Dreamy British Asparagus Breakfast Toasts

Dreamy British Asparagus Breakfast Toasts

Posted by Patrick Rock Smith | 27 April 2021 | Food & Drink

It is the start of the British Asparagus season! To celebrate, I created these dreamy British asparagus breakfast toasts; made by steaming, frying, roasting, shaving and chopping the spears. It’s such a versatile vegetable that you can really get creative with it, and have it served so many different ways throughout the season.  But you should be quick, British asparagus is only here for 8 weeks, so you’ll need to get it whilst you can! @EnjoyAsparagus

All served a-top pan-toasted sourdough bread.  From top left: 

Toast one:
-Chopped British asparagus
-Oven-baked tomatoes

Toast two:
-Pan-fried British asparagus
-Mashed avocado
-Hard-boiled egg
-Salt flakes

Toast three:
-Steamed British asparagus
-Parma ham
-Olive oil
-Shaved Parmesan

Toast four:
-Oven-roasted British asparagus
-Philadelphia cheese
-Chilli flakes

Toast five:
-Shaved British asparagus
-Sugar snaps
-Fresh herbs (mint and coriander)
-Red chilli pepper
-Sesame seeds
-Sesame oil (to mix the ingredients)

Asparagus facts – did you know?

  • A spear needs 1 day to grow to full height if warm.

  • Eating asparagus promotes healthy bacteria in the large intestine and can help reduce bloating

  • Asparagus contains vitamin K, essential for healthy blood clotting

  • It is a rich source of vitamin C, which boosts your immune system

  • Asparagus is full of Vitamin E which is great for skin, nails and hair.

  • Asparagus is a mild diuretic and is believed to help detoxify the body

  • 80gram of asparagus provided 60% of your RDA. One of the best vegetable sources for folic acid.


Written By: Patrick Smith | Food & Drink  Editor

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