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Blanching and Freezing Okra

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How to Blanch and Freeze Okra
Blanching and Freezing Okra

The beautiful flower and colorful pod of a burgundy okra plant

Leda Meredith

Okra is essential to making a good Creole-style gumbo. This method of blanching and freezing okra gives you a product that can go straight from the freezer into your gumbo pot. And because you freeze the okra in a single layer before transferring to a storage container, the pieces stay loose and you can take out just what you need.

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