Freeze your garden fresh herbs in several easy steps to freeze that summer flavor and enjoy it all year long!

Basil, Mint, Chives, and Tarragon are moisture rich herbs and consequently do not dry well. They instead can be preserved easier and faster by simply freezing the herbs. And as a fun fact, chives should really only be frozen and not dried.

You can freeze your herbs in one of two ways. Just follow this simple Instructable and you'll be freezing your herbs in no time!

Step 1: Materials

For the first method of freezing herbs, vacuum sealing, you'll need the following:
  • Fresh Herbs that Freeze Well
  • Vacuum Sealer
  • Vacuum Sealing Bags

For the second method, Herbed Ice Cubes, you'll need the following:
  • Fresh Herbs that Freeze well
  • Empty Ice Cube Tray
<p>I do this the same way! It really works!</p>
Good info. I rarely have leftover herbs in my backyard garden though. As soon as there's enough basil to make pesto it's all gone. A batch of mint cubes for mojitos would be a nice touch on a hot summer day.