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Can I Freeze Cucumbers?

Can you freeze cucumbers?

By Russell S

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August 22, 20110 found this helpful
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I just thought I'd share that I made some tabouli and the recipe made a huge amount. I couldn't eat all of it so I thought I wonder how it would be if I froze it. I put it in individual serving containers and tried it, thinking it would probably turn to mush. But I was very surprised! It froze beautifully. It was not mushy at all, in fact when defrosted the cucumbers were still nice and crunchy. :)

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July 24, 20110 found this helpful

Freezing cucumbers will result in a mushy, very watery product. The best way to preserve cucumbers is to make pickles.

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August 4, 20161 found this helpful

Can I go through the process of pickle/brine preserving, and not add the sugar and still get a crisp cuke wedge? Onion is OK, just gotta avoid the sugar and spices. And will I get the cucumber taste???

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August 29, 20170 found this helpful

I frozen cucumbers in brine. They came out crispy and fresh tasting.

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July 25, 20111 found this helpful

I make freezer pickles! There are lots of good recipes on the internet, just pick the one that suits you. Most state that the pickles are good for 3 months, but I've opened packages from last summer, and they were still crisp and good.

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August 26, 20170 found this helpful

Peel, shred in food processor, freeze. We make cucumber bread, homemade dog biscuits or add to sauce as a thickener. Same thing with zucchini.

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September 7, 20170 found this helpful

I peel and slice them then freeze them in water in cupcake pans. Later I add them to water for a great and refreshing infusion.

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