Asparagus has been used from early times as a vegetable, it was cultivated by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, who ate it fresh during it's season and dried the vegetable for use in winter.
Asparagus is widely grown Southeast Asian and European countries.
Jumbo Asparagus offers a distinctive, delicately green vegetable flavor.
Jumbo Asparagus is always eaten cooked, usually boiled or steamed, but it can also be cooked in the microwave or added to stir-fry dishes. Asparagus is delicious with lemon and butter, tossed with Parmesan cheese or creamy pasta, or marinated and served cold or warm as a salad.
Nutritious asparagus provides carbohydrates, fiber, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, calcium, folic acid and potassium. Just as folic acid is a must for pregnant women, asparagus contains glutathione which helps maintain healthy sperm in men. Glutathione also aids in slowing the progression of cataracts and has cancer-fighting properties