Freezing String Beans

20
Servings
30m
Prep Time
2m
Cook Time
32m
Ready In


"This is how I prepare my string beans and freeze them every fall."

Original recipe yields 20 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (113.4 g)
  • Calories 30.6
  • Total Fat - 0.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 7.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.5 g
  • Sugars - 2.1 g
  • Protein - 1.4 g
  • Calcium - 44.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Clean the beans and snip both ends off; cut into bite size pieces. (can leave whole if you prefer)

Step 2

Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil; toss in 1 pound of the prepared beans and let sit for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Remove the beans with a slotted ladle and place in a bowl or sink filled with ice water; let sit for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Remove the beans and place on a clean towel; gently pat dry and place into freezer bags. Seal the bags removing as much air as possible with a straw, or use a vacuum sealer system.

Step 5

Repeat procedure with the remainder of the fresh beans.

Step 6

Freeze until ready to use.

Tips & Variations


  • Plastic bags