How long do chopped onions last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep chopped onions refrigerated.
To maximize the shelf life of chopped onions, refrigerate in covered container or resealable plastic bag or wrap tightly in aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
How long do chopped onions last in the fridge? Properly stored, chopped onions will last for 7 to 10 days in the refrigerator.
Can you freeze chopped onions? Yes, to freeze: Place in airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags, or wrap tightly in heavy-duty aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
Frozen chopped onions will have a softer texture once thawed and are best used in cooked dishes.
How long do chopped onions last in the freezer? Properly stored, they will maintain best quality for about 6 to 8 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
The freezer time shown is for best quality only — onions that have been kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
How to tell if chopped onions are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the chopped onions: discard any onions that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the chopped onions.
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