Benefits of cilantro

Cilantro (coriander) is not only an aromatic spice, but also an extremely useful plant. It is rich in vitamins and minerals, which makes it an important component of a healthy diet.

Vitamins and Minerals: Cilantro contains vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folate, calcium, magnesium, and potassium.

Antioxidant properties: Cilantro has high levels of antioxidants that help fight harmful free radicals in the body.

Improves digestion: This green helps improve digestion and reduce bloating.

Lowers blood sugar: Studies show that cilantro can help lower blood sugar, which is beneficial for people with diabetes.

Detoxification of the body: Cilantro helps remove heavy metals and toxins from the body.

How best to freeze cilantro

In order to preserve the freshness and aroma of cilantro for the winter, it can be frozen. Here are a few ways to do it:

Preparation of cilantro:

Rinse cilantro thoroughly under cold water to remove dirt and possible pesticide residue.

Shake off excess water and pat the cilantro dry on a paper towel or leave for a few minutes to dry completely.

Slicing and packing:

Cut cilantro into small pieces or leave whole sprigs, depending on future use.

Divide the cilantro into portions that will be convenient to use when cooking.

Freezing methods:

Freeze Dry: Place chopped cilantro in freezer bags or small containers. Remove excess air from the bags and seal them tightly. Be sure to mark the packages with the date of freezing.

Freezing in ice cubes: Place cilantro in ice cube trays, cover with water or olive oil. Freeze, then transfer cubes to freezer bags or containers. This is convenient for adding cilantro to soups and sauces.


Store frozen cilantro in the freezer compartment of your refrigerator. It is best to use it within 6-12 months to preserve freshness and aroma.

Thanks to these simple tips, you can enjoy the benefits and taste of cilantro all year round.

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