Weight Equivalents: Asparagus

Aspargus is native to Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.
Asparagus may be purchased fresh in season, or frozen/canned for year round consumption.
Fresh asparagus is used in many cuisines and may be eaten raw (blanched), fried, grilled, steamed, or boiled. It is used in soups, salads, stir fry, dipped in sauce, or eaten as is.

How much does asparagus weigh?

Spear, Extra Large8-3/4″ to 10″ Long24g0.9oz
Spear, Large7-1/4″ to 8-1/2″ Long20g0.7oz
Spear, Medium5-1/4″ to 7″ Long16g0.6oz
Spear, Small5″ or Less in Length12g0.4oz
Spear Tip2″ or Less in Length3.5g0.1oz

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