White mini asparagus
Do you like asparagus? And preferably in white? Then you undoubtedly know the mini variant. Smaller than the size you're used to, but with an important difference. They have even more concentrated flavour but are still subtle and crunchy.
Mini asparagus have a maximum length of 10 cm. Like the larger versions, they are creamy white. In fact, mini white asparagus are simply the slimmer spears of the asparagus plant, which are sold separately.
Recipes with white mini asparagus
They may be small, but the possibilities in the kitchen are endless. Make an easy meal with ham or egg salad, for example. Or add them to a stir-fry dish.
The advantage of white mini asparagus is there is no need to peel them All you need to do is decide how to cook them! Cook, stir-fry, steam or grill? They can be used in so many ways!
How to use white mini asparagus in the kitchen?
- In salads
Keep white mini asparagus in the fridge and you can enjoy them for a few days.
Nutritional values per 100 grams
Eat and boost your learning performance at the same time? White asparagus can help you. It is rich in vitamin C, a vitamin that is good for your memory. White asparagus is also rich in vitamin K to help keep your bones strong.
Where do white mini asparagus come from?
Growers in Peru supply white mini asparagus, so you can feast on them all year round. White asparagus is grown in a special way in raised beds to hide them from sunlight. This explains how they retain their lovely whiteness. As soon as the spears emerge above the soil, they turn green.
That is why white asparagus are picked as soon as their tip starts to show.