A to Z of Food Storage

Beans (green)

Best Storage:


Store whole unwashed green beans in an airtight container in your fruit & veg crisper. Only wash them as you use them.



Chop the ends off and Blanch for 2-3 minutes. Cool in ice water. Dry and freeze in airtight container or re-useable zip lock bags - remove as much air as possible to prevent freezer burn. They generally last up to 3 months without loosing much nutrition. Add to cooking from frozen

Use it up!

Use them up in stirfries, salads, and casseroles, or as a healthy snack by themselves.