Perfect Blanched Asparagus

Serves: 6

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This simple preparation lets the mild, grassy flavor and bright color of asparagus shine.

Ingredients

Preparation

Cut off the tough ends of asparagus. Blanch in salted boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes or until bright in color, crisp and yet tender. Shock by plunging into ice water, drain and arrange on 6 small plates or on a platter.

Mix olive oil, lemon zest and lemon juice, drizzle mixture over asparagus spears, add salt and pepper and serve.

Recipe by Vida Collery, former PCC Cooks instructor

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This is a simple, and fabulous recipe and presentation.

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