How To Freeze Mashed Beef
Freezing is one of the most practical methods of all storage techniques, especially when it enables preservation of perishable fleshy foods like beef. Like all other forms, mashed beef can also be frozen and used even after six months, provided the procedure is followed properly. Mashed beef is usually the preferred form of preservation since it ensures the ready-to-cook availability of beef. Read on to know in detail the proper procedure to be followed in freezing mashed beef.
- Mashed beef
- Measuring scoop
- Freezer/ziploc bags
- Permanent markers
- After the mashed beef is prepared, allow them to reach room temperature.
- Transfer the measured mashed beef servings to a ziploc freezer bag.
- Ensure that there is no air left inside the freezer bag and also leave a header space of half inch.
- Write the date and number of servings on the ziploc bags using the permanent marker and freeze them.
This method can be followed for both cooked and raw beef. The frozen portions of beef can be stored for a minimum of six months and can be used whenever required by just defrosting and thawing. However, there could be subtle changes in the taste and flavor of the beef which is been mashed and frozen and so it is always better to use the frozen contents at the earliest possible.
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