Asparagus is a beautiful spring treat. Made of 93% water, asparagus is low in calories & is very low in sodium. It is a good source of vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and a very good source of dietary fiber, among many others. It is commonly used as an appetizer & side dish. We love sharing a few ways to cook this delicious vegetable. Enjoy!
2 bunches of asparagus (approx. 2 lbs.)
½ cup chopped parsley
1 Tbsp. Lemon zest
1 Tbsp. Lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
2 Tbsp. olive oil
Salt & pepper
Boil asparagus for 4-5 minutes; drain. Mix parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic clove, salt and pepper in a bowl. Drizzle the asparagus with olive oil and top with parsley mixture.