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Green asparagus

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Green asparagus are the young shoots of the asparagus plant. They are light green straight fibrous stems.
In general the tips of the asparagus are firm and closed. Asparagus have a characteristically full flavour.
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Asparagus is a member of the lily family, which also includes onion, leek and garlic. Of all asparagus varieties, green asparagus has the fullest, slightly bitter, flavour. Another advantage green asparagus has over other asparagus is the fact that it doesn't need to be peeled. In addition, thanks to its full flavour it is extremely versatile.
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Green asparagus tips

When to consume?

The EAT ME asparagus always ready to use.

temp of Green asparagus

Storage advice

You can keep them in the fridge, in a damp cloth for a few days.

 


How to prepare green asparagus?

In comparison to the white asparagus, you don't need to peel them. Cut the end (1-2 cm) off and the asparagus are ready to cook, wok, bake or grill. The taste and texture are best preserved if the preparation time is quick. Green asparagus can be eaten warm or cold.

 


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  • Perfect for a wok or couscous recipe
  • Great with puff pastry and ham
  • Ideal as a soup

Nutritional values per 100 g

19 Kcal
0,0 g Fats
0,0 g Saturated fats
1,7 g Fibers

Green asparagus have a low energy value. They are a source of folic acid and rich in fibres.

 

Recipes with Green asparagus

Asparagus from the bbq
Asparagus from the bbq
Green asparagus pasta
Green asparagus pasta
Quinoa salad with green asparagus
Quinoa salad with green asparagus
Asparagus from the bbq
Asparagus from the bbq
Green asparagus pasta
Green asparagus pasta
Quinoa salad with green asparagus
Quinoa salad with green asparagus
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Origin EAT ME Green asparagus

Green asparagus - MexicoMexico Green asparagus - PeruPeru

Did you know...

  • the green asparagus grow above ground. They owe their green colour to the photosynthesis process. A substance, called chlorophyll is created through the sunlight and this colours the stems green.

  • you can check to see if the asparagus are fresh by rubbing them together. If they squeak, they are fresh.

  • asparagus can grow very fast in the summer months. Therefore green asparagus are sometimes harvested twice a day.

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Better qualtiy of public education in Ica, Peru
Ica is a region in Peru where Nature's Pride buys products such as avocados, asparagus and pomegranates. Since 2015 Nature's Pride has supported, in collaboration with growers and a local organisation "Empresarios Por La Educación" a program, spanning a few years, to improve the quality of public education in Ica.
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