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    Freezing bell peppers

    Fri Sep 19, 2008 6:34 pm Groupie
    I found a bargain on red,green, and yellow bell peppers, and I'd like to freeze them, possibly with chopped onions, usually for stir fries, and other things cooked.
    Fri Sep 19, 2008 7:12 pm Groupie
    No problem! Here's my general process:

    Wash them and cut out stems and cut peppers in half. Then remove the seeds and membrane. Cut peppers into strips, dice or slice, depending on how you plan to use them. Then freeze the peppers in a single layer on a cookie sheet with sides, about an hour or longer until frozen. (Flash Freeze) Transfer to a ziploc bag when frozen, excluding as much air as possible from the bag. Pour out the amount of frozen peppers needed, reseal the bag and return to the freezer.

    You can easily add onions to this mix or bag separately icon_smile.gif
    Fri Sep 19, 2008 7:18 pm Groupie
    Thanks Tish! I have been doing just what you said to do. I was just wondering if I was doing it right. So many things need to be blanched, so I was just making sure. Thanks again neighbor! lol I forgot to ask about green beans too. When I see them cheap (not often lol) I would like to freeze them as well.
    Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:06 pm Groupie
    Green beans you are going to want to blance for about 3 minutes - cool, drain and package. HTH icon_smile.gif
    Fri Sep 19, 2008 10:32 pm Groupie
    Thanks again Tish!
    Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:41 pm Groupie
    That's what we're here for! icon_smile.gif
    Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:52 am Groupie
    Actually, I don't even bother with flash freezing. I just dump the slices in a big freezer bag. I think the odd shape prevents them from freezing together. Diced prolly wouldn't work like that, though. icon_smile.gif
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