Food & Nutrition

In season - Asparagus recipes & how to cook it

This bright-green vegie is packed with vitamins and minerals so find some tasty new ways to eat them today.
Published 2 September 2018

Top tips for buying & storing asparagus


  • Australian asparagus is available from September to March however they are more abundant during spring.
  • When selecting asparagus look for firm, bright smooth spears. When you snap the end of freshly harvested asparagus, it should be crisp.
  • Asparagus like cool, humid conditions. Wrap spears in a damp paper towel, place in a plastic bag and store in the fridge in a vegetable crisper. Or you can store them standing upright in a container with 1cm cold water, covered in the fridge.
  • Asparagus has abundant nutrients including a range of B group vitamins, vitamin C and potassium.


In season during: Spring and summer.