I love to stock up on Green Peppers when they are on sale and free them for use in recipes throughout the year. Check out these simple tips on How to Freeze Peppers.
I love to buy peppers at the local Farmer’s Market during the summer as it is a great way to stock up on produce at its peak freshness and the prices you get can not be beat! Plus you are supporting a local farmer so it is a win-win but I also buy them when they are on sale during the winter when I have run out of my stash in the freezer.
Buying them at the Farmer’s Market I can get a bushel of peppers for about $10 and it takes me about 30 minutes to wash, cut and package all the peppers .
How to freeze green peppers
1. Purchase peppers that are at their peak freshness.
2. Wash peppers in cool water and slice up into strips.
3. Place them on a cookie sheet in a single layer and put them in the freezer for about 10 minutes. By putting them in a single layer it will prevent them from clumping together.
4. Once partially frozen put them in a gallon Ziploc bag.
4. Your done and now you can enjoy farm fresh green peppers any time of year!
Note: If the peppers do end up clumping up in the ziploc bag you can just break them apart gently with your hands. Also, I tend to freeze them in strips but you can also freeze them by slicing the tops off, removing the seeds and pith and then freezing them whole for stuffed peppers.
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Recipes that use Green Peppers:
Hutzler Pepper Saver, GreenOXO Good Grips Utility Cutting BoardZiploc Freezer Bags, Gallon, 120 CountZYLISS 3 Piece Paring Knife Set with Sheath CoversJ.A. HENCKELS INTERNATIONAL Kitchen Elements 3-pc Paring Knife Set, Black
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