The Best Containers for Freezing Soup, From $4 to $45 (2023)

No matter the temperature, it’s always a good time for a bowl of comforting homemade soup. When the summer heat sets in, however, spending hours over a hot stove is not a recipe for fun. Luckily in this day and age, you can freeze just about anything, including soups and stews, which can last up to three months when stored properly. This, of course, includes putting it in the right container. From glass to silicone to cubes portioned for single servings, we rounded up the best containers for freezing soup that you can reheat and enjoy someday.

Best Overall

Oxo Good Grips 4-Cup Glass Round Food Storage Container

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What We Like

  • Withstands extreme cold and heat

  • Airtight

  • Odor- and scratch-resistant

  • Easy to clean

  • Durable

What We Don't Like

  • Doesn’t stack well

Always a stalwart brand, this Oxo container checks all the boxes for a dependable freezer storage solution. The borosilicate glass construction stands up to extreme cold and heat without shattering, and the material’s surface is odor- and scratch-resistant. The best thing about this round food storage container, though (and the thing that makes it a perfect vehicle for freezing soup), is the leakproof, airtight seal—not a drop of your precious black bean soup will escape. It’s also a great choice if you’re trying to make an environmentally friendly choice and move away from plastics. (Note that the lid on this is plastic.)

Material: Glass | Capacity: 4 cups | Dishwasher-Safe: Yes | Microwave-Safe: Yes | Oven-Safe: Yes (plastic lid is not)

Best Budget

ZEML 32-Ounce Deli Food Storage Freezer Containers

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What We Like

  • Inexpensive

  • Capacious

  • Versatile

  • Leak-proof lids

  • Stackable

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What We Don't Like

  • Plastic may crack after extended use

You can finally ditch your stained tom yum soup takeout quarts because these deli-style solutions are not-so-secretly the best budget-friendly containers for freezing soup, packaging holiday leftovers, and utilizing for space-saving refrigerator storage. They stack, come in a pack of 24, and are super affordable (less than $20!), so you can keep the nice food containers for yourself and stop worrying about trying to collect them after sending leftovers home with dinner guests. The leakproof lids keep liquids secure, and cleanup is easy—just throw them in the dishwasher.

Material: Plastic | Capacity: 32 ounces/24 sets | Dishwasher-Safe: Yes | Microwave-Safe: Yes | Oven-Safe: No

What We Like

  • Stackable

  • Inexpensive

  • Easy to clean

  • Durable

  • Stain- and odor-resistant

  • Commercial kitchen quality

What We Don't Like

  • Bulky to store

Anybody who has peeked in a commercial kitchen will recognize this set. The capacious interior makes it a great choice for storing all sorts of ingredients and prepared food, the square shape stacks easily, and the polypropylene material is stain- and odor-resistant. The sturdy construction withstands temperatures between -40 degrees and 160 degrees Fahrenheit, plus it’s dishwasher-safe. It’s available in various sizes and also sold as a set. It’s an affordable solution for that next batch of sweet corn soup.

Material: Polypropylene | Capacity: 4 quarts | Dishwasher-Safe: Yes | Microwave-Safe: No | Oven-Safe: No

Best for Vacuum Sealing

Anova Culinary Precision Vacuum Sealer Bags

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What We Like

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  • Easy to use

  • Versatile

  • Leak-resistant

  • Bags store flat

What We Don’t Like

  • On the smaller side

Vacuum sealing is a great option for freezing and storing soup: The bags stack flat and don’t take up a ton of real estate in your freezer. In testing vacuum sealers, we found that the Anova Precision Chamber Vacuum Sealer performed best with soup and was easy to use. Rather than simply trying to suck all the air out of the bag, it removed the air from the chamber and created a tight seal for liquids. The unit comes with 20 bags to start, but after that, you can easily replenish your supply from a number of retailers.

This set of bags is pre-cut for efficient operations and employs a seven-layer double-ribbed design for quick extraction with minimal pressure on food. And you can feel good about your purchase, because with each box of Anova Precision Vacuum Sealer Bags, the equivalent plastic of 32 plastic bottles is kept out of the ocean through its partnership with Plastic Bank.

