Green mini asparagus
We are all familiar with the slightly larger variant of asparagus. But green asparagus also come in a mini version. Is the size the only difference with their ‘ordinary’ counterparts? No. EAT ME green mini asparagus have a little more flavour. A crispier bite, a more subtle, delicate taste. A very sophisticated and refined ingredient for many culinary experiments.
Green is the real winner among asparagus fans. Compared to white asparagus, the colour that is by far the most popular in some kitchens, green asparagus is more flavoursome. As they grow above soil level, they are exposed to sunlight. That makes EAT ME green asparagus – including the mini variants – a subtle surprise on the tongue.
Recipes with green mini asparagus
The huge advantage of green mini asparagus on the menu: no need to worry about how you are going to serve them. Asparagus is a success factor in a variety of dishes. An elegant accompaniment to a venison steak. Or surprise your family with a creative lime risotto with mini asparagus. Or add it to a fresh salad.
There couldn't be an easier vegetable in the kitchen than asparagus. No need to peel, they are ready to use right away. The asparagus is versatile too. Cook or bake, stir-fry or grill, there is simply no wrong way, but be careful to keep the preparation time short. And they taste wonderful hot and cold!
How to use green mini asparagus in the kitchen?
- In salads
EAT ME green asparagus stay fresh for longer if stored in the fridge.
Where do green mini asparagus come from?
Mexico, Peru, and Thailand are the countries where EAT ME green mini asparagus is grown. It takes three years of preparation before a grower can harvest asparagus for the first time. The harvesting period lasts about three weeks. Asparagus grow incredibly quickly: in summer the pickers have to inspect the fields twice a day.
Mini asparagus is harvested using a sharp blade to cut through the stalk. Harvesting green asparagus is easier than white varieties, as green asparagus are cut above soil level.