Surprisingly, both cilantro and basil freeze very well. After cutting the leaves, preferably in the early morning while they are freshest, we mix them with a small amount of olive oil. just enough to coat the leaves. They are then packed into freezer ba
Why Freezing Is the Best Way to Preserve Cilantro — Herb Gardening 101
Do you LOVE cilantro? We love it year round but it's a cool season crop. Freezing is really a great way to preserve it. Freeze it in olive oil (or coconut oil) and it will maintain a full cilantro flavor.