How To Freeze Mashed Pumpkin
Freezing is the most common way of preserving pumpkins, particularly when mashed. Pumpkins can be mashed and frozen for later use in various recipes which helps in easing cooking time and also to minimizes wastage of the nutritious veggie. Scroll down to know about the various ways to preserve the mashed form them via freezing.
- Mashed Pumpkin
- Measuring cups
- Ziploc freezer bags
- Permanent marker
- Using measuring cups measure and fill the mashed pumpkin in ziploc freezer bags.
- Leave a half inch headspace before sealing the bags.
- Ensure that there is no air left inside the freezer bag.
- Label the bag with the date of storage and quantity of contents in the freezer bag.
- Store them in freezer.
Mashed and frozen pumpkin may be used in baby foods, soups and breads. According to a research in Georgia, mashed pumpkin, which has been stored in the freezer for eight to 12 months at 0 degrees Fahrenheit or below remains unaltered in its taste and flavor. So freeze them and enjoy!
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