RECIPES

Asparagus Fries

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Crunchy, Tasty and Kid-Friendly

A little panko bread crumbs take asparagus to a new level. Kids and adults will be fighting over these fries especially when they’re made with fresh asparagus that’s in season now!

Ingredients: yields 6 servings

  • 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed
  • ½ C. flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ¾ C. panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ C. grated Parmesan
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F. Dredge the asparagus in the flour.
  2. Dip the dredged asparagus in the beaten egg.
  3. Coat the asparagus with a mixture of the panko breadcrumbs, Parmesan, salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer to a wire rack set on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake until golden brown, about 7 to 13 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information: Serving size 3 spears
Calories 119; Fat 3g; Saturated fat 1g; Trans fat 0.01g; Carbs 16.6g; Fiber 2.19g; Sugar 1.78g; Protein 6.97g; Cholesterol 56.52mg; Sodium 97.65mg

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