Asparagus is generally sold in bundles. Be aware that asparagus in bundles are not too thin or too thick.

How do you eat asparagus? Before cooking asparagus, you should cut the ends one-two cms. Some prefer to pare away the exterior of asparagus. If you think it is too thick, you may pare away the exterior. Always prefer fresh ones instead of canned asparagus. For chicken broth soup with asparagus, oven baked chicken with cheese and asparagus and for more  dishes with asparagus, click here.


Just like broccoli and cauliflower, asparagus should also not be one of the first foods you give to your baby. Cause it causes gas problems. So it is best to wait until month 8 to introduce asparagus to your babies. If your baby has gas problem, you should wait a little longer to give him asparagus.

If you use too much asparagus, it may cause diarrhea. It is better to avoid excessive use of asparagus.

Nutritional value of 4 steamed asparagus;

Vitamin A - 604 iu
Vitamin C - 4.6 mg
Niacin - .65 mg
Folate - 89 mcg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) - .09 mg
Vitamin B6 - .62 mg
Vitamin E - .9 mg
Vitamin K - 30 mg
Potassium - 134 mg
Phosphor - 32 mg
Magnesium - 8 mg
Calcium- 14 mg
Sodium - 8 mg