Freezing Limas, Snap Beans, Green Beans, Soy Beans, or Wax Beans

“Yes, you can freeze beans. No need for them to go to waste. Recipe courtesy of The Settlement Cookbook.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Limas, Shelll: Shell and blanch and sort according to size or blanch in pods (shell after cooling). Small beans or pods, blanch for 2 minutes. Medium beans or pods blanch for 3 minutes. Large beans or pods blanch for 4 minutes.
  2. Snap, green, or wax beans: Pick over stringless beans. Wash, remove ends. Cut in 1 to 2 inch lengths or in julienne strips.Small beans or pods, blanch for 2 minutes. Medium beans or pods, blanch for 3 minutes. Large beans or pods, blanch for 4 minutes.
  3. Soybeans: Select and wash. Blanch in pods for 5 minutes and cool. Squeeze beans out of pods.
  4. Cooked foods remain at top quality for 3-6 months. After 6 months the food is still safe although quality may decline.

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