Half a cup (90 grams) of cooked asparagus contains

  • Calories: 20
  • Protein: 2.2 grams
  • Fat: 0.2 grams
  • Fiber: 1.8 grams
  • Vitamin C: 12% of DV
  • Vitamin A: 18% of DV
  • Vitamin K: 57% of DV
  • Folate: 34% of DV
  • Potassium: 6% of DV
  • Phosphorous: 5% of DV
  • Vitamin E: 7% of DV

Asparagus also possesses small amounts of other micronutrients, including iron, zinc and riboflavin. It’s an excellent source of vitamin K, an essential nutrient involved in blood clotting and bone health.