How to Blanch Asparagus Before Storing in Freezer

Keep that fresh crispy taste asparagus by blanching them first before storing in freezer.

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How to Blanch Asparagus Before Storing in Freezer Recipe
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Cut and wash with cool water.

Cut and wash with cool water.

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Dump them in hot boiling water. Be careful!

Dump them in hot boiling water. Be careful!

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Let it boil for 1-2 minutes. Do not let them sit in there too long!

Let it boil for 1-2 minutes. Do not let them sit in there too long!

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After the 1-2 minute is up, remove from hot water by either poor them out in container or spoon them out. Place in a container with ice cold water. Let sit and cool.

After the 1-2 minute is up, remove from hot water by either poor them out in container or spoon them out. Place in a container with ice cold water. Let sit and cool.

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Dry them. Put in freezer bags.

Dry them. Put in freezer bags.

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Put in freezer and safe for future use. They will taste like  fresh asparagus!

Put in freezer and safe for future use. They will taste like fresh asparagus!

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A month later, I took them out of freezer and made sautéed asparagus with garlic and olive oil. They tasted just like fresh asparagus.

A month later, I took them out of freezer and made sautéed asparagus with garlic and olive oil. They tasted just like fresh asparagus.

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