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Asparagus

Dole Asparagus Vegetable

Nutrition

Vitamin A needed for healthy vision and immune function Iron help supports red blood cell formation Vitamin K supports normal blood clotting
Good Source of Vitamin A, which supports healthy vision.
Good Source of Iron, which helps carry oxygen in the body.
Excellent Source of Vitamin K, which supports normal blood clotting.
Good Source of Folate, which helps maintain a healthy heart.

Pick

How do you pick asparagus?

Select spears that are bright green, straight and firm with tightly closed tips. Select ones with only an inch or so of the tough, woody base to trim off at the bottom. Look for asparagus with thicker spears, because they will be more tender than the thinner ones.

Prepare

How do you prepare asparagus?

Asparagus is a tasty side dish and a great addition to many recipes. Cut or break off woody stem ends and wash spears before using.

Storage

How do you store asparagus?

Wrap the bases of fresh asparagus spears in wet paper towels and keep in plastic bag, in the coldest part of your refrigerator. Asparagus can be stored up to 4 days.

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