Asparagus is the young shoot of the asparagus plant. When cooked, the vegetable softens and becomes more tender.
It can be steamed, simmered, roasted, battered, grilled, sautéed, or wok-fried. It's also delicious raw in a salad.
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
*Always wash your fruits and vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting, or cooking.