Trim asparagus and tie it in 4 equal bundles. Immerse the bundles in boiling salted water and cook until tender but still firm, 6-8 minutes. Drain them, set on a serving dish and discard the strings. Sprinkle with chopped eggs, cover with aluminum foil and keep warm.
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