How To Grill Asparagus

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This page is dedicated to Asparagus, including many videos on how to cook asparagus, how to grill asparagus, and how to steam asparagus.

We will also throw in some great Asparagus recipes for you.

Asparagus is a great vegetable filled with nutritional benefits.  The Asparagus Advisory Board claims:  “Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables in existence. It leads nearly all produce items in the wide array of nutrients it supplies in significant amounts for a healthy diet.”

Asparagus recipes have been around since the third century. It is a vegetable that has withstood the test of time. Thus, this article on cooking asparagus is dedicated to this nutritional vegetable.

In considering the best way to cook asparagus, we will look at all of the options on how to cook asparagus. We will focus on how to grill asparagus videos (because this is one of the preferred ways of cooking asparguas) and then investigate how to steam asparagus as many find this method the best way to cook asparagus.

Without further ado, let’s get started with the videos. Here are all the best Internet Videos on How to Cook Asparagus followed by some great Asparagus Recipes.

How to Grill Asparagus Videos

Below, you will find all of the best Internet videos on cooking Asparagus. Simply click the links to launch the video in its own window. Enjoy the shows!

Making Grilled Asparagus

In this 2 minutes video, chef Jason Hill walks us through the process of grilling asparagus, letting us know that cooking asparagus does not need to be that difficult. Jason believes, as many feel, that grilling asparagus is the best way to cook asparagus and he illustrates, simply and professional, how to grill asparagus.

Cooking with Mary- How to Grill Asparagus

Mary gets a thumbs way up! In this video 5-minute video with her friends, Mary discusses how to grill asparagus and has an asparagus dialogue with her friends. Mary is sociable but professional. One thing is for sure…cooking asparagus with Mary is the best way to learn to cook asparagus!

Grilling Asparagus with Chris Marconi

In this video, chef Chris Marconi takes us through the process of grilling asparagus. This is a short but informative videos including how long to cook the asparagus, adding salt and pepper, and achieving that great grilled vegetable taste!

How to Steam Asparagus Videos

Steaming Asparagus for Your Favorite Asparagus Recipes Video

In this short but informative video, we learn how to steam asparagus properly using a steamer. The chef lets us know how long to steam asparagus, when to cover it up, and how to test whether it is ready. This is very important to avoid overcooking the asparagus. She uses the term crisp tenderness to describe well-cooked asparagus.

How To Steam Vegetables, Including Asparagus

This is a very good video from VideoJug. The title is how to steam vegetables but is very applicable to asparagus. Steaming asparagus the right way is important for maintaining texture, taste, and nutritional value. This video shows us how to do this properly.

Steaming Vegetables from Cajun Cooking

In this video, Beryl Stokes shows us how to steam asparagus as she is preparing a steak dinner. This video from Cajun Cooking lasts two minutes and shows us the basics of steaming asparagus in water. NOTE: In this video, she does not use a “steamer” but prepares the asparagus in water.

How to Cook Asparagus as a Side

In this professional video from eHow, Pamela Brown, also known as “Chef Blondie” walks us through steaming asparagus as a side dish. Again, in this video she cooks the asparagus in water not using a steamer…this can rob the nutrients from the Asparagus.

Asparagus Recipes

Now that you know how to cook Asparagus, let’s find some great asparagus recipes for you! Here are X Asparagus recipies that will leave your mouth watering.

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus: This fancy little side dish will leave you coming back for more. Mixing asparagus and prosciutto can liven up any appetizer tray.

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus: Hmmm, mixing bacon and asparagus. This recipe, combined with some side tomatoes, tastes fantastic!

Asparagus Avocado Medley: This vegetable medley maintains a great nutritional value with a combination of garden fresh vegetables.

Superfast Asparagus: Healthy Food fast is what we are looking for. In Superfast Asparagus, we learn that cooking asparagus can be fast and fantastic…if we use a little Cajun seasoning.

Fresh Asparagus Risotto: Do you like Risotto? How about asparagus Risotto? This classic Risotto Asparagus treat leaves all coming back for a second plate.

View many more Asparagus Recipes at Allrecipes.com.

How to Cook Asparagus: Conclusion

In this article, we have identified the best ways to cook asparagus including grilling, steaming, and roasting.

The how to grill asparagus videos focused on grilling this delicious vegetables. In the summertime, grilling asparagus outdoors with other barbecued treats is a preferred method.

The second way of cooking asparagus is steaming. Our videos on how to steam asparagus showed you the preferred method of steaming asparagus including how long to cook asparagus and how to tell when it is ready.

Asparagus is such a great vegetable with many, many nutritional and health benefits and we hope this series on how to cook asparagus has been beneficial.

If you would like to add asparagus videos to this page, simply place the link in the comments section below and, if they’re good, we’ll definitely add them!

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Richard Cummings

Richard Cummings is writer, traveler, and web content developer. He creates fun, informative how to articles for this site and exercises his creative writing prerogative at ARichIdea.com.

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