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Asparagus

Markon First Crop (MFC) Asparagus is hand-selected for spear width, dark green color, tenderness, and compact tips.

Product Details

Shelf Life:
Julian pack date.
Ethylene Producing:
No
Ethylene Sensitive:
Yes
Kosher:
No
Sizing:
Standard

Available Offerings from Markon for Asparagus

Description Net Weight Pack GTIN UPC
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

Storage Tips:

Refrigerate immediately upon arrival.

Handling Tips:

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.