White Asparagus

55 mins (prep 30, cooking 25)
8 ingredients
8 servings
White asparagus with a shrimp mouseline.Asparagus are divided into classes depending on the thickness and beauty.In terms of thickness, the AA-size (20-28 mm) considered optimal, but also the A (16-20 mm), B (12-16 mm) and AAA (> 28 mm) sizes, if the asparagus more beautiful is the highest grade counted.To be superior in quality to be applied, an asparagus straight, long enough, have no discoloration to the head, not an open cup, not hollow, contain no damage, no rust (brown spots) and having a good regular appearance have.Dutch white asparagus bear a label since 2006. This blue label, with Dutch flag ensures that the shoots of Dutch origin, and is, thus far, only the higher (AA-) ranges used.Compared to other vegetables asparagus very expensive, the price is highly dependent on the weather. This is because the crop is very labor-intensive: each stem should be separately identified on the ground and then underground by hand to the right length to be cut.

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Serving Size (181.25 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 472.19 Calories from Fat 363.78
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40.42g 497.53%
Saturated Fat 24.86g 994.45%
Trans Fat 1.02g %
Cholesterol 335.19mg 893.83%
Sodium 967.19mg 322.4%
Total Carbohydrate 7.83g 20.87%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 5.02 g %
Protein 20.13g 322.13%
Vitamin A 1209.06IU% Vitamin C 3.59mg%
Calcium 197.5mg% Iron 1.9mg%
*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