Asparagus Fritters

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    15

    fritters
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      30 min

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Hazan Family Favorites

By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2012

  • About

Most people consider the asparagus tip to be the best part, yet both our girls at first would only eat the bottoms. The fact is that the bottom is the sweetest part, but for it to be edible, the tough outer layer must be removed. After cutting off the woody bottom of the asparagus spear, I always peel the remaining bottom third, removing any tough skin and leaving only the tender, sweet flesh. I’m also a firm believer in fat asparagus as opposed to thin. I find it sweeter and, frankly, much