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Okra that's more than OK.  - Okra

Use within 2–3 days

How to Store Okra

  • Don't Don't

    Don’t wash okra pods.

  • Seal Seal

    Wrap okra in dry paper towels and seal in a Glad® Food Storage Zipper Bag.

  • Cut Cut

    Cut holes in the bag to allow for air circulation.

  • Use Use

    Okra is best used as soon as possible.

Keeps up to 9 months

How to Freeze Okra

  • Boil Boil

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Wash and trim okra stem (don't expose seeds).

  • Blanch Blanch

    Blanch for 3–4 mins depending on size. Then, plunge in ice water for 3–4 mins.

  • Pack Pack

    Dry okra and pack into Freezer Zipper bags.

  • Freeze Freeze

    Remove as much air as possible if using bags, then seal. Place in the deepest part of the freezer.