Frozen Asparagus



  1. Select young tender spears.
  2. Wash thoroughly and sort into sizes.
  3. Trim stalks by removing scales with a sharp knife.
  4. Cut into even lengths to fit containers.

Water blanching: Water blanch small spears 2 minutes, medium spears 3 minutes and large spears 4 minutes. Cool promptly, drain and package, leaving no headspace. Seal and freeze.

Source: So Easy to Preserve, 5th ed. 2006