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How to Blanch Asparagus: Step-by-Step Blanching Guide

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 3 min read

Blanching asparagus is a great way to preserve its bright green color and tender yet crisp texture. Once it's blanched, you can flash-freeze pieces of asparagus for later or use it right away in salads or crudités.