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How to freeze herbs quickly and easily: a simple hack

Kateryna YagovychFood
How to freeze greens for the winter. Source: Pixabay

Fresh herbs are the ingredient that always adds freshness, aroma and pleasant taste to any dish. Therefore, it is actively harvested for the winter. Most often, it is simply finely chopped and frozen. But after a while, all the greens turn into one solid lump.

Therefore, you should choose another method. The Lifehack publication has told us how to easily freeze greens.

How to freeze herbs quickly and easily: a simple hack

How to freeze greens:

1. Rinse them well.

2. Grind them.

3. Put them in an ice cube tray.

4. Drizzle with olive oil.

5. Put in the freezer.

6. Then just add these cubes to your dishes.

How to freeze herbs quickly and easily: a simple hack

Such greens make a delicious soup. The idea of cooking soup with meatballs was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Anastasia (anny.cooking).

Ingredients for 4 liters of soup:

How to freeze herbs quickly and easily: a simple hack
  • water - 3-3.5 liters
  • medium potatoes - 5-6 pcs
  • onions - 2 medium
  • carrots - 1-2 pieces
  • garlic - 4 cloves
  • minced chicken - 400 g
  • eggs - 1 pc
  • salt, pepper, allspice and black peppercorns, ground pepper, vegetable oil, dill sprig, 2 bay leaves
How to freeze herbs quickly and easily: a simple hack

Method of preparation:

1. Chop potatoes.

2. Chop 1 onion.

3. Cut garlic (3 pcs) crosswise.

4. Grate carrots on a fine grater.

5. For meatballs, grate the other half of the carrot and a garlic clove on a fine grater.

How to freeze herbs quickly and easily: a simple hack

6. Mix minced meat, egg, carrot, finely grated onion and grated garlic clove in a bowl.

7. Salt and pepper to taste. Add a little oregano.

8. Form the meatballs and place them on the plates.

9. Fry the carrots and onions in vegetable oil.

10. Add the potatoes to the boiling water and salt.

11. When the potatoes boil, add the meatballs, garlic, allspice and black peas, 1 large sprig of dill, and bay leaves.

12. Cook together for another 15 minutes. Turn off the heat and let the soup stand for 30 minutes to 1 hour. This will make it even tastier.

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