a delicious way to enhance spring’s superstar vegetable: asparagus. Made in just 10 minutes with ingredients that you may already have on hand.

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Blender Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

This Blender Hollandaise Sauce recipe is so simple to make. It’s buttery and smooth…and it’s perfect on just about everything.

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Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

This Tzatziki Sauce Recipe is made with refreshing cucumber, creamy Greek yogurt, and fresh dill and comes together in just 10 minutes! Learn how to make tzatziki and enjoy with your favorite vegetables, crackers, or asparagus. 

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Easy Vegan Hollandaise Sauce

A rich and dairy-free version of the classic sauce.

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This chili crisp recipe packs crispy crunchy bits of garlic and chili peppers to create a spicy chili oil full of rich umami flavor.


Green Goddess Dressing

Made with fresh herbs and a creamy base, Green Goddess Dressing is perfect for dipping vegetables or adding flavor to a salad. A tangy, herby, and refreshing flavor make this ideal for summer. Gluten free, low carb, and keto friendly, too.

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Fool-Proof Blender Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise is the perfect match for asparagus! Whether grilled or steamed this classic pairing is a delicious combination.

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You can find Victoria crocheting, quilting, and creating recipes. She has worked in restaurants for many years. Her many crochet patterns and quilt patterns are enjoyed by many. In her professional career, she has worked in management in a wide variety of businesses including higher education as a dean of a division. All the while attending college part-time to achieve her doctorate in higher education with an emphasis in e-learning.

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