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Green Asparagus

A unique vegetable that is a spring favorite. Young-tender asparagus can be shaved and served raw in a salad and once it matures it is best steamed or blanched. Great as vegetable side dish or in a puréed soup.

Alternative Names

Asparago, Asperge

Category

Stem Vegetable

Origin

Africa - North, Asia, Europe

Flavor

Grassy, Nutty, Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Firm, Stringy

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Mash/Purée, Peel, Pickle

Cooking Method

As Is, Barbecue/Grill, Blanch, Roast, Sauté, Steam

Uses

see categorized dishes

Seasonal Availability

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