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Pickled Asparagus II

JOHNNYDEEZ

"Ok not quite dill pickles, but still good. These pickled asparagus spears are not spicy and have a flavor all their own. I use them in Bloody Marys at my restaurant."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 37 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings (1 quart)

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  1. Trim the bottoms off of the asparagus, and pack loosely into a 1 quart jar.
  2. Combine the water, white wine vinegar, brown sugar, garlic, jalapeno, thyme sprigs, bay leaves, salt and whole peppercorns in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, and boil hard for 1 minute.
  3. Pour the hot liquid over the asparagus in the jar, filling to cover the tips of the asparagus. Cover, and cool to room temperature. Store in the refrigerator for 24 hours to blend flavors before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 37 calories; 0.2 g fat; 8.5 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 565 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a good recipe, spicy, but not too hot. It took 2# asparagus to make 1 qt.Didn't have white wine vinegar, so used red wine vinegar. Would advise to use a tall jar so you don't have to tri...

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I boiled the asparagus for a minute before putting it in the jar. I wanted the asparagus to be somewhat soft. I thought it tasted a bit too much like Old Bay. I would definitely cut back on that...

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This is a good recipe, spicy, but not too hot. It took 2# asparagus to make 1 qt.Didn't have white wine vinegar, so used red wine vinegar. Would advise to use a tall jar so you don't have to tri...

Very good -different from the usual pickled vegetables I've made. Use the smallest diameter spears you can so they will be tender. Better to let sit a week or more for flavors to develop.

I boiled the asparagus for a minute before putting it in the jar. I wanted the asparagus to be somewhat soft. I thought it tasted a bit too much like Old Bay. I would definitely cut back on that...

Asparagus is my hubby's favorite vegie so I gave this a shot. I'm happy to say that he headed right for the fridge every night after work to munch. Thanks so much!

I had some pretty thick asaragus so I blanched it for two and a half minutes then plunged in an ice bath. And my asparagus wouldn't fit in the jar, so I just put it in a ziploc. These were good,...

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I'm a vinegar nut, so when I didn't have white wine vinegar, I used distilled white vinegar and I thought it was the perfect amount of bitter for me. I did not find it necessary to blanch the ...

Asparagus is a fav of my husband's, the skinnier the better. And we've had skinny lately. He loved them. I would definitely make them again. The qt. jar is empty now. I'm meeting my sister ...