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Learn to Purée: Gordon Ramsay's Purée Asparagus Recipe

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 3, 2021 • 4 min read

There is something to be said about the texture of smooth puréed foods—it gives us comfort and takes us back to our childhood. Dipping pita into smoky baba ganoush, eating hearty potato purée alongside beef stew, or getting cozy with a hot cup of creamy butternut squash soup. All of these dishes satisfy us with their simplicity, and all it takes is cooking your vegetables, adding a liquid, then blitzing them into a smooth purée. Puréeing vegetables is one of the quickest and healthiest cooking techniques around.