5 Easy Ways to Store and Prepare Asparagus from Brad’s

//5 Easy Ways to Store and Prepare Asparagus from Brad’s

5 Easy Ways to Store and Prepare Asparagus from Brad’s

There is no doubt that Brad’s has the tastiest asparagus around, but how can you keep it fresh and delicious once you get it home?  Here are 5 easy ways to store and prepare asparagus from Brad’s Farm market! Enjoy!

Storage

  • Fresh Storage –  Store in the refrigerator upright in a bowl with enough water to cover the bottom 1/2” of the stems.  Use within 3-4 days.
  • Freezing – Wash thoroughly and let dry.  Cut ends off and blanch (cook in boiling water for 1 minute).  Immediately place in ice water to stop cooking.  Freeze on baking sheets until frozen and then place in appropriate containers. Freeze and use within 8 months.

Preparation-

  • Stovetop – Place in a steamer basket over boiling water until the asparagus is bright green and tender; 5-7 minutes for thick asparagus and 3 to 5 minutes for thin stalks depending on your preference.
  • Microwave – Wrap washed, trimmed stalks in four layers of paper towels.  Wet and squeeze to remove excess water.  Roll and lay the bundle in the microwave.  Cook on high 3-4 minutes.  Use tongs to remove the bundle from the microwave.
  • Roast – Toss with olive oil and place on shallow pan.  Roast at 425* for 12-15 minutes.  Season as desired.
2018-06-07T15:42:08+00:00By |

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