Purple asparagus is a similar in appearance and flavor to both white and green varieties as its original cultivar came from green asparagus. Its differentiated by its violet hued stems and conical crowned tips, however its feathery foliage is still green. Its attractive violet coloring is only skin deep as its flesh is pale green to creamy white. It is inherently
less fibrous thus more tender than other asparagus types. Also, its preferred sweetness is due to its twenty percent higher sugar content than other asparagus varieties. Cooked purple asparagus develops flavoral notes of artichoke, barley and almonds.
Nutrition Facts / 134g Calories 27 Fat 0 g Calcium 30 mg Iron 1.3 mg Carbohydrates 5 g Fiber 3 g Protein 3 g Vitamin C 11.7 mg Vitamin A 180 μg Glucose 3 mg Net carbs 2 g
|Nutrition Facts / 134g|
|Vitamin C||11.7 mg|
|Vitamin A||180 μg|
|Net carbs||2 g|