Material: Glass and stainless steel | Capacity: 20 bags | Dishwasher-Safe: No | Microwave-Safe: No | Oven-Safe: No

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What We Like

  • Compact

  • Stackable

  • Sturdy

  • Oven-safe up to 425 degrees

  • Easy to remove individual portions

What We Don't Like

  • Pricey

If you’re looking for a more economical size, you can’t beat cubes. This versatile model also has an oven-safe tray, so it can be used for freezing soup one week and baking individual portions of pumpkin loaf the next. If you cook one- and two-person meals often, cubes are a great solution to divide up a big batch of marinara sauce, breakfast smoothies, and, of course, homemade chicken soup. The silicone tray is dishwasher- and microwave-safe—reheating leftovers and cleanup are a snap—and they stack for easy storage.

Material: Silicone, stainless steel, plastic | Capacity: 1 cup per cube/6 cubes in set | Dishwasher-Safe: Yes | Microwave-Safe: Yes | Oven-Safe: Tray is up to 425 degrees

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Best Mason Jars

Dean Products Wide Mouth Mason Jars 64 oz - 1/2 Gallon Mason Jar

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What We Like

  • Airtight seal

  • Wide mouth for easy loading

  • Etched measurement markers

  • Versatile

  • Easy to clean

What We Don't Like

  • Can’t withstand high heat

  • Not stackable

Mason jars are a nostalgic choice for anybody who has pickled or preserved anything. This Ball model is freezer- and dishwasher-safe, and the non-porous glass is stain-resistant, even with vibrant ingredients like turmeric. The generous 64-ounce size of this two-jar set can accommodate a large batch of homemade soup, and the included airtight seal will keep leaks at bay.

The lids are not completely flat, so the containers will not stack neatly, and the tall design may cause them to be less stable than squatter models. But the wide-mouth ensures easy loading of soup, and the etched measurements let you instantly know how much you have in each jar. These are about 18 inches tall, so measure your freezer to make sure these will fit before purchasing.

Material: Glass | Capacity: 64 ounces/2 pack | Dishwasher-Safe: Yes | Microwave-Safe: No | Oven-Safe: No

Best Silicone

Stasher Half Gallon Reusable Standup Bag

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What We Don't Like

  • Pricey

  • Can be hard to compress the air out

This heavy-weight reusable silicone bag is a great choice if you’re reducing your use of disposable plastics. It comes in multiple sizes, a variety of fun colors, and stores flat when not in use. Stasher’s patented Pinch-Loc seal makes this incredibly durable, leak-free, and airtight.

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The upright design makes for easy filling, and the versatile material can be used in the freezer, microwave, dishwasher, sous vide circulator, and oven. When you’re not using this for soup, it’s great for storing fresh greens and chopped vegetables or travel-sized toiletries. It’s highly portable and one of our favorite reusable snack bags.

Material: Silicone | Capacity: 1/2 gallon | Dishwasher-Safe: Yes | Microwave-Safe: Yes | Oven-Safe: Yes, up to 425 degrees

Best Bag Holders

Ruibo Baggy Rack Holder

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What We Like

  • Easy to use

  • Sturdy

  • Non-slip base

What We Don't Like

  • Doesn’t come with bags

When you have a bunch of bags ready for soup, this platform provides a simple solution to make sure all the liquid makes it into the bag and not all over you or the counter. The Ruibo Baggy Rack Holder secures storage bags in an upright position, freeing both hands to load soups and stews without the mess. The non-slip base keeps the whole operation secure, and the holder accommodates bag heights anywhere from 7.3 to 10.6 inches. The rack holder folds flat for economical storage, and you can even use the arms to air-dry inverted reusable bags after washing.

Material: Plastic | Capacity: 4-pack | Dishwasher-Safe: Yes, top rack only

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Final Verdict

If you’re looking for a dependable freezer container that can withstand extreme temperatures and has a reliable airtight seal, we recommend the Oxo Good Grips 4-Cup Glass Round because of its sturdy construction, versatility, and easy cleanup. For an inexpensive set of 24 no-frills (but reliable) containers, try the ZEML 32-Ounce Deli Food Storage Freezer Containers.

What to Look for in Containers for Freezing Soup


Much of this comes down to personal preference. Is your priority getting something environmentally friendly? Go for glass or something reusable like silicone. Do you need an affordable and easy-to-store option? Plastic deli-style containers are a great choice available in a variety of sizes. Plastic, glass, and silicone are all suitable for freezing soup, though glass and silicone will likely last longer.

Ease of Use

You’re going to want to look for a container with a wide enough opening that you can pour soup in without spilling. You’ll also want to make sure the container is able to stay upright while you’re pouring so you don’t end up with a waterfall of soup from your counter to your kitchen floor.

