Step by step instructions

How to Freeze Broccoli

Can I Freeze Fresh Broccoli Without Blanching?

Ideally, it is best to blanch your broccoli before you freeze it, but if you’re planning to use the frozen broccoli within a couple of weeks, you can skip the blanching step and go ahead with freezing it directly.

Why you will love freezing broccoli at home.

- The prep time takes just a few minutes, if at all. - It helps reduce food waste. - You’ll end up saving money. - You’ll always have a supply of broccoli to use for your recipes.

How to choose the right broccoli for freezing?

Choose broccoli heads that have a uniform color, look fresh and are firm to touch. Skip the ones that have shriveled stems and look limp. Avoid picking broccoli heads that lool yellowish or brown.

How long can I freeze the broccoli?

Frozen broccoli can stay good for up to a year. Make sure you label the container or the bag you’re putting it in, and you’re all set.

...the right way. Using of these 2  methods.

Freeze Unblanched Broccoli

Add your broccoli into a labeled gallon freezer bag. Be sure to remove as much air as possible and then freeze.

Method #1


Freeze Blanched Broccoli

Cover a baking sheet (with a lip) with parchment paper. This will keep your broccoli from sticking and make it easy to transfer once frozen.

It's that easy

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