Advice 1: How to freeze green beans

Frozen podsAya beans can be a great source of vitamins at a time when to get them fresh in the pods is not possible. If you take care of the billet in advance, you can save considerably on the purchase of prepared vegetables in the supermarket, moreover, to carry out freezing simply.
How to freeze green beans
You will need
    • Packing plastic bags;
    • green beans.
In order to freeze beans, you should care about the source material. Green beans are delicious in the case, if it were collected at maturity stage. At this time, the pod can be easily pierced with your fingernail, the seeds of beans are juicy and do not have a hard shell. If the collection time is omitted, to make beans more tender, not even freezing.
The finished pods, trim stems, on which they fastened to a Bush, and then repeatedly wash them under running water. It must be done very carefully, as if Mature beans when the growth gets at least one rain, the presence of land on the pods are inevitable.
Put well washed pods in a colander or place on gauze or other cloth spread out on the table to beans glass the excess water. If this is not done, then freeze the pods will stick to each other and become similar to a piece of ice.
Cut the pods into pieces the length that you want to see in the finished dish. Most often, a vegetable stew enough pieces whose length does not exceed 2-3 cm in addition, in such amounts as the vegetables take up much less space in the freezer than if you put them in whole.
Put the beans in a plastic bag and rid it from the excess air. Then will only have to load the package in the freezer. Instead of packages, you can use plastic containers with lids. The shorter the path between the collection of beans and its processing, the greater the number of vitamins it retains.
Vegetables from the freezer prepared, re-freezing they are not, because you lose all the vitamins.
Useful advice
Frozen green beans is prepared in the form in which goes from the freezer. In the preliminary defrosting this product is not needed, otherwise it will loose it's shape and taste.

Advice 2 : How to freeze asparagus for winter

Green beans - low calorie product, but it is very useful. To enjoy it all year round, you can freeze the asparagus in several ways.
How to freeze asparagus for winter
Green beans (asparagus) is a useful, yet low-calorie product. It contains fiber, minerals and vitamins necessary for the human body. Asparagus added to salads, cooked her soups and main dishes. As a rule, asparagus contains more vitamins, if it grew on your land or was bought from the farmers. What is sold in supermarkets is of little value to the body, so in the season of string beans, make preparations for the winter.

How to freeze asparagus

To all year round to have on hand as a healthy and tasty product, it is possible to freeze it. This can be done in two ways:

-to freeze in the natural (cheese)
-freeze boiled asparagus

In both cases, you need to properly handle the pods, so they do not stick to each other and had the desired length.

Freezing of raw yardlong bean

To start the procedure with the processing of the pods. Each stem should be cut from the stalk and the tip. Make it so that, after defrosting the asparagus did not spoil the finished dish, because by themselves they are very tough.
After that, the pods are washed in plenty of water and let them dry. You can put the asparagus in a colander, but it is best to put it on a towel or special kitchen towels. After the beans are completely dry, then cut into portions. Usually in salads and main dishes are enough slices 1.5–2 cm. It should be noted that long the pods take up more space in the fridge.
Then spread the asparagus in a pre-prepared plastic bags, of which clean the air. You can also store it in plastic containers.

Freeze cooked green beans

The green beans are cut according to taste, boiled in salted water for 5 minutes. Then recline in a colander and allow it to cool completely and to dry. To avoid gluing the stems, dry the asparagus is best on the towel. After the beans dry and cool, you need to prepare the container for freezing. It can be special bags or containers. Next, you should shift the prepared asparagus in the container and put into the freezer.

Each method of freezing have been good, and every owner understands how best to choose. However, it should be noted that green beans are the most sticks at the peak of its maturation. If the stems become overripe, they will have little vitamins and minerals. In addition, the asparagus will be very hard.
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