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
Cilantro goes bad real fast. so here's how to freeze it. Put it in the blender with a couple Tbs of olive oil, little lime juice, and some garlic. Pour it into a muffin pan, freeze it, then pop them into some zip locks.
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.