Cilantro goes bad real fast. so here's how to freeze it. Put it in the blender with a couple Tbs of olive oil, little lime juice, and some garlic. Pour it into a muffin pan, freeze it, then pop them into some zip locks.
Surprisingly, both cilantro and basil freeze very well. After cutting the leaves, preferably in the early morning while they are freshest, we mix them with a small amount of olive oil. just enough to coat the leaves. They are then packed into freezer ba
Instructions for freezing your own cilantro. I am going to try this with my bumper crop of basil as well. So much healthier than buying pre-frozen cubes that contain soybean oil, dextrose, corn-starch fillers etc.
Ways to Freeze Fresh Cilantro ~Cilantro (coriander) is a versatile herb, but it is almost always used fresh because it doesn't dry well. Here are some ways to extend its life in your kitchen so that it doesn't ever need to go to waste.
Herbs All Year - The best way to preserve herbs is to freeze them in oil or butter. Packed in flat, thin layers in heavy-duty zip-top bags, frozen herb butters and oils are easy to store. Use herbs preserved in oil the same way as fresh herbs.