• Store unopened frozen asparagus at 0 °F or below until ready to use.
  • Temperature changes shorten shelf life and speed deterioration.
  • Store opened thawed asparagus in a tightly covered nonmetallic container and refrigerate. Use within 2 days.

Preparation Edit

  • Add frozen asparagus to ½ cup boiling water in a saucepan. After water boils again, reduce temperature. Cover and simmer until tender.
  • Frozen asparagus should be heated only to serving temperature and served soon after heating.
  • Add flavor to frozen asparagus by seasoning with herbs and spices such as thyme, oregano, dill, or lemon juice.

Uses Edit

Serve frozen asparagus as a side dish, or use in a variety of main dishes, soups, appetizers, casseroles, and salads.

Source Edit

  • Asparagus, Frozen by the US Department of Agriculture, public domain government resource—original source of recipe
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