If you have a large container, you’ll likely have to defrost the entire batch at once whereas if you have a small, more shallow container, you can just reheat those individual portions as you please. On that note, it’s convenient to opt for a container that’s microwave- and/or oven-safe. That way, once your soup is done thawing, you won’t have to transfer it to a new container if you want to reheat it that way.


This comes down to whether you are a large-batch person or like to cook in small runs. If you regularly make and reheat big pots of soup, a larger container makes sense. If you mainly cook for yourself, something smaller will keep your precious stews from getting freezer burn if you can’t use it fast enough. Also important to consider is how much freezer space you have and what type of container it will accommodate.


Finding freezer containers for soup that can serve other purposes makes life and storage easier—think spaghetti sauce, bone broth, or cake batter. Some can be used to cook sous-vide and even hold travel toiletries.


With liquids, an airtight seal is the No. 1 thing to look for. A strong seal will keep the freezer burn at bay and secure your liquids without spillage.


How long is frozen soup good for?

A good rule of thumb is three months. Soups last much longer in the freezer than in the refrigerator (three to five days), and some broth-based soups can last up to six months frozen.

Do you need to let soup cool before storing it in the freezer?

In short, yes. If you transfer hot soup immediately to the freezer, large ice crystals will form, which causes a mushy texture when thawed. You also don’t want to melt items already in your freezer—allowing it to cool completely ensures the contents of your freezer are safe from thawing.

How do you thaw frozen soup?

Ideally, you want to transfer the soup from the freezer to the refrigerator a day or two before you plan to reheat it. This allows it time to thaw thoroughly before heating it up in the microwave or on the stove. If heating up some soup is a last-minute decision, you can immerse it in a warm water bath to speed thawing. If you have time, let it completely thaw in the warm water. If you’re pressed for time, thaw it enough to loosen the soup from the container and finish on the stove over medium-low heat to keep it from burning.

Are all soups freezer-friendly?

All soups can be frozen, but some stand up to it better than others. The best results come with broth-based soups. Starches like rice or pasta may absorb the liquid, causing a gummy texture when reheated. Sweet potatoes are the exception to that rule. You can also freeze the broth, veggies, and proteins together, then add the starch when you thaw and reheat.

Dairy-based soups (no matter the type of milk) separate and become grainy when reheated. Coconut milk, however, is fine. You can try vigorously whisking the soup while reheating it to re-emulsify.

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Carrie Honaker is a food writer who loves a big steaming pot of soup. As a restaurateur and avid home cook, she knows the importance of a sturdy, reliable vessel for freezing soup. She loves her Stasher bags for compact, airtight storage that reduces plastic usage. Her work has appeared in many publications including Bon Appetit, Allrecipes, and Wine Enthusiast.

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What type of container is best for freezing soup? ›

Plastic and glass containers that are labeled freezer-safe are the best containers for freezing soup. You also want a container that makes it easy to remove frozen soup from, so silicone options are also favorable.

Which container will you use to store soup? ›

Pint or quart-sized containers will work fine, as long as they're made of freezer-safe material. Tempered glass (or other glass specifically labeled as safe for the freezer) is acceptable, but even these products can crack if subjected to rapid temperature changes, or if they're packed too full.

What is best container to freeze cooked food? ›

The Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Container is our top choice because it comes in multiple sizes, is leak-proof, and prevents microwave messes with splatter-proof vents. If you need a ton of tubs, but are looking for something budget-friendly, we recommend the DuraHome Food Storage Containers with Lids Combo Pack.

What are the best jars for freezing? ›

Use only wide-mouth Mason jars without shoulders: Wide-mouth Mason jars are always better than regular mouth jars when it comes to freezing food. If you're freezing liquids such as soups or broth, using a wide mouth is even more essential because of expansion.

What plastic bags are best for freezing soup? ›

Use good-quality freezer bags: Make sure the box actually says "freezer" on the label. These bags are sturdier and made of thicker plastic than the bags meant for sandwiches. Also, I think it's worth it to buy good-quality bags from a brand that you trust. I generally use quart-sized Ziploc freezer bags.

What's the best way to freeze soup? ›

How To Freeze Soup
  1. First, remember to allow the soup to cool. ...
  2. Package, label, and date a gallon- or quart-size zip-top plastic freezer bag, place it in a bowl and cuff the bag over the edge.
  3. Ladle soup into each bag, then let out any excess air and seal.
  4. Freeze and lay bags flat in a single layer in the freezer.
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Can I freeze soup in mason jars? ›

Can you freeze soup in a mason jar? Yes, freezing 1-2 portions in a freezer safe mason jar is a great way to save leftover soups, stews, and chilis!

