Summer is the season of abundance of various fruit and vegetables that cannot be found everywhere in winter. That's why we are used to making different winter foods or simply freezing fruit or vegetables in the freezer.
In this advice, we'll talk about which vegetables can be frozen, how to freeze them and how long they can last in the freezer.
Which vegetables can be frozen
- radishes, turnips;
- almost all types of cabbage;
- onion, garlic;
- potatoes, pumpkin;
- green peas, green beans;
- carrots, beets;
- celery, sorrel;
- zucchini, peppers;
- tomatoes, eggplants;
- rhubarb, horseradish, etc.;
In order to benefit from the beneficial properties and taste of vegetables, it is good to observe some of the following rules when freezing them:
1. When you buy vegetables, there should be no signs of rotting on them and they should not be injured;
2. In order for them to last longer, it is recommended to blanch some of the vegetables beforehand to remove germs, if any and to stop the rotting process, if any. It is also important to know that as soon as they are blanched, they must be shocked in ice water to stop the cooking process;
3. It is mandatory to use only those cutting knives that are sterile;
4. When you put the vegetables in bags or boxes, you must stick a label with the date of freezing.
And with the frozen vegetables, you can prepare delicacies such as: