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How To Freeze Baked Macaroni

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Directions To Freeze Baked MacaroniWhile mac and cheese comes in unlimited options, the baked ones are the tastiest. Baked macaroni does freeze well and can be stored for about 2 to 3 days in the freezer. The recipes recommend freezing before cooking , but leftovers do freeze well if wrapped tightly during storage. Here are a few handy tips that you can make use of if you want to try freezing your oven baked macaroni …


 


What You Need


 


  • Baked mac and cheese ( the commonest form of baked macaroni)

  • Ziploc freezer bags

  • Sticky notes


 


Directions To Freeze Baked Macaroni


 


  1. Put the cheese atop the dish.

  2. Now, place the macaroni in the Ziploc.

  3. Squeeze out the excess air and tightly zip it up.

  4. Paste the sticky note indicating the ingredients and the date.

  5. How To Freeze Oven Baked MacaroniPlace in the coldest point in the freezer and leave it there until you need it.


 


Tips


  • Always choose to freeze in individual serving portions, as this can lower the rate of wastage.

  • If you have extra sauce, freeze it separately.

  • Always use the frozen baked mac and cheese within a maximum of three days.

  • Before using the dish, make sure that you allow it to thaw overnight in the refrigerator

  • You can just heat the thawed macaroni and top up with cheese.

  • Do not refreeze the macaroni once thawed.


 


Even though you can freeze baked macaroni, you should use it within 3 days, failing which there are chances of the dish getting spoiled. Fresh food is always healthier; so try to relish macaroni in its freshest form for added health and flavors.


 


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Anonymous's picture
Storing Mac n Cheese is a rarity coz it is eaten as soon as it is baked:)
foodfacts's picture
You are right! But what if you have leftovers? Then you can definitely freeze it!