Is it safe to store soup in a plastic container? ›

It is safe to freeze your soup in plastic containers, so long as they're the right containers. Not all plastics are made equal. Always be sure to store food in containers that are made from safe plastics and do not contain polyvinyl chloride, polycarbonate, or polystyrene.

What container prevents freezer burn? ›

Plastic containers, glass containers or jars, or freezer bags all work great. Be sure you have freezer bags instead of “storage bags”; storage bags use a thinner plastic, and aren't designed for the freezer.

Is it better to freeze food in glass or plastic? ›

Plastic containers can release chemicals when frozen just as they can when heated. For better food safety, opt for glass. The right glass containers are freezer and refrigerator safe, meaning they won't release any harsh chemicals or break if frozen.

What plastic is safe for freezing? ›

Freezing Food

Usually, the best plastic container to store frozen food is a moisture-vapor-resistant plastic container with a lid. These plastics are quite safe and can be used for years. On the other hand, you can consider using Pyrex glass containers with lids to freeze, microwave and store food.

What container material should never put in the freezer? ›

Anything liquid in a sealed glass container or can could explode. It's no secret that liquids expand and contrast when placed in the freezer. For this reason, Murphy recommends avoiding placing glass containers full of liquids in the freezer. The same logic applies to cans and even plastic storage containers.

How do you freeze soup without plastic? ›

Glass: glass containers like mason jars are a great way to freeze soup, sauces, and stews; just leave an inch or so at the top to save room for the food to expand.

Why do glass jars crack in the freezer? ›

Liquids expand as they freeze, so when there isn't enough room the pressure builds up and causes the glass to break. Approximately one to two inches of empty space at the top of the jar is ideal, depending on what you're freezing.

Is it better to freeze soup in glass or plastic? ›

When freezing soup, you can use whatever container you want as long as it's safe for the freezer and you leave the headspace as noted above. You can use freezer-safe containers made of plastic or glass as well as freezer-safe bags.

What is the difference between Ziploc and freezer Ziploc? ›

Freezer bags are thicker than regular zip-top bags, which makes them tougher and more durable when it comes to storing food in the freezer. While they often look and feel pretty similar to other plastic storage bags, freezer bags are slightly thicker than regular zip-top bags.

Are Ziploc bags good for freezing? ›

Zip-top bags are especially good for freezing food because you can more easily get all the air out of them than out of rigid containers. You can use them for everything from blanched spinach to chicken thighs and, after laying them flat to freeze, stack them to economize space.

How do you freeze soup in Tupperware? ›

Freezing soup in a plastic container? Leave less than an inch of space between the soup and the lid. "The more air inside the container, the faster freezer burn will set in," says Kamen. To defrost, put the container in the refrigerator the night before you plan on serving it.

Why are some soups not suitable for freezing? ›

Sadly, soups with any kind of cream or milk base tend to separate with freezing. This leads to a grainy textured soup that will probably end up poured down the drain after reheating. Try freezing these soups before adding in the dairy, and when it comes time to reheat, you can mix it in on the stovetop.

How do you freeze soup without Ziploc bags? ›

If you need new jars, Ball canning jars are often thick enough to withstand freezing. If you're freezing liquids, such as soups, stews, broths, or sauces, you also want to leave at least an inch of space at the top to give the contents room to expand. You can also freeze food in glass storage containers.

What glass jars are freezer safe? ›

If you prefer, you can stick with glass jars that are designated freezer-safe. These tend to be the brands also suitable for canning – they are designed to withstand extremes of temperature. Ball Mason, Fowlers Vacola, Weck, Le Parfait jars are all examples.

Can I freeze soup in glass Pyrex? ›

The short answer is yes—but there are a few rules you should follow. When using Pyrex or any glass bakeware or cookware, you should avoid extreme temperature changes—very cold dishes shouldn't be placed in a hot oven, and vice versa. Sudden changes in temperature may cause the dishes to shatter or break.

How long can you freeze soup in a plastic container? ›

Examples of this would be a freezer safe resealable plastic bag, a plastic carryout soup container that is freezer safe or a freezer safe glass mason type jar. Leave as little air in the container as possible and then freeze asap. Use within 3 months.

