Article updated on 21/10/2022
The Wild Asparagus. Like every year with the arrival of spring sprout the wild asparagus
and you begin to see them around the fields passionate to the harvest of this delicious plant with elegant green stems.
Harvesting wild asparagus
E’ possible find them in almost all regions of Italy, in the woods, in uncultivated areas, sometimes up to 1300 meters of height.
They are distinguished by their thin stem and their bitter aftertaste, but very pleasant.
The Wild Asparagus
I am a food low calorie, 100 grams of asparagus contain only 24 calorie.
The high content of asparagine and potassium from this plant an important property diuretic detoxifying and purifying.
The Wild Asparagus In The Kitchen
Asparagus in the kitchen: Wild asparagus than other varieties have a more intense and bitter taste, therefore they are suitable to be consumed both raw and cooked.
For eaten raw in salads they must be separated from the lower part of the stem which is harder to chew.
How to prepare them
Delicious when boiled and lightly seasoned with lemon and olive oil.
Excellent with omelettes, with risotto and as a filling for ravioli.
Remain well preserved in oil.
Wild Asparagus in a pizzeria
In pizzeria classic asparagus are very used, perhaps a little less wild ones. They are delicious when added to a good one pizza. The Wild Asparagus can be easily match with tomatoes, with ham and many other ingredients.
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