How to Blanch Asparagus Before Storing in Freezer

by J. Angel

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


Step 1

Cut and wash with cool water.

Step 2

Dump them in hot boiling water. Be careful!

Step 3

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

Step 4

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.

Step 5

Dry them. Put in freezer bags.

Step 6

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

Step 7

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