Can you freeze soup in Styrofoam containers? ›

Polystyrene is considered safe for food use when in a solid state. However, heating can cause chemicals to leach from the foam and into the food.

Is it safe to freeze in plastic containers? ›

Rigid containers and flexible bags or wrapping are two general types of packaging materials that are safe for freezing. Rigid containers made of plastic or glass are suitable for all packs and are especially good for liquid packs. Straight sides on rigid containers make the frozen food much easier to remove.

Can you freeze soup in a cardboard container? ›

Yes! Soup freezes and reheats so, so well. Even better, you can store it in a variety of containers so you pretty much always have space in your freezer for some soup.

Are Rubbermaid containers freezer safe? ›

Rubbermaid TakeAlongs Food Storage Containers

Made of BPA-free plastic, this set comes equipped with ridged lids that help you stack and store food without taking up too much space. They're lightweight and safe to use in the freezer, refrigerator, and microwave (without the lids).

What should not be stored in plastic containers? ›

Don't store fatty or oily foods in plastic – many chemicals used in plastic are fat soluble and are more likely to leach into fatty food. Cut down on plastic water bottles, which contribute to the widespread ingestion of microplastics. Consider replacing your plastic wrap with a reusable option, like beeswax wrap.

How do you know if a plastic bucket is food grade? ›

The easiest way to check is to look for the Resin Identification Code—i.e., recycling number—which identifies the type of plastic material. The code consists of a triangle of arrows surrounding a number between 1 and 7. Generally, numbers 1 through 7 indicate food grade plastic.

What do you store at the bottom of a freezer? ›

Meat, poultry and fish should be stored at the bottom of the freezer. They should be kept in containers and not on the same shelf as any other non-meat items. Fruit and vegetables can be placed higher in the freezer, in sealed containers to prevent any leakages.

Why is everything in my freezer covered in freezer burn? ›

What causes freezer burn? Improper packaging or temperature, and sometimes too long in the freezer, are the most common culprits that lead to freezer burn. Cold, dry air is more likely to permeate foods that aren't tightly wrapped, left open or stored in frequently fluctuating temperatures.

What bags to avoid freezer burn? ›

Wax freezer paper and butcher paper are more effective than conventional plastic wrap. "Wrapping your item tightly in waxed freezer paper can act as a barrier against the harsh air inside the freezer and can also prevent water from evaporating," says Pace.

What is the best container to freeze spaghetti sauce in? ›

What Are the Best Containers to Use? Glass, plastic and even freezer-safe bags all work perfectly (just make sure the bags are heavy duty). No matter what container you choose, pick something that's airtight.

Are mason jars good for freezing food? ›

Freezing Mason Jars is a great way to preserve food, soups, and seasonings! Get the most out of your food supply by storing them in your freezer. Storing food, spices, and liquids in mason jars with lids will keep them fresh much longer. Stored properly, they are airtight and prevent freezer burn.

Is glass Tupperware safer than plastic? ›

By using glass Tupperware, you can be certain that your food will not be contaminated by harmful chemicals. Glass is natural, sustainable, and recyclable. It is also more sanitary as it can withstand heat easier than plastic, meaning that it is easier to clean.

What is the best container to freeze chili in? ›

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Freezer-safe bags, as well as glass and plastic airtight containers, will work. Placing hot food in the freezer can cause surrounding items to partially thaw and refreeze, altering the taste and texture of some foods. There's a reason heavy-duty freezer bags are saved for this one use!

What number plastic is food grade? ›

Food safe plastic bottles include code numbers 2,4, and 5 for storage as they are food grade. Code number 1 is safe for single-use. If re-used, they become dangerous.

Can I use aluminum foil in the freezer? ›

Food grade materials, such as aluminum foil, heavy freezer-weight plastic bags, heavy plastic wrap and parchment or freezer paper are excellent choices. It is safe to freeze meat or poultry directly in its supermarket wrapping, but this type of wrap is thin and lets air in.

What should you not put in a container? ›

A: You cannot put hazardous materials in a shipping container. You should also avoid putting items such as food, plants, or other perishables, as well as extremely important documents — such as birth certificates or house deeds — or antiques or family heirlooms that may be vulnerable to damage.

