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How To Freeze Potato Salad in a Container

Freeze as soon as possible after cooking, especially if you’ve dressed the salad in mayonnaise or sour cream. Use a smaller container for faster freezing and thawing
Never let mayonnaise or sour cream-based potato salads come to room temperature before freezing.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins


  • A spoon (preferably slotted)
  • Clean airtight, freezable containers
  • Cling-wrap
  • Freezer labels
  • A permanent marker
  • Space at the back of your freezer


  • Fill the container. Important: Leave 1 inch of space at the top of the container.
  • Cover the top of the container with cling wrap and then put the lid on. Make sure the container is sealed tightly.
  • Add a freezer label to the container and write today’s date on it.
  • Store the container at the back of your freezer.
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