How To Freeze Green Beans a step by step guide on how to freeze fresh green beans, store them and recipe ideas to use them in.

How To Freeze  Green Beans




3 lb fresh green beans

15 servings

1 hr 30 mins

Step 1

Get your fresh green beans (by purchasing them or sourcing them from the garden). Rinse.

Step 2

Cut off the ends on both sides. Cut into small bite sized pieces (optional) Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

Step 3

Prepare a large bowl filled with ice cold water. Set aside. Add green beans to the pot. Boil for 2 minutes. Drain.

Step 4

Rinse with cold water. Place beans in the bowl filled with ice cold water for 3 minutes. Drain.

Step 5

Pat dry with paper towels. Make sure they are dry, so they don't stick to each other once frozen.

Step 6

Place on a baking sheet, leaving some space between the beans. Freeze on the baking sheet for 1 hour.

Step 7

Take out of the freezer and place in zip lock bags. Alternatively use a Food Saver machine to seal the green beans before freezing.Freeze for up to 3 months.