Herb Ice Cubes

Oh how I love my fresh garden herbs.Normally I dry them out but this year I had this "time saving" idea... Why not use the food processor? (which you guys know I am addicted too) ...grind them up and make "ice cubes"?

Sounds strange I know...but seriously short on time and wanted to try out frozen fresh herbs instead of dried.

It went something like this...went out to the garden and cut a bunch of fresh oregano... washed it...

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I peeled off the leaves...I probably could have processed the stems but I prefer the leaves.

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Added them to the food processor...

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grind them all up..

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and then stuff the chopped up herbs into a good old fashioned ice cube trays... I added just a little bit of water to help form the cubes once the tray went into the freezer... After they were nice and frozen I simply popped them out and added them into a freezer bag... be sure to put the name of the herb and date harvested and frozen :-) I shall be using these this week in a nice crockpot soup!