Asparagus for Little Fingers
Encourage your kids to play with their food! Here’s a very easy way to introduce small hands and developing palates to fresh asparagus spears.
1 pound fresh asparagus
1 container edamame hummus
½ cup finely chopped peanuts
- Cut the white parts from each spear and peel the bottom thirds of each stalk with a vegetable peeler.
- Bring a small amount of water to a boil in a sauté pan, add the spears, cover, and cook for one to two minutes, until they are just tender and still retain their bright green color. Let cool slightly.
- Arrange the asparagus on a platter. Put the hummus into one small bowl and the peanuts into another. Invite your kids to dunk their spears into the hummus and then into the peanuts.