Vegetarian Planet Asparagus Wasabi Tempura
26 mins (prep 20, cooking 6)
11 ingredients
16 servings
This is from my favorite vegetarian cookbook, "Vegetarian Planet" by Didi Emmons. This tempura is light, flavorful, and I think, perfect. The original recipe is used with asparagus ... but this makes kickin' onion rings as well!

Categories:  technique , seasonal , appetizer , finger-food , snack , spring , time-to-make , lunch~snacks , <-30-mins , presentation , number-of-servings , asparagus , vegetarian , deep-fried , vegetable ,
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Serving Size (44.66 g)
Servings 16
Amount per Serving
Calories 273.01 Calories from Fat 266.22
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29.58g 728.02%
Saturated Fat 2.2g 175.78%
Trans Fat 0.76g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 176.43mg 117.62%
Total Carbohydrate 2.34g 12.47%
Dietary Fiber 0.02 g 1.1%
Sugars 0.31 g %
Protein 0.04g 1.24%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 17.43mg% Iron 0.05mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
asparagus spears, unbleached flour, ground ginger, wasabi powder