How to prepare green beans for freezing

Prepare Green Beans for Freezing

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Wash and snap off stems. Cut or break in half if your beans are real long

Wash and snap off stems. Cut or break in half if your beans are real long

Beans are now ready to go into boiling water

Beans are now ready to go into boiling water

Boil for three minutes

Boil for three minutes

Pour cooked beans into strainer then into bowl of ice water to stop cooking process

Pour cooked beans into strainer then into bowl of ice water to stop cooking process

Here they are in the ice water

Here they are in the ice water

When cool, remove from water and pat dry.

When cool, remove from water and pat dry.

Place in bags that have been labeled. In this case they are for my daughter.

Place in bags that have been labeled. In this case they are for my daughter.

Seal then freeze.

  • Bowl
  • Strainer
  • Kettle
  • Timer
  • Beans
  • Ice
  • Water
  • Freezer bags or food saver bags