Freezing beans-A series of picture instructions on how to freeze your excess beans.

 

Beans are topped and tailed and cut into desired size

Beans are topped and tailed and cut into desired size

 

Beans are dropped into boiling water and blanched for two to three minutes to kill and bacteria

Beans are dropped into boiling water and blanched for two to three minutes to kill any bacteria

 

Remove beans from boiling water and place in icy cold water to stop cooking process and preserve colour

Remove beans from boiling water and place in icy cold water to stop cooking process and preserve colour

 

Place beans on a clean cloth and dry

Place beans on a clean cloth and dry

 

Place beans on trays in a single layer, cover and place into a freezer overnight

Place beans on trays in a single layer, cover and place into a freezer overnight

 

Frozen beans are then removed from the tray.

Frozen beans are then removed from the tray.

 

Loose beans can then be stored in a ziplock bag fro future use.

Loose beans can then be stored in a ziplock bag fro future use.

Do you have a glut of Beans at your place too? Share your harvest with the community on either Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+ or Twitter!

 

Happy Gardening,

Kathy.

Posted on January 19, 2015 in SUMMER, USING YOUR PRODUCE

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  1. Allotment adventures with Jean
    March 30, 2015 at 7:58 pm · Reply

    Kathy, this is a very timely tip for me as I have a glut of snake beans. Your instructions are really clear, I can’t go wrong.

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  3. Deborah
    July 4, 2016 at 4:01 am · Reply

    thanks for the info , I’m looking forward to my first time of planting , harvesting and storing string beans

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