What food Cannot be frozen? ›

Foods That Do Not Freeze Well
FoodsUsual UseCondition After Thawing
Cream or custard fillingsPies, baked goodsSeparates, watery, lumpy
Milk saucesFor casseroles or graviesMay curdle or separate
Sour creamAs topping, in saladsSeparates, watery
Cheese or crumb toppingsOn casserolesSoggy
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Is there anything you shouldn't freeze? ›

Milk, yogurt, cream, sour cream, buttermilk, and soft cheeses all become inedible once frozen, since they separate and curdle upon defrosting, changing the texture and consistency entirely. Your milk will separate into a watery mess, for example, and your yogurt will become grainy, curdle, and separate when defrosted.

Can I use sandwich bags to freeze food? ›

Freeze individual portions to avoid having to defrost or reheat an entire batch of food at once. Portion soup using a muffin tray and store inside a Ziploc® brand freezer bag. Or freeze two slices of bread in individual sandwich bags before placing them in a freezer bag, for easier sandwich-making.

Is Saran Wrap freezer safe? ›

Saran's Premium Plastic Wrap is slightly thicker than their other plastic wraps and offers more protection for your foods. This also makes it easier to handle and less likely to tear. Some have stated they find it doesn't cling as well as the Saran Wrap Cling Plus. This plastic wrap is both freezer and microwave safe.

What is the cheapest way to freeze food? ›

Using a standard freezer is the cheapest option, but it can take up to a month to freeze-dry your food properly. Using dry ice is a quick option, too, but it takes a little more work than using a standard freezer.

Can I freeze liquid in a Mason jar? ›

If you're trying to avoid excessive use of plastic in the home, glass mason jars are a great reusable option that you likely already have around. You can freeze liquids in mason jars and store them for several months in the freezer.

How do you keep mason jars from breaking in the freezer? ›

Let hot liquids cool: Let your cooked foods cool to room temperature before pouring them into Mason jars. Then, let your filled Mason jars completely cool in the refrigerator before placing them in the freezer. These precautions allow for expansion, so the glass doesn't shatter.

Can I put glass Tupperware in the freezer? ›

Yes, you can! Not only can you put glass in the freezer, but glass containers are a great sustainable pick. Unlike plastic, glass is not porous, so the containers will neither stain nor hold smells.

What is the safest container to freeze food in? ›

Rigid containers and flexible bags or wrapping are two general types of packaging materials that are safe for freezing. Rigid containers made of plastic or glass are suitable for all packs and are especially good for liquid packs. Straight sides on rigid containers make the frozen food much easier to remove.

What container should I freeze broth in? ›

A good space-saving method is to pour your stock into plastic freezer bags and lay these flat in the freezer. If you want to avoid plastic, try these plastic-free food storage containers. If using upright freezer containers, be sure to leave 1 inch of headspace since the stock will expand as it freezes.

Can I freeze soup in a Pyrex bowl? ›

The short answer is yes—but there are a few rules you should follow. When using Pyrex or any glass bakeware or cookware, you should avoid extreme temperature changes—very cold dishes shouldn't be placed in a hot oven, and vice versa.

What plastic is best for frozen food? ›

When it comes to food packaging, polyolefin is your best choice. Polyolefin shrink film is FDA food-safe approved and can also be made kosher. Polyolefin shrink film is perfect for sealing boxed frozen foods such as pies, pizzas, cakes, baked goods, vegetables, fruit, and almost every other type of frozen food.

Can you freeze soup in mason jars? ›

Can you freeze soup in a mason jar? Yes, freezing 1-2 portions in a freezer safe mason jar is a great way to save leftover soups, stews, and chilis!

Can you freeze food in regular Ziploc bags? ›

The opposite is also true: You can use regular zip-top storage bags in the freezer — I'll admit that I have from time to time. But foods stored in these bags in the freezer might not hold up as well over long periods of time, and can be more prone to punctures and rips.

Does soup freeze well? ›

As a general rule, soups that are broth-based freeze well. Rice, beans, and soups with meat freeze well, while soups containing starchy vegetables, noodles, and cream can be more tricky.

Can you freeze broth in Ziploc bags? ›

Arguably the easiest way to store stock in the freezer is by simply pouring it into resealable plastic Ziplock bags. Place the bag in a large bowl or pot and prop it open. Carefully fill each bag no more than 3/4 full of stock. As best you can, squeeze out as much air as possible.

Can you put soup in a glass container in the freezer? ›

Keeping your soup cool in the freezer means finding the best way to freeze them for you. Here are three types of containers you can use: 1. Glass containers: You can use glass containers like mason jars to store soup so long as you protect their contents with plastic wrap.


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