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How to Freeze Gravy

author image Melynda Sorrels
Melynda Sorrels spent 10 years in the military working in different capacities of the medical field, including dental assisting, health services administration, decontamination and urgent medical care. Awarded the National Guardsman’s Medal for Lifesaving efforts in 2002, Sorrels was also a nominee for a Red Cross Award and a certified EMT-B for four years.
How to Freeze Gravy
A woman holding a pot tastes gravy from a spoon. Photo Credit Alain Schroeder/ONOKY/Getty Images

From a sumptuous blanket to cover potatoes or an addition of moisture to meats, gravy accentuates your meals lending both texture and flavor. If the end of the meal results in a surplus of gravy, it doesn’t have to go to waste. Freezing leftover gravy is a safe way to preserve it until the next meal calls for it. With minimal time invested now, future meal prep can be a breeze.

Step 1

Set the container of gravy into an ice bath or into the refrigerator. Allow the gravy to cool for at least 15 minutes.

Step 2

Pour the gravy into a rigid, sealable airtight container leaving at least an inch of space at the top.

Step 3

Secure the lid tightly and mark the current date on the container.

Step 4

Place the container into the freezer in a safe place where it will not get knocked over.

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