If you’ve been following my blog since the AL.com days you might have seen some of my freezer cooking experiences like this one and this one.  I also did some Freezer Cooking here.

I love the convenience of having a freezer full of meals for those busy days.  However, my schedule right now just doesn’t include time to spend a full day or 2 of nothing but cooking.  I still want to take advantage of the stock up sales and the abundance of beautiful produce in Alabama right now so I plan to do a modified version of freezer cooking than what I’m used to.  I did this for a bit last year, and the freezer is getting bare so it’s time to restock.

I will choose 1-2 things per week and prepare it to add to my freezer.  I would love it if any of you joined along! 

Who’s with me?  I started with Black Beans last time so I think that will be a great place to start again.

Freezer Cooking This Week: Black Beans

  • I grabbed a 2 lb bag of black beans at Publix for around $1.59.
  • Cook it acccording to the directions on the bag.
  • Don’t forget to soak them.  If you didn’t do it overnight you can always use the quick soak method on the bag.
  • Once they’re done let them cool.
  • Fill 6 Freezer bags with 2 Cups each
  • Each bag is worth 1 can of black beans so you’ll have the equivalent of 6 cans of black beans for only $1.59!

Black Beans Recipes:

Taco Salad

White Chicken Chili

Black Bean Lasagna

Seven Layer Southwestern Salad

Next Week’s Freezer Cooking Head’s Up:

Next week I will be cooking Chicken for the freezer as well as some Blueberry recipes.  Publix has Boneless Skinless chicken breasts for only $2.99/lb, and Blueberries are ripe and low priced right now.  Grab some if you’d like to join me!

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