How To Freeze Mashed Rutabaga
Rutabagas are root vegetables that originated as a cross between the cabbage and the turnip. Like any other root vegetable rutabagas can also be mashed and frozen for a very long duration and used later in as a major flavor enhancer in a variety of preaprations. This reduces the wastage as well as cost of consumption of these delicious vegetables, as they can be effectively preserved by this method when in season. Trail down to see the steps to be followed while freezing mashed rutabagas.
- Mashed rutabagas
- Measuring cups
- Ziploc freezer bags
- Permanent marker
- Mix 1-2 teaspoons of butter to the mashed rutabagas in order to avoid discoloration.
- Using measuring cups measure and fill the mashed rutabaga in ziploc freezer bags.
- Make sure that there is no air left inside the freezer bag by leaving a half inch header space before sealing.
- Stick a label and note the date of storage and quantity of contents in the freezer bag on it using a permanent marker.
- Freeze them up to 5 months.
Mashed rutabagas which have been frozen properly in the above mentioned way can be defrosted and used whenever required. Margarine can be used in the place of butter to avoid the addition of fat, however, ensure that the quantity of butter or margarine added doesn’t affect the taste of the frozen, mashed rutabagas.
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