Thomas Jefferson had a large crop of asparagus and this was a recipe that was used widespread. It is said that he had this served whenever he had guests. I can see why.
How to Make Marinated Asparagus
- Heat 2 quarts water to boiling with salt added. Add in the prepared asparagus and boil for 3-5 minutes or until tender.
- Drain asparagus and place in a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking. Drain after 10 minutes.
- Drain asparagus on paper towels.
- Mix the vinegrette ingredients....all except the egg.