Baby asparagus are the smaller versions of a regular asparagus which are taken from the shoots of a lily plant. The baby asparagus are staples in the mediterannean diet, first being recognised as a delicacy all the way back to the Ancient Greeks. They are favorites during spring, tasting sweet, tender and having a bright green color. Baby asparagus are low in calories and high in fibre making them a healthy companion to any meal.
Baby asparagus can be cooked, boiled, grilled or baked as you like. This easy to use vegetable is often used to accompany high protein meals such as salmon or red meat.