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How to Freeze Broccoli Properly

Broccoli is a vegetable that a lot of kids growing up did not enjoy. It is a wonderful veggie to have at home. It has a lot of benefits to your nutritional health. It gets cooked fast and you can make use of it in so many ways cause it’s a versatile veggie. If you mistakenly bought more than you wanted to use or you want to keep more than enough broccoli for meals in the future, then freezing this is a great idea. You might want to freeze up to create space in your drawer right. Trust me, I fully understand. You can follow these very simple steps to have crisp-tender broccoli whenever you desire it. 

For streaming, you need to use a very large pot that has steamers with baskets inside. You can put or use in some few water inches let that just stay at the pot bottom. You can then bring these to simmer over a little bit of high heat. You can trim your broccoli make it tender and green. After about five minutes, you can shock the broccoli by putting everything inside a big bowl of iced water. After this, pat everything dry till it cools off completely. 

Proper Freezing and Storage 

After your broccoli is dried and cooked. It could get packaged for freezing. You should lay your broccoli using single layers of parchment paper and lined sheet plates and trays. You should then place everything inside your freezer till you have broccoli that’s completely frozen.  This would keep it free of freezer burn and fresh-tasting for about six to eight months. 

How one can cook and Thaw Frozen Broccoli 

Whenever you want to make use of your frozen broccoli, there are very simple ways you can do this. If you want to thaw, you could transfer your entire container to your refrigerator over the night. You can then make use of your favorite recipes. You could put all these frozen florets right into a proper pot of boiling salted water for about two minutes. These heats and thaws your broccoli and they could get added directly into a skillet using butter. These could quickly be used till they get as warm as you desire. 

What the writer has to say about Frozen Broccoli 

I don’t have much to say. I don’t think I’ve ever really eaten broccoli. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying I don’t like vegetables, of course, I love them. I might have vegetable soup later today though. But you see broccoli. The world, POP culture, and other things have made people or lame men unlike broccoli so much. I mean it is just a very simple nutritious veggie. That is simply it. But oh well, frozen broccoli as I stated earlier can stay fresh with you for up to eight months. Wow. I wish this is possible for every meal. I would just cook for a year and freeze everything. If only that was possible.