Freezing vegetables

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General Freezing Tips

Preparing Vegetables for the Freezer

Not recommended for freezing!

How to Blanch

To blanch vegetables, steam or submerge them in boiling water. Microwave ovens can be used to blanch vegetables with a small amount of water, but check the operator’s manual for individual instructions. While the nutrient value of vegetables steamed or micro-blanched is higher than after submerging them in boiling water, submerging ensures more thorough blanching



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