What Is the Best Way to Freeze Potato Soup
Last Updated on October 19, 2022
What is the best way to freeze potato soup?
To freeze potato soup, allow the cooked soup to cool first. Then, place it in a freezer-safe container or a freezer bag. If making a large quantity of soup, consider freezing it in smaller packages so that it can be enjoyed all season long.
Does potato soup freeze very well?
Experts say potato soup doesn’t freeze well. Freezing soups with potatoes can become dry, because potatoes will sponge up moisture, and have a tendency to become grainy when defrosted. Plus, dairy-based soups can separate and lose their creamy consistency. All in all, potato soup is one to enjoy immediately.
Can you freeze potato soup that has cream cheese in it?
Second, if you add dairy products such as milk, cream or cream cheese to your soup, add them them after thawing. Freezing causes products like milk or cream to separate. So if you add them before freezing, they might separate and you will have to do more stirring to bring the soup to its original texture.
Is it better to freeze soup in glass or plastic?
Choose Tupperware and similar reusable plastic containers that are meant for freezing (for example, Tupperware uses a snowflake icon on freezer-friendly containers). Glass containers such as mason jars can be freezer-friendly when you leave sufficient expansion space.
Is it safe to freeze soup in Ziploc bags?
Ladle soup into an airtight bag like Glad® FLEX’N SEAL™ Freezer Quart Bags, leaving an inch or so of space. Squeeze out any air before tightly sealing and laying bags flat in the deepest part of your freezer. Once the bags’ contents are frozen, you can stack them on top of each other to save space.