How Long Does an Opened Package of Fresh Pasta Last?


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3-4 days
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1-2 months (best quality)


Shelf Life Tips

  • How long does an opened package of fresh pasta last? The exact answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep fresh pasta refrigerated at all times.
  • How long does an opened package of fresh pasta last in the refrigerator? After fresh pasta is opened, it will typically keep well for about 3 to 4 days.
  • Can you freeze fresh pasta? Yes, to freeze: Place fresh pasta in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • How long does fresh pasta last in the freezer? Properly stored, fresh pasta will maintain best quality for about 1 to 2 months in the freezer, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - fresh pasta that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if fresh pasta is bad? The best way is to smell and look at the fresh pasta: if fresh pasta develops an off odor, flavor or appearance, or if mold appears, it should be discarded.

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