Written by:Eli Ben-Yehuda, June 5, 2014

Asparagus not only tastes delicious, but it also contains tons of vitamins and antioxidants that are good for us. It is also a well-known anti-inflammatory and has been seen to have a beneficial effect on reducing the risk of heart disease. Add dietary fibers and B vitamins and you have a super vegetable proven to help reduce hypertension.

Asparagus has been eaten and loved for thousands of years. The Romans, like modern Italians today, went wild for it and ate it as a delicacy with olive oil, until Julius Caesar was served a dish of asparagus with butter, which is how it’s often served today.


  • 4 ounces whole-wheat pasta
  • ½ bunch asparagus, trimmed and chopped into inch long pieces
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons whole-grain mustard
  • 2 teaspoons flour
  • Small pinch salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon fresh tarragon
  • 1/3 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated


Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook pasta for 6 minutes. Add asparagus and continue to cook, stirring occasionally until the pasta and asparagus are ‘al dente’. Drain and return to the pan. Whisk the milk, flour, mustard, salt and pepper in a bowl. Heat oil in a small pan and add garlic. Cook until golden. Add the milk mixture and whisk, bringing to a simmer. Keep stirring, cooking until sauce is thickened. Add fresh tarragon, lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir sauce into cooked pasta, add freshly grated Parmesan and serve.


About RESPeRATE – Lower Blood Pressure Naturally.

RESPeRATE is the only non-drug, FDA-Cleared device for lowering blood pressure naturally. It is clinically proven, doctor recommended and has no side effects.

RESPeRATE lowers blood pressure by relaxing constricted blood vessels which cause high blood pressure. RESPeRATE does so by harnessing the therapeutic power of slow paced breathing with prolonged exhalation in a way that is virtually impossible to achieve on your own. All you have to do is breathe along with RESPeRATE’s guiding tones.

Learn More…

Get 10 Tips to Lower Blood Pressure.

Get 10 Tips to Lower Blood Pressure.

You will also receive our bi-weekly RESPeRATE Journal.
Buy RR
Buy RR
Related Articles

What You Must NOT When Weaning Off HBP Medication

What is the difference between prehypertension, hypertension, resistant hypertension, etc.


What Should My Blood Pressure Be? – RESPeRATE

This is one of the most frequent question I receive from our subscribers. Our blood pressure fluctuates depending on our ...


How Hypertension Effects Aging

Women with low blood pressure look younger than their hypertensive counterparts.


DASH Diet Chicken Parmesan

It amazes me the variety of foods you can enjoy while on the DASH diet. Some diets can become so ...


14 Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure

Generally the first line of defense for hypertension is drug therapy. But before starting drug therapy, try lifestyle changes and ...


Delicious Greek Moussaka

Moussaka is an eggplant- or potato-based dish, often including ground meat, in the Levant, Middle East, and Balkans, with many ...