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Can you freeze zucchini to make zucchini bread?
Last Updated: 9th January, 2020
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Also to know is, can you freeze zucchini for zucchini bread?
You can use the frozen zucchini in just about any recipe that calls for shredded zucchini. Simply remove it from the freezer and thaw it in a mesh strainer or colander (to remove excess moisture) before using it in the recipe!
Furthermore, how do you freeze fresh zucchini? How to Freeze Zucchini
- 1 Prepare & Cut. After your zucchini is washed, cut off both ends and discard them.
- 2 Blanch in Boiling Water. Giving zucchini a quick bath in boiling water will keep it from becoming discolored and mushy.
- 3 Cool in Ice Water.
- 4 Drain Well.
- 5 Pre-Freeze.
- 6 Package & Freeze.
Regarding this, does zucchini freeze well?
Blanch the zucchini by first filling a large pot about 2/3 full with water. Bring the water to a full boil and toss in the zucchini. Freeze the zucchini for 1-2 hours. Once they're frozen, transfer them to a freezer safe storage bag and freeze for several months.
Can you freeze zucchini without blanching?
Yes, you absolutely can! This method saves you time without having to bring a big pot of water to a boil and then doing a water bath. The secret is that instead of chopping it into pieces, you want to shread it. This allows you to freeze the zucchini without blanching!