The pairing of asparagus and cold cuts will surprise you with its goodness! It is well known that asparagus are among the most appreciated and versatile vegetables in the kitchen, but do you know why they are so popular in spring time? They are perfect for those who love to be fit as asparagus is a low-calories food! They ripen from March to June and thanks to their high water content, about 90%, they are a light food which stimulate diuresis.
Asparagus are rich in iron, calcium and phosphorus. They have a moderate protein and sugar content and practically no fat at all, which is why they are included in low-calorie diets. The pairing of asparagus and cold cuts is therefore the right compromise for those who want to keep in shape without sacrificing taste.
Asparagus was already cultivated in Italy in Roman times. Today, there are several varieties: the best known and most frequently used is the green asparagus, but there are also white asparagus (with a more delicate taste) and purple asparagus.
How to cook asparagus?
Asparagus recipes are the epitome of spring dishes, but the pairing of asparagus and salami is even more so! This vegetable has a delicate and well-defined taste, which makes it suitable for many recipes. It can be steamed, boiled, or cooked in a pan, either for tasty first courses or in combination with our cold cuts. It is also perfect as a side dish or as an ingredient in elaborate main courses. Take a look at our recipe section and let your imagination run wild!