Freezing Fresh Herbs
Step by step instructions for freezing fresh herbs for use all winter in soups, stews any many other dishes.
- ice cube trays
- fresh herbs
- olive oil
Wash and thoroughly dry the herbs. It's very important the herbs are completely dry.
Strip the leaves from the stalks.
Rough chop the herbs so they fit in the trays, filling each well of the ice cube tray about ⅔ of the way up with herbs.
Top with good quality olive oil.
Cover the trays with plastic wrap and freeze several hours up to overnight.
Carefully remove the herb cubes from the trays and transfer them to a zip lock bag or other airtight container. Label the container with the type of herb and store 9-12 months in the freezer.