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How to store asparagus plus tips for steaming asparagus (spring recipes)

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Intro: You'll want to learn how to store asparagus, because it's about ready to come into season. Fresh asparagus is the basis for many spring recipes, including roasted asparagus and steamed asparagus, and it counts as one of the most popular spring vegetables to cook with. Read on to learn how to store asparagus and get some tips for how to steam asparagus as well.

More Asparagus Recipes

Spring soups recipe: How to make cream of asparagus soup

Asparagus casserole recipes: Chicken, ham, turkey, shrimp & egg (spring recipes)

Asparagus quiche recipe with cheese (yummy breakfast recipes for spring)

How to Store Asparagus

The best way to store asparagus is to put your fresh asparagus (uncooked) into the fridge. Keep the spring vegetable damp and cool so that your asparagus recipes taste great when you're ready to make them.

Put the asparagus spears into a container. Keep the stems on and immersed in the water. Add water, making sure that it covers the fresh asparagus.

Another easy way for storing asparagus is to wet some paper towels and wrap the ends of the asparagus in them. Seal the spring veggie in a Ziploc bag.

Asparagus will keep in the fridge for up to four days if you store it like this. It'll keep it fresh for when you're ready to steam or cook it.

Watch the video at the top of the screen to learn how to steam asparagus in water. For a steamed asparagus recipe that's steamed in white wine, click on this link.



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