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Freezing vegetables

Can I freeze chopped onions and/or chopped leeks?

asked by Brette Warshaw about 5 years ago
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inpatskitchen

Pat is a trusted home cook.

added about 5 years ago

I don't see why not...I've actually seen frozen chopped onions at the grocery and one year when we had an overabundance of leek in the garden, I froze the white and light green part to use in soups and stews. I also think freezing does take away some of the "bite" though.

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Kristy Mucci

Kristy is an expert at making things pretty and a former Associate Editor of Food52.

added about 5 years ago

Hey bstar! Definitely freeze them and make stock with them!

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added about 5 years ago

Generally I blanch them for 30 seconds, dunk them in an ice bath, drain and then freeze.