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Markon First Crop (MFC) Asparagus is hand-selected for spear width, dark green color, tenderness, and compact tips.
Julian pack date.
Available Offerings from Markon for Asparagus
|Asparagus, Large||11 pounds or 5 kilograms||11/1#||0 06 11628 91468 8||6 11628 91468 8|
|Asparagus, Small||11 pounds or 5 kilograms||11/1#||2 06 11628 91466 8||6 11628 91466 4|
|Asparagus, Standard||11 pounds or 5 kilograms||11/1#||0 06 11628 91469 5||6 11628 91469 5|
|Asparagus, Jumbo||11 pounds or 5 kilograms||11/1#||2 06 11628 91465 1||6 11628 91465 7|
|Asparagus, Large||28 pounds or 13 kilograms||28/1#||2 06 11628 91461 3||6 11628 91461 9|
|Asparagus, Standard||28 pounds or 13 kilograms||28/1#||2 06 11628 91460 6||6 11628 91460 2|
Refrigerate immediately upon arrival.
When storing, close inner plastic bag to preserve freshness; handle with care; asparagus spears are fragile. Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.
General Usage Ideas
- Lightly fry asparagus in buttermilk and panko bread crumbs; serve with spicy wasabi dipping sauce.
- Wrap spears of asparagus in thinly sliced pancetta; grill until meat is crisp and asparagus is tender; serve with chicken breasts.
Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:
- Roast MFC Asparagus in balsamic vinegar; top with shaved Parmesan; serve with filet mignon or strip steak
- Add steamed and chopped MFC Asparagus, grated Gruyere cheese, and ham cubes to quiche batter; bake until set
- Toss soba noodles with roasted MFC Asparagus and miso dressing; top with pan-seared scallops
Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:
- Saute MFC Asparagus, fresh morels, and shallots; serve over polenta with snipped chives and edible nasturtiums
- Toss cooked linguine, grilled MFC Asparagus, shiitake mushrooms, and fresh chervil with lemon cream sauce
- Wrap a small bunch of MFC Asparagus with fillet of sole; bake until fish is cooked; drizzle all with wasabi cream sauce
Did You Know?
Under ideal conditions, asparagus can grow 10" in a single day.