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How long to cook asparagus, asparagus preparation and calories
Asparagus is placed in boiling water for just a few minutes (5-8 minutes depending on thickness of asparagus, wild asparagus is cooked even less :1-2 min
Asparagus is placed in boiling water for just a few minutes - 5-8 minutes depending on thickness of asparagus, wild asparagus is cooked even less :1-2 minutes. In order to preserve as much its nutrients, the cooking pot must be covered, and uses the minimum required amount of water. long cooked asparagus become tasteless, bitter, soft and lose their characteristic color, or fade. Asparagus quickly lose quality - wither and lose their taste - if kept at room temperature. If not consumed immediately after harvesting or purchasing them well to be soaked in water to maintain freshness, and store them in the refrigerator, they can be stored in a plastic bag and store in coldest part of refrigerator where it will keep fresh up to three days . When buying at markets should be the ones that are not directly exposed to sunshine during the sale at the booth. Cultivated and wild asparagus are fresh solid consistency, while their tops break easily and leaves at the top must be sealed to shoot - otherwise, is aged for asparagus. The thickness of the asparagus does not play a role in its quality, thus thicker and thinner shoots, nutritionally speaking, have the same composition, although it will appear a little difference in the length of cooking. Energy value of 100 grams of asparagus is 35 calories.