Freezing Peppers

We planted a massive amount of pepper plants this year so we have quite the bumper crop.  I didn’t want the peppers to go to waste as the season winds down.  I did a bit of research this past month on the internet and found that you can just freeze them.  You can either freeze straight out of the garden or blanch them.  I choose the easy way.  🙂

I picked a bunch, washed them, and patted them dry.  I chopped them up into the size I wanted and put on a cookie sheet.

I just love all the colours!  I pop them in the freezer for at least 24 hours.

I then vacuum seal in the portion sizes I need.  This vacuum sealer has paid for itself many times over and it is relatively easy to use.  Needless to say our freezer is getting full!

10 thoughts on “Freezing Peppers

  1. beautiful pictures! I have just made vegan stuffed cabbage rolls using some of your peppers. Good texture to the peppers, great taste. By the way, I tried something different with the cabbage rolls: a touch of molasses and ginger. Your Dad thinks they are the best yet. Always experimenting 🙂

  2. When it comes to chilli peppers I put them either in a plastic bag or tupperware box and straight into the freezer without any processing. I then use them straight from frozen. I rekon they’re good for around 6-12 months.

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