Asparagus is a versatile vegetable you can enjoy year-round after you've learned how to pressure can. The USDA's canning guide provides a step-by-step resource to everything you need to know about canning asparagus and other veggies.
Get the most out of your asparagus crop this year and get canning! These easy to follow steps taken from the USDA canning guide will set you up with asparagus spears for months to come.
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Hot pack - Cover asparagus with boiling water. Boil 2 or 3 minutes. Loosely fill hot jars with hot asparagus, leaving 1-inch headspace.Raw pack - Fill hot jars with raw asparagus, packing as tightly as possible without crushing, leaving 1-inch headspace.
Chart by the United States Department of Agriculture