Asparagus Recipes

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In addition to being a fiber food, asparagus is a great source of Vitamin K, an essential nutrient for blood clotting and bone health. Check out these fun ways to cook with asparagus. 

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Creamy Asparagus Soup

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve a generous bowl of asparagus soup with a slice of whole wheat toast topped with roasted vegetable spread

75% fiber foods – white beans, onion, garlic, asparagus, red bell pepper, eggplant, tomatoes, parsley
25% foods100% whole grain bread, oil

Quinoa Asparagus Pea Salad

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Pack this tasty salad for lunch. Hummus on whole wheat pita would make a good side. 

75% fiber foods – quinoa, cucumber, asparagus, red onion, green peas, hummus
25% foods – whole wheat pita, dressing

Asparagus Chickpea Potato Sheet Dinner

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Pick your favorite grilled meat or tofu to serve as the 25% item to this delicious spread. A bed of mixed greens with avocado would make a nice base. 

75% fiber foods – baby red potatoes, carrots, chickpeas, asparagus, onion, parsley, avocado, greens
25% foods – oil, grilled meat/tofu

Chicken Asparagus Soup

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Power Up this soup by adding one can of cannellini beans, and doubling up the veggies. Enjoy a generous bowl with an apple for dessert.

75% fiber foods – onion, garlic, red potatoes, asparagus, corn, cannellini beans, apple
25% foods – chicken, oil

Recipe Note: Use just 1 tablespoon of oil to keep the calories and fat in the meal low. 

Spring Lentil Salad with Asparagus and Potatoes

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve the salad over a bed of greens for a delicious dinner.

75% fiber foods – fingerling potatoes, asparagus, lentils, kalamata olives, greens
25% foods – oil and dressing

Recipe Note: Use just enough dressing to get flavor in the salad to keep the amount of fat low in the meal.

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