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The white asparagus is a young shoot of the asparagus plant. They are white, straight and have a fibrous stem. The tip of the asparagus stem is generally firm and closed. The taste of the white asparagus is subtle and refined.
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How to prepare white asparagus?

Rinse the white asparagus and use a vegetable peeler to peel the shoots. Cut the ends (1-2 cm) off and the asparagus are ready to cook, wok, bake or grill. White asparagus can be eaten warm or cold.


Preparation Tips

Don't eat white asparagus raw.
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How to store?

You can keep white asparagus in a damp cloth in the fridge.

  • Perfect for soup
  • Great in a quiche
  • Ideal in a summer salad.

Nutritional values per 100 g

19 Kcal
0,0 g Fats
0,0 g Saturated fats
1,7 g Fibers
Asparagus have a low energetic value. They are a source of folic acid and are rich in fibres.

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White asparagus - PeruPeru

Did you know...

  • The white asparagus are white because they grow underneath the soil?
    Because they don't get any sunlight they stay white.

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

  • That people in the Netherlands and Germany eat relatively more white asparagus then the rest of the world? In other countries they mainly eat green asparagus.

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