Have you ever wished that your favorite salad would stay fresh longer? When it comes to salads, the best way to extend their shelf life is by freezing them. Freezing a salad will help keep it for a month or more. That means no more wastage. It’s easy to make up a batch of frozen salads on Sunday night so they’re ready for lunch throughout the week.
Here are some tips on how to freeze salad:
It’s good to know how to freeze salads in order to extend shelf life and keep your favorite flavors fresh for when you really want them. There are a few ways to go about freezing salads:
1) Pour dressing on top of greens and wrap in plastic before placing in freezer tray or bag.
2) Create a slaw-type salad by shredding cabbage, carrots, onions and celery then tossing with vinegar before freezing in an airtight container or ziplock bag.
3) Chop up your favorite vegetables for quick dinners like stir fry by adding frozen ingredients right into the pan with brown rice.
4) Try freezing individual portions of protein like chopped chicken breast, cubed steak or shrimp to save time cooking them later.