Blanching & Freezing Carrots (I would flash freeze them on a cookie sheet before bagging)
A step by step tutorial on how to properly freeze carrots. No more throwing out produce!Contains Affiliate Links.
Freezing carrots is an easy way to preserve your harvest without sacrificing time or flavor. Try freezing them for a quick option to add to any meal. Always have carrots for the favorite soup or stew.
After harvesting 300 carrots, I had some preserving to do. Since we love carrot cake, I shredded and froze most of the carrots. Here is how to freeze shredded carrots.
Blanching and freezing excess carrots.
Freezing Fresh Carrots without Blanching. See comments regarding using washing machine to scrub them clean (saw elsewhere to put them in a pillowcase tied shut, in washer)
freeze carrots (freezing food tips)
Freezing fresh carrots couldn't be easier. Here's how to do it in six steps!
A Great Way to Freeze Carrots - Northern Homestead
The hardest part for me is taking the time to blanch vegetables. I don't mind doing the cutting, chopping or packing, but I have a hard time justifying the blanching time. It just seems like an extra step.
Blanch carrots before freezing to preserve texture, color and taste.