Asparagus is one such veggie which has some great health benefits apart from being delicious. Hence, you should have food containing asparagus and also prepare asparagus recipes for your daily diet. Soups, salads, pasta with asparagus are few tasty dishes
Mentioned Below Are 5 Delicious Yet Healthy Asparagus Recipes:
1. Asparagus And Fennel Salad
Asparagus, fennel bulb, 1 lemon, ½ teaspoon mustard, 4 tablespoon olive oil, ½ teaspoon sugar, salt and black pepper.
Take some trimmed asparagus spears and finely slice them. Then slice one medium well trimmed fennel bulb. Put them in a large bowl and mix ½ lemon juice, ½ teaspoon mustard, 4 tablespoon olive oil and ½ teaspoon sugar. Add salt and black pepper if required. Pour the asparagus and fennel shavings and mix well. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes. While serving it, you can add pine nuts to the salad.
2. Lemon Garlic Asparagus
2 teaspoons of olive oil, 1 pound trimmed asparagus, 1 garlic clove(well minced), 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground) and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
Heat the oven to medium heat and then add oil to the pan. Add asparagus, leave it for 3 minutes until it becomes crisp-tender. After that add the well minced garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes and stir well. Remove it from the heat and add lemon juice, pepper and salt.
3. Roasted Asparagus Pizza
1 pound pizza dough, flour and cornmeal, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 2 pieces of garlic, asparagus, 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper and ½ cup well grated cheese.
Take a bowl of olive oil, cut the garlic pieces properly and then place it in the bowl. After that cut the asparagus, sprinkle salt and pepper to it and add the garlic and oil to it. Then roast it properly for 10-15 minutes. After that you should add the roasted asparagus on the well cooked pizza dough. Some cheese can be added to it. Cook it well for some time and then cut into slices.
4. Soup With Asparagus And Lemon
4 pounds of asparagus, 3 tablespoon of butter (unsalted), 2 onions (well chopped), 3 garlic cloves (peeled and smashed), salt, black pepper, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice .
At first melt the butter well in a pot, then add onions and garlic and cook for 10-5 minutes. Then add the chopped asparagus, 1 teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon black pepper to the pot. Let it boil and then lower the heat. Keep it in low heat until the vegetables become tender. Add the garlic cloves and lemon juice and stir well for 10-5 minutes. In order to make the soup smooth, you can use a blender. Taste the soup and add salt, pepper and lemon juice accordingly.
5. Egg Zapper With Asparagus
2-3 eggs, asparagus, carrots, beet, potatoes, tomatoes and cheese.
Take 2-3 eggs, beat them well and then pour it in a cup. After that add the ingredients of the cup to a container and place it in a microwave. Then you should add few well minced asparagus to it. After that add carrots, beet, and potatoes. Sprinkle some well grated cheese to it. You can also add few sliced tomatoes and then stir it well for few minutes. After that cook it properly to make it solid.
Thus in order to live a healthy and balanced life, you should include the above mentioned asparagus recipes in your diet.