My kids love baby carrots with dressing as a snack, so I buy them often when they are on sale. I had forgotten about a bag and a half in the fridge and when I found them, they were dried out and just not that appetizing for any of us. The thought of throwing away and wasting those carrots drove me crazy, so…
I put the shredded carrots in a freezer bag and in the freezer for future use. (Once in the freezer, I lay the bag flat and spread out the carrots.) When you are making soups, chilies, and casseroles, just break off what you need. They come in handy for my Turkey Veggie Meatloaf, Vegetable Lasagna with Eggplant, Zucchini and Carrots, Baked Turkey, Macaroni and Cheese.
I have also done this with green and red peppers. If I don’t think we will use the peppers before they go bad, I’ll clean them, chop them up and put them in a freezer bag for future soups and casseroles.
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