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Freeze-Dried Asparagus (Uncooked)

 

One bulk bag contains the equivalent of 32 ounces of fresh Asparagus.  Net weight of 2.5 ounces of freeze-dried Asparagus.

 

Each Resealable Mylar bag has an oxygen and moisture absorber to ensure the longest shelf life possible.

 

Directions:

To cook freeze-dried vegetables, follow these instructions:

 

Freeze-dried asparagus can be a delicious and convenient addition to your meals. Here are some instructions for using freeze-dried asparagus:

 

**1. Rehydrating Freeze-Dried Asparagus:**

 

Rehydrating freeze-dried asparagus is essential before using it in recipes. Here's how to do it:

 

**Ingredients:**

- Freeze-dried asparagus

- Boiling water

 

**Instructions:**

1. Place the desired amount of freeze-dried asparagus in a bowl.

 

2. Boil some water, and then let it cool slightly, so it's not boiling hot but still very hot.

 

3. Pour the hot water over the freeze-dried asparagus. Ensure that the asparagus is fully submerged in the water.

 

4. Allow the asparagus to sit in the hot water for about 5-10 minutes, or until it becomes plump and rehydrated. The exact time may vary depending on the thickness of the asparagus and how much you're rehydrating.

 

5. Drain the rehydrated asparagus well and pat it dry with a paper towel. It's now ready to use in your recipes.

 

**2. Using Rehydrated Freeze-Dried Asparagus:**

 

Once your freeze-dried asparagus is rehydrated, you can use it in various dishes:

 

**In Salads:** Add rehydrated asparagus to green salads for a crunchier texture and a unique flavor.

 

**In Stir-Fries:** Toss rehydrated asparagus into stir-fries along with other vegetables and proteins.

 

**In Omelets or Scrambled Eggs:** Sprinkle rehydrated asparagus into your morning eggs for extra flavor and nutrients.

 

**As a Side Dish:** Serve rehydrated asparagus as a simple side dish by sautéing it with garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

 

**In Pasta Dishes:** Incorporate rehydrated asparagus into pasta salads or cooked pasta dishes for added texture and flavor.

 

**As a Garnish:** Use rehydrated asparagus as a garnish for soups, risottos, or grilled meats.

 

**In Casseroles:** Add rehydrated asparagus to casseroles for a burst of flavor and nutrition.

 

Keep in mind that freeze-dried asparagus will never have the same texture as fresh asparagus, but it will still provide the flavor and nutrition of asparagus in your dishes. Enjoy experimenting with it in your favorite recipes!

Freeze-Dried Asparagus

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  •  When handling and storing freeze-dried foods, it's important to follow these instructions to maintain their quality and ensure food safety:

     

    1. Read Packaging Instructions: Carefully read and follow any specific instructions provided on the packaging of the freeze-dried food products. Handle uncooked freeze-dried foods the same as fresh raw foods.

     

    2. Properly Seal and Store: After opening the packaging, make sure to reseal it tightly to prevent air and moisture from entering. Properly sealed packaging helps maintain the quality and shelf life of freeze-dried foods. If the original packaging is not resealable, transfer the contents to airtight containers or resealable bags.

     

    3. Store in a Cool, Dry Place: Store freeze-dried foods in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight, humidity, and heat sources. Exposure to these elements can compromise the quality, texture, and taste of the food. Aim for a storage temperature between 50°F (10°C) and 70°F (21°C).

     

    4. Protect from Moisture: Moisture is the enemy of freeze-dried foods as it can lead to spoilage. Keep the packaging or containers away from areas with high humidity or sources of moisture, such as sinks or steamy environments.

     

    5. Prevent Cross-Contamination: Use clean utensils or washed hands when handling freeze-dried foods to avoid cross-contamination with other ingredients or surfaces. This helps maintain the quality and safety of the freeze-dried products.

     

    6. Check for Signs of Spoilage: Before consuming or using freeze-dried foods, inspect them for any signs of spoilage. Discard the product if you notice off-odors, unusual colors, or mold growth. If the packaging is damaged or compromised, it's best to err on the side of caution and not consume the product.

     

    7. Rotate and Use Before Expiration: Freeze-dried foods have a long shelf life, but it's advisable to consume them before the expiration date mentioned on the packaging for the best quality. Practice proper first-in, first-out (FIFO) rotation to ensure older products are used before newer ones.

     

    By following these handling and storage instructions, you can maintain the quality, flavor, and nutritional value of your freeze-dried foods for an extended period, ensuring a satisfying culinary experience.

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