How To Blanch Broccoli For Freezing Recipe

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How to blanch broccoli for freezing, stir-fries, casseroles, sides, and fried rice. Broccoli with butter makes a low-carb snack or freezer food. Blanched broccoli keeps crisper longer. Lunch box-friendly, gluten-free, vegetarian, crunchy low-carb snack!  


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How To Blanch Broccoli For Freezing Recipe

– 1 lb Broccoli (400 g) Whole head with stalk – For Boiling – 4 Quarts Water 1 quart = 4 cups, 4 quarts = 16 cup – 2 Tablespoon Salt – For Quick Cooling – 8 cups Water – 2 cups Ice Cube

Get the ice water bath ready. Put ice cubes and 8 to 10 cups of water in a big bowl.  

Step 1

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Cut Broccoli Cut broccoli into medium florets with a little knife. Slice the stalk thinly into discs.  

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Boil Broccoli In a large saucepan, add 1 quart (4 liters/16 cups) water. Add 2 teaspoons salt and boil. Put broccoli florets and stalk in boiling water. Set a 3-minute timer.  

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Quick Cooling After 3 minutes of boiling, colander the water immediately.

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Put broccoli in the ice bath. Drain water after 5 minutes. Use a clean kitchen cloth or paper towel to dry the broccoli.  

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Arrange broccoli florets and stalks on a baking tray without touching. A couple hours of freezing. The broccoli is ready to pack and freeze. 

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Serving: 100g | Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 0.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 358mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 706IU | Vitamin C: 101mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 1mg

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