Spring preserves: spicy pickled asparagus

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Spicy pickled asparagus, the recipe to prepare a simple and tasty preserve for the winter

Spicy pickled asparagus, prescription quick and easy to prepare them at home. This preserve vernal allows you to taste these precious vegetables as a side dish or appetizer even in winter, perhaps accompanied by homemade croutons and sauces.

For best results it is recommended to use afresh shoots, very firm, of a nice bright green and with intact tips. Then, by carefully following our instructions on sanitizing and pasteurizing jars, you can prepare this recipe in complete safety.

A quick cooking in water and vinegar will make the asparagus very tasty and the addition of freshly ground pepper and chilli will give it a strong character that you will surely appreciate.


Ingredients for 5 jars

  • 1 Kg of already cleaned asparagus
  • 5 jars of 500 ml
  • 5 L of water
  • 1 L of white wine vinegar
  • 5 chillies
  • black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Preparation Time:
    60 minutes
  • Cooking time:
    20 minutes
  • Rest time:
    cooling time
  • Dose:
    for 5 jars
  • difficulty:

How to prepare spicy pickled asparagus: procedure


  • To put in a large pot the water, the vinegar, the chopped peppers, the salt and the ground pepper if possible on the spot and bring to a boil,
  • meantime cut the asparagus into pieces about three centimeters long,
  • when the water and vinegar will come to a boil, dip the asparagus into it and cook them for five minutes,
  • cooking when finished, remove them from the pan with a pizza and place them in the already sanitized jars,
  • Than we cover with the cooking liquid,
  • to close the jars and put them in a pot full of water and pasteurize for twenty minutes.

How to store spicy pickled asparagus:

Spicy pickled asparagus can be stored in the pantry away from sunlight and must be consumed within five / six months.

You may also be interested:

  • other recipes with asparagus
  • other DIY canning recipes


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