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How To Make Veggies Last

By on October 21, 2014 in Cooking Ideas with 0 Comments

Making veggies lastIts a well know fact, that the healthy recommendation is five serves of veggies a day, when your fridge is full of healthy fresh product its easy. But the question is how do you keep it that way.  We give you some handy storage tips that might help:

Asparagus

Last longest when you stand the spears upright in a glass containing 1-2 cms of water. Cover the tips of the spears with a plastic bag. Can be stored in the fridge for up to five days.

Broccoli

Will keep in a sealed plastic bag in a fridge for up to three days.

Capsicum and carrots

They can be stored in a plastic bag in the crisper for up to one week.

Mushrooms

Are best kept in a paper bags in the fridge for up to five days.

Tomatoes

Ripen at room temperature out of direct sunlight. Once ripe store them in the fridge for up to two days.

Beans, celery, peas, spinach and zucchini

Can be best stored in a seal-able plastic bag in the fridge for up to four days.

Fresh herbs

Can be be stored in the fridge. Wrap mint, chives and oregano in damp paper towel in a sealed plastic bag. Wrap basil in dry paper towel, then store in a sealed plastic bag. Place parsley and coriander upright in a glass containing 1-2 cm of water and cover with a plastic bag. The storage life of fresh herbs ranges from a few days to a week.

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