Which Spices to Combine With Asparagus, Broccoli & Potatoes

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Asparagus, broccoli and potatoes are the perfect trio when it comes to grilled veggies. Knowing which herbs and spices to combine with them in order to bring out their optimal flavor is essential.


Asparagus is so full of flavor you can eat it raw and without any seasonings. Not the most known vegetable, it can also be combined with a plethora of herbs and spices, bringing out some of its deliciousness.

Asparagus can be steamed, roasted, grilled, broiled, boiled, blanched, dried or pickled.

Combines well with: garlic, lemon juice, nutmeg, honey.

Spices: smoked paprika, chipotle chili & cumin

Fine herbs: rosemary, basil, dill, marjoram, Mediterranean oregano, thyme, cilantro, etc.


With broccoli, there are so many pairing options it’s hard to go wrong. It is a healthy yet delicious ingredient that can be served alone or in a stir-fry dish.

Spices: Allspice, curry, ginger, pepper, paprika, cayenne, mustard,

Fine herbs: basilsage, bay leaf, oreganoparsley, savory, tarragon.


One of the world’s most important food crops, potatoes are a major part of North American cooking. Even though botanists consider it a vegetable, but it is high in carbohydrates making it a starchy food.

Spices: chili flakes, oregano, paprika, cumin and salt-free all purpose seasoning.

Fine herbs: mint, dill, chives or parsley.

Let us know your favorite herbs and spices to combine with these veggies in the comments below.

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