White Asparagus
Mexico

  • $149


Sold in packs of 500g / ~1.1 lb

Coming from the young shoots of a lily plant, the White Asparagus is sweeter and more tender than its green cousin, with a more delicate taste. The creamy stalks work best with the simplest flavors, such as a squeeze of lemon with either a little melted butter or drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil

Seasonality

Best from February to July

Pairings
Our White Asparagus are best paired with:

  • Butter
  • Hollandaise sauce
  • Olive oil
  • Lemons
Health Benefits

  • Fights Cancer: Asparagus is rich in glutathione, a compound that breaks down carcinogens and other free radicals
  • Chock-full of Antioxidants: One of the best vegetables to help slow down aging, and helps prevent heart diseases
  • Improves Cognitive Functions: Filled with folate (13% of your DV*) which prevents brain impairment
  • Strengthens Your Body: Asparagus also rich in Vitamin B which helps blood sugar regulation and improves your digestion
Recipes
White Asparagus with Herby Sabayon SauceRecipe
Time Required
  • 25 mins (20 mins Cook Time)
Complexity
  • 2 / 5
Ingredients
White Asparagus with Lemon Pan SauceRecipe
Time Required
  • 20 mins (15 mins Cook Time)
Complexity
  • 2 / 5
Ingredients
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.