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Old 08-01-2007, 05:55 PM   #1
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Freezing Zucchini Question

Can I grate zuchinni and freeze it this way? I have a lot of zucchini to use up, I was thinking if I grated and froze some, I could defrost it and use it in bread recipes this winter. Anyone know if this will work? Also, should I add the frozen zucchini directly to my recipes or defrost it first? I'm afraid if I defrost it, I'll end up with a mushy mess.



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Old 08-01-2007, 06:26 PM   #2
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Go for it, Toots. I've been freezing zucchini like this for years. You might have to drain it in a strainer before you use it in a recipe, though. I think it makes better zucchini bread after it's frozen.

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Old 08-02-2007, 09:33 AM   #3
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We make stuffed zucchini boats for dinner during the summer (hamburger, rice, cheese, corn, onion, g. pepper and whatever other veggie odds and ends are around) and I was playing with the idea of how to freeze them for the winter. I'm happy to hear, katie, that you freeze it [zucchini] without much consequence. I also like the idea of grating and freezing rather than baking a ton of bread while it's hot outside and freezing that!
Thanks for posting the question toots - you were a big help!
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