Asparagus is a nutrient dense powerhouse. It is low in calories, high in fiber, and provides over half of the RDA of vitamin K in each serving. It is also a rich source of vitamin A, the B vitamins (especially folate), and vitamin C. Last but not least, asparagus is an excellent source of numerous health-promoting antioxidants, including phenolics and flavonoids.
Although you can use asparagus in soups, stews, quiches and numerous other dishes, I prefer it as simple as possible… especially this time of year. This easy and very quick side is a perfect accompaniment to fish or chicken. Continue reading “Dinner Tonight: Spring Asparagus”Read More