Easy to store, use, and take along — healthy — no sulfites.
- 1/2 inch cross cuts of freeze dried asparagus.
- Excellent source of vitamins A and C.
- GMO free. Gluten free.
- Certified Kosher by Blue Ribbon Kosher. See the North Bay Kosher List.
Common uses: Camping food, backpacking food, snacks, and quick-and-easy cooking at home. A dry snack as is, right out of the bag. Like our other freeze dried vegetables, our asparagus is used as a side dish as well as in salads, veggie trail mixes, soups, and casseroles.
Packaging: Bagged selections are in high quality resealable foil pouches with moisture absorbent pack to help ensure freshness after initial opening. Bulk orders use sealed plastic bag inside sturdy cardboard box.
Allergen Information: Processed in a facility that also handles cereal grains, peanuts, tree nuts, and soybeans.
A popular gift item: Use our multiple-address and gift-messaging features to send dried asparagus and other dried vegetables to friends and family.
The asparagus has great flavor, but after rehydrating there are always woody bits that never soften up, the same kind you sometimes find at the base of a fresh asparagus spear. I usually snap those ends off, but you cant weed out the tough bits when they're freeze dried, chopped up and mixed together. If you don't mind those, its great. They bother me, so I ended up blending it into a powder and using it as a flavoring for soups, dips etc.
(Posted on 4/7/2016)
This asparagus is so fresh tasting and easy to use in recipes! I love it quiches, cream soup, and pasta dishes.
(Posted on 7/13/2015)
The asparagus as well as all the products we order from NBTC are excellent. We use them in our freeze-dried backpacking meals and always receive compliments on the great flavors. Thank you!
(Posted on 5/21/2015)
The flavor of the asparagus was real good flavor but there was too many hard pieces. But I would buy it again for I can always spit out some of the hard ones.
(Posted on 10/2/2014)
I am not an asparagus lover, but in order to include different vegetables in my diet I ordered these. When I added the freeze dried asparagus into my homemade alfredo sauce with noodles, I was surprised and delighted. The taste is indeed fresh and sweet. Thanks guys for a great product!
(Posted on 5/6/2014)
These are made from fresh asparagus in its prime. I love asparagus, but hate it if it's canned, overcooked, or tough. These delicate asparagus pieces are absolutely delicious "as is" or prepared.
(Posted on 4/25/2014)
I love asparagus, but I am in Afghanistan on a military base and on the few occasions it has been available, it has been so overcooked that I cannot take the texture or the idea that all the nutrients have been cooked out. Thank you North Bay for shipping to APO addresses and for offering non GMO products.
(Posted on 3/3/2013)
You just can't beat fresh cut asparagus, but this is the closest thing to it. I refuse to buy the mushy canned asparagus and don't care for the frozen either. So I have to go for most of the year without asparagus. Not anymore. I can have fresh tasting asparagus year round now! I'm so happy!
(Posted on 12/13/2012)
I never thought that dried asparagus could be so tasty for snacking out of the bag. This is also a wonderful way to improve the flavor and nutrition in a quick-fix meal, such as canned soup. It has a fresh asparagus taste and texture, and there were only a couple of very small woody bits (less than you'd find in any other asparagus product).
(Posted on 10/16/2012)
This tastes just like fresh asparagus. I've used it in rice dishes - just throw it in the rice cooker with brown rice and it's delicious. Nest time I'll order a larger bag. I agree with a prior reviewes - if you ever offer freeze dry okra I'll be a happy person.
(Posted on 1/7/2012)
This freeze dried asparagus is wonderful in pasta salad along with the freeze dried spinach, tomatoes and leeks! My honey couldn't get over how good the pasta salad was especially since all the vegetables were freeze dried! He ate the whole salad!
(Posted on 4/27/2011)
Whenever I buy canned asparagus, the protein per serving = 2 gms, only. Freeze-dried asparagus offers a whopping 9 gms/serving! Another premium veggie offering, from NorthBay. Now, if y'all could find a way to air-dry or freeze-dry OKRA, my pantry needs would be totally fulfilled by your company!
(Posted on 3/30/2011)
I didn't like these eaten straight out of the bag, but adding these to dishes was super easy and tasted wonderfully fresh. Creme of asparagus soup was never so good!
(Posted on 10/2/2010)
This is another excellent product (see my review of the green beans) that exceeded my expectations. The product looks exactly as pictured, and tastes great "as is", or re-hydrated and cooked like frozen asparagus. A note on density: I ordered a 15 pound box (now 10 pounds for sale on website), and it filled 6 of the standard 6-gallon buckets with 8 quart jars left over. I think for 10 pounds, it would fill on the order of 4 of the standard 6-gallon buckets.
(Posted on 12/18/2009)
Easy to Prepare
- Use alone as a dry snack or add to veggie trail mixes.
- Add dry for a crunchy effect in salads and, while serving, cooked rice and cooked pasta.
- Add dry during the last 5-10 minutes of cooking soups that have sufficient broth.
- For most other applications, hydrate by soaking for 5-10 minutes in a generous amount of cold or hot water (hot water works slightly better). Then drain.
Yield — 1 oz equals about 2 cups dry with very low moisture content.
Rehydration Ratio — 1 lb of freeze dried asparagus, once rehydrated, equals approximately 16 lbs of fresh prepared cross cut asparagus.
Storage — Tastes best if used within 24 months of purchase. Store tightly sealed and minimize exposure to heat and humidity.
Serv.Size 1 oz (30g)
About 2 cups
Fat Cal. 7
*Percent Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.
|Total Fat 1g||1%||Total Carb. 17g||6%|
|Sat. Fat 0g||0%||Fiber 8g||32%|
|Trans. Fat 0g||Sugars 8g|
|Cholest. 0mg||0%||Protein 9g|
|Vitamin A 44% • Vitamin C 84% • Calcium 8% • Iron 18%|
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