Can You Freeze Hummus?
Can you freeze hummus? Yes, you can freeze hummus for about 3-4 months. It is best to freeze individual servings in airtight containers.
How to freeze hummus?
- Make sure you have several containers that are about the size of the servings of hummus you usually eat. This will make it much easier to defrost just the right amount when you’re in the mood for hummus.
- Fill the containers with hummus, but only 75% full. You have to leave a little space so that the hummus expands under the effect of the cold.
- Close the containers tightly with their lids. If you want an extra seal, cover the hummus with a thin layer of olive oil. You can also wrap the containers in plastic wrap if you’re concerned they won’t be airtight.
- Finally, label the containers with the content and the expiration date. Then put them in the freezer.
What is the shelf life of hummus in the freezer?
Hummus will keep for about 3-4 months in the freezer.
How to defrost hummus?
It’s best to thaw hummus in the fridge and let it thaw overnight. Once the hummus is thawed, you can store it in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
Most likely, some of the oil will separate from the rest of the hummus when thawing. This phenomenon is normal. Just stir to reincorporate the oil.