Photograph of green asparagus.

Asparagus can be found in green and white varieties, yet green is most commonly seen in grocery stores and markets. Canned asparagus is available all year long, but fresh green stocks are harvested in spring.

Asparagus Recipes

USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.

Recipes containing asparagus from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder database.

Asparagus: Nutrition. Selection. Storage

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for asparagus and tips on how to select, store and prepare it. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Asparagus, that gives new and different ways to add this vegetable to your diet.

Everything About Asparagus... and More!

Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board.

Web site includes nutrition information, recipes and tips, and frequently asked questions about cooking, planting, freezing, and canning asparagus.

Washington State University. Clark County Extension. (PDF | 82KB)

This fact sheet gives helpful tips on selecting, storing, cooking, freezing, canning and pickling asapagus.

Asparagus Facts and Recipes (PDF | 232KB)

University of California Cooperative Extension. San Joaqin County.

Facts about asparagus including nutrition information, buying storing, freezing and cooking tips. Also contains several recipes and provides answers to common questions.