HOW TO FREEZE GREEN PEPPER AND OTHER PEPPERS TOO

How to freeze green pepper and other peppers too

How to freeze green pepper and other peppers too

 They are full of vitamins, fiber and bright flavor, and are very versatile and cheap. Usually in season from June to October, peppers are one of the easiest plants to grow in your garden, or you can find them in abundance at the farmer's market and is a grocery store. And if you're trying to make the most of the season, saving and preserving a few greens for the winter months is a great way to add some color to your kitchen before the next green pepper season. 

When choosing green peppers, choose those with shiny, unblemished or blemished skin. They should have small stems and be firm, not soft or bent. Store it in the fridge for up to a week, if the pepper starts to soften or the skin starts to fall off, it's time to put it in the freezer. Fortunately, it only takes a few minutes of work to enjoy green peppers (and other peppers) all year long. 

Here's how to freeze green in a few simple steps.

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How to freeze whole green peppers

At least freezing greens is quick and easy when you find that your peppers are too bright. Frozen peppers can be used for stuffed peppers, or cut and sliced ​​​​one time and thawed the next day.

  • To freeze a green pepper, wash and dry it.
  •  Next, cut the top and remove the fruit and the head from the pepper using a paring knife. 
  • Replace the top, if desired, then place the pepper in a plastic bag or wrap it tightly in plastic wrap.

  •  Place the pepper in your freezer to freeze. 

How to freeze sliced ​​green pepper. 

Fresh greens can also be frozen, diced, or sliced ​​into strips, which can be useful for meal preparation.

  •  Start by washing the pepper and drying it.
  • Cut it in half and deseed, remove the white ribs.
  •  Next, cut as needed and place the pepper pieces in a single layer on a sheet of parchment line that will fit in your freezer.
  • Freeze for an hour (or until frozen) and transfer to an airtight container or plastic bag, remove any excess air and stamp the date for future convenience. 

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How long do frozen green peppers last?

 Frozen greens pepper will keep in the freezer for up to a year. They should not be defrosted or refrozen, because this can spoil their shape and make them soft. If you are discarding greens and don't have time to eat them, try to sautein them until they are completely cooked, or make a green pepper sauce and refrigerate the cooked condiment.

Frequently Asked Questions

 Should you blanch the greens before freezing?

 Unlike most green vegetables, green peppers do not need to be blanched or cooked before freezing. As you can see from the instructions above, greens peppers can easily go from the fridge to the freezer. 

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