It’s cool, crunchy, delicious and healthy! Asparagus can be cooked quickly and goes well with the flavours and textures of meals prepared at this time of the year. If that’s not all, it offers health benefits such as anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant benefits, digestive support, heart health and blood sugar regulation and anti-cancer benefits.
Some serving tips:
- Toss fresh and chilled asparagus in your favourite salad
- · Add asparagus to pasta with olive oil and herbs. Thyme, tarragon and rosemary are especially delightful with the above combination.
- · Finely minced asparagus makes a tasty and interesting addition to fluffy omelettes.
- · Sauté asparagus with sliced garlic, Oriental black mushrooms and bean curd or chicken for a main course meal.