Freezing Fresh Green Beans
If you've been spoiled like me eating fresh
green beans and dread the end of the season and going back to factory frozen or
canned green beans
How to freeze fresh green beans
is accomplished in a few very simple steps.
the freshest green beans you can find.
2) Rinse your green beans
in cool water. Drain.
3) Cut the ends of the beans off. Cut the
beans to whatever length you prefer.
4) Put the green beans into
rapidly boiling water, cover the pot and boil them for 3 minutes. (You can re-use
this water three to five times - but make sure it's brought back to a rolling
5) Use a large slotted spoon to remove the green beans
from the boiling water and immediately plunge them into a bowl of ice water to
stop the cooking. Keep them in the ice water for 3 minutes. Drain them well.
6) If you have a FoodSaver a great time to use it is right now. If
you don't, put the green beans into ziplock freezer bags. Make sure you get as
much air out of the ziplock bag as possible to help prevent freezer burn.
Get ready to enjoy farm fesh green beans whenever you want!
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