How to Freeze Fresh Herbs

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These are green onions, but this method works for just about everything.

All kinds of herbs in your garden threatening to go to seed? Freeze those bitches!

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Wash them really, really well and dry them on your counter for a while. Then chop them down roughly.

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Time for the ice cub tray! Measure out a tablespoon of chopped herbs into each little hole…thingy. 

Then fill each one with water, and cover with plastic wrap.

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Let freeze, take out of the trays, and store in ziploc freezer bags. 

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I’ve used this method for a long time, and the only thing it doesn’t work well on is basil. It’s way better to freeze basil in olive oil. In fact, I don’t think there’s a reason that you couldn’t freeze any of these herbs in olive oil. I usually like to freeze herbs in water, because I might be making something that doesn’t have any oil in it. Like, say…mojitos. 

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