How Do You French Cut And Freeze Green Beans?
The best part of having a garden is getting to have fresh frozen green beans all year round! My mom and I just finished making about 22 Quarts of these for good home eating for the rest of the winter! Get your greens from either the store or a garden. Make sure that they are clean looking, not too many brown spots and have a good snap sound when you break one. We don’t want soft or slimy beans! Wash the Beans in cold water. After the beans are clean cut off the ends and then slice them in half down the middle following the center line of the bean. This is called a french cut. I really like eating french cut green beans rather than whole green beans because I think they are lighter and just have a better flavor when they are cooked. After the beans are all cut you need to blanch them. Bring water to boil and put in the beans for 2 minutes and then promptly remove and put into cold water. Remove the beans from the water and drain for a minute and then place into freezer containers. You c