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Even More Surprising Foods You Can Freeze

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Save time, and avoid food waste, with even more surprising foods you can freeze!

Pesto

Learn how to freeze pesto

Pesto is great with pasta or to spread on sandwiches. We usually only use a small amount, and whether its store bought or fresh, it doesn’t last long in the fridge. For a longer shelf life and to always have it on hand, go ahead and freeze it!

Spoon pesto into an ice cube tray, drizzle with olive oil and freeze. Once frozen, pop out of ice cube tray and place in freezer bag.

To thaw, place in a frying pan, or microwave. Freeze for up to 6 months.

Cooked Pasta

Learn how to freeze cooked pasta

Go ahead and cook the whole box of pasta. But don’t throw out the leftovers! It can be frozen in individual portions for a quick meal later.

  1. To prevent it being mushy when you reheat, cook the pasta until al dente.  Drizzle with some olive oil. 
  2. Place in a freezer bag and remove as much air as possible.
  3. Freeze in individual portions and freeze for up to 2 weeks.
  4. To thaw, place in microwave or add to a hot sauce or soup.

Seedless Grapes

Learn how to freeze grapes

Frozen grapes make a healthy and refreshing sweet treat. And by freezing them you can stock up when they're on sale!

Wash and dry, spread on a baking sheet, and freeze for a few hours. Enjoy them right away or store in a freezer bag or container for up to three or four months.

Pancakes

Learn how to freeze pancakes

Kids always love a pancake breakfast! Don’t discard the leftover mix. Cook the whole batch and have a quick breakfast always on hand.

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and place pancakes on baking sheet so they aren’t touching each other. Freeze for about 6 hours.
  2. Once frozen, place in a freezer bag and store for up to three months.
  3. Reheat in the oven, toaster, microwave or toaster oven.

 

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