Asparagus spears have as many as 25 minerals and vitamins with vitamin K, vitamin A, folate, iron, vitamin B1, and vitamin C topping the list. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and is a source of anti-oxidants which help prevent chronic illness. This vegetable is rich in fiber as well and aids the digestive system.
When cooking asparagus, keep it simple! Try to get the most from the vegetable by eating it as directly as possible and make meals where enjoy eating it as much as you can! Check out my asparagus soup recipe - it's a simple way to make the most of this nutritious vegetable!