How to freeze strawberries

Learn how to freeze strawberries with about 5 minutes of work to preserve your berries for smoothies, muffins, bread, or any other favorite recipe.

Ingredients:  You really just need fresh berries and a zip-top freezer bag. You can use a plastic freezer bag or a reusable one.

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Place the berries into a colander. Rinse well.  You can freeze a whole container or just a few at a time if they start to go bad faster than you can use them fresh.

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Place onto a clean kitchen towel and pat dry. The dryer they are, the less ice will form on the berries.

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Remove the stem and slice into halves or thirds. Slicing them makes them more versatile in recipes, but if you plan to use them in smoothies, you can cut off the stem and freeze without slicing them.

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Place into a zip top freezer bag. Remove as much air as possible and seal. Lay flat to freeze in the freezer for at least 4 hours and up to 1 year.

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Ready to use up all these frozen strawberries?  Click to the next slides for ideas on how to utilize them! >>>>>

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