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Asparagus pancakes

Asparagus pancakes

For a tasty appetizer, serve the asparagus fritters with their genuine and delicious taste.

To make your lunch complete, you need the right appetizer. Today, we dedicate ourselves to the recipe for asparagus pancakes. Spring brings with it this wonderful vegetable, which enriches any preparation with flavor. Once boiled and cut into pieces , the asparagus should be mixed with the usual mixture, useful for making pancakes. Combined with eggs, cheese and breadcrumbs, they become delicious and nutritious little omelettes . Fry them in oil to serve a truly delicious appetizer!

Asparagus pancakes
Asparagus pancakes

Preparing the recipe for asparagus pancakes

  1. Before starting, you must wash and dry the asparagus; then, cut the hardest part of the stem.
  2. Fill a pan with water, salt it and heat it on the stove.
  3. Cut the asparagus into pieces and, when the water is hot, immerse them in it. Cook for about 10 minutes, until softened.
  4. Once finished, drain them and then place them in a bowl. Mash them evenly with a fork.
  5. Add the grated parmesan and mix.
  6. In another container, shell the eggs; season with a pinch of salt and pepper and beat them.
  7. At this point, add the eggs to the asparagus.
  8. Pour in the breadcrumbs and mix everything vigorously to obtain the most homogeneous mixture.
  9. Get a non-stick pan and pour plenty of oil into it. Heat it on the stove.
  10. When the oil is hot, you can take a little dough at a time, giving it the shape of a pancake, using two spoons.
  11. Place the pancakes in the pan and fry over medium heat.
  12. Cook for a couple of minutes on each side and, when they are golden brown, you can turn off the heat.
  13. Transfer them to a tray covered with absorbent paper and leave to cool before serving.
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Variation for pancakes with light asparagus

If you are not a fan of frying, or you like to follow a lighter preparation, you can try another type of cooking. Get a large pan with a non-stick bottom to pour a little oil into it. Pour in 3 tablespoons of oil and begin to heat the pan. You can add the pancakes and cook them for a couple of minutes on each side. They will be light and tasty!


Asparagus fritters are delicious and practical to eat, which you can serve as an appetizer or as a second course for a light and nutritious lunch. If you have leftovers, you can store them for 1-2 days in the fridge , in an airtight container.

For a particular dish, prepare asparagus with eggs .

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