White Asparagus

Ingredients

  • 20 white asparagus spears (320g/ 11.2oz), washed and trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon (13.5g/ 15 ml) olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • white pepper to taste

Directions

Oven: Preheat oven to 400F/ 204C/ Gas Mark 6. Wash and trim asparagus spears. Toss lightly with the olive oil to coat. Place on a parchment covered baking sheet. Season with salt and white pepper to taste. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

Grill: Heat grill to medium-high heat. Wash and trim asparagus spears. Toss lightly with the olive oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Place on a a grill sheet or right on the grill. Grill for 5-7 minutes, turning them every few minutes to prevent burning.

Pressure Cooker: Place washed and trimmed asparagus stalks flat in the bottom of the pressure cooker. Add 1/2 cup (118ml) water (or the minimum for your unit), and close the lid securely. Cook on high for 2-3 minutes. When done cooking, safely release the pressure and safely open the lid.

Base recipe makes 2 servings of 10 asparagus spears a piece.

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About This Recipe

White asparagus costs a bit more than regular asparagus because it's grown under ground, so that it's not exposed to light and doesn't produce chlorophyll (which would turn it green). Because of this they have a lighter, almost creamier taste. So when you're feeling up to something different, give white asparagus a try! Smaklig måltid!

Recipe Macros per Serving

Protein: 3.52 gram(s)

Carbs: 6.21 gram(s)

Fiber: 3.36 gram(s)

Fat: 6.94 gram(s)

Calories: 91.67

Net Carbs: 2.85 gram(s)