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How To Freeze Mashed Potato

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PotatoFreezing mashed foods, especially potatoes,helps in easy utilization of the creamy dish whenever required and also reduces  wastage of food. This process of preserving mashed potatoes involves a series of steps which is easily done at home. Scroll down to know the easiest   methods of freezing the mashed form of potatoes.


 


 


 


Parchment Paper Method:


Things Needed:


  • Mashed Potatoes

  • Large scoop

  • Parchment papers

  • Baking sheets

  • Ziploc freezer bags

  • Permanent markers


 


Steps 


  • After the mashed potatoes are prepared, allow them to reach room temperature.

  • Line the baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • Using measuring cup/ scoops and place the mashed potatoes on the baking sheets as even portion sized scoops.

  • Place the baking sheets into the freezer and allow the contents to freeze for approximately 2 hours till the mashed potatoes reaches a solid state.

  • Transfer the frozen mashed potato servings to a ziploc freezer bag.

  • Write the date and number of servings on the ziploc bags using the permanent marker and freeze them again.

  • These frozen portions can be stored for a minimum of two months and can be used whenever required.


Mashed Potato


 


 


Ziploc Bag Method:


Things Needed:


  • Mashed Potatoes

  • Ziploc freezer bags (preferably quart size)

  • Measuring cup

  • Baggy racks

  • Permanent markers


 


Steps 


  • After the mashed potatoes are prepared, allow them to reach room temperature.

  • Use baggy racks to hold the freezer bags.

  • Fill the bags with measured quantities of mashed potatoes (preferably 2 cups).

  • Flatten then and ensure that there is no air inside it before zip locking.

  • Label them with date and amount of mashed potato inside.

  • Freeze them until they turn hard.


 


These frozen mashed potatoes can be used whenever required by defrosting and reheating them. Enjoy these yummy mashed potatoes by incorporating them in a quick meal!


 


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