They're regarded as one of the vegetable's delicacies, with a distinct, intensely savory flavor. With high levels of vitamins A and C, potassium, iron, and calcium, all varieties of asparagus are nutritious.
Asparagus is extremely versatile, and can be steamed, simmered, roasted, battered, grilled, sautéed, or wok-fried. It's also delicious raw in a salad sliced thinly.
nutritional info: per 90g (source - healthline.com)
Calories: 20 | Protein: 2.2 grams | Fat: 0.2 grams | Fiber: 1.8 grams | Vitamin C: 12% of the RDI | Vitamin A: 18% of the RDI | Vitamin K: 57% of the RDI | Folate: 34% of the RDI | Potassium: 6% of the RDI | Phosphorous: 5% of the RDI | Vitamin E: 7% of the RDI
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