How to Freeze Spinach
Instructions for Freezing Spinach
Learning how to freeze spinach from the garden is:
Freezing spinach is the healthiest form of long-term storage. Use these techniques to learn how to freeze spinach, capturing greater nutritional content, better flavor, and a longer shelf life.
1. Thoroughly wash spinach and trim away stems.
2. Blanch spinach for 30 seconds. Remove and place immediately in ice water for 30 seconds.
4. Place spinach in freezer bags, remove air, and seal. Label and date.
The maximum suggested time for freezing spinach (for best quality and flavor) is 6 months.
Suggestions: Use spinach steamed as a vegetable side dish, or in casseroles, soups, quiches.