The soup is one of the dishes that never fail on Romanians’ tables. Especially during the summer, when temperatures reach scorching temperatures, and the body feels more than ever the need to always be hydrated. We all prefer to keep soup in the fridge if it is not consumed in its entirety the day we cooked it. How long does the soup need to be stored in the refrigerator, however, so that it doesn’t spoil?
Soup, one of the favorite dishes of Romanians
Most soups are the perfect food option to get the daily amount of vegetables your body needs. They are generally inexpensive and easy to prepare. Even soups and stews don’t require a lot of preparation time. In fact, if we opt for a pressure cooker, in just 20-25 minutes, the dishes can be ready.
This type of food is usually eaten in small portions and with bread or chili. Often the soup is not consumed in its entirety the day it was cooked. To prevent it from spoiling, housewives keep it in the refrigerator.
How long you can keep the soup in the refrigerator, depending on the type, so that it is edible, you will find out in the following lines. First of all, it should be noted that soups and stews must be kept in the refrigerator at temperatures between 2 and 4 degrees Celsius. And in the case of stews, the refrigerator temperature should be adjusted to the same limit.
Stews are also among the food options that housewives keep cold when preparing food for the weekend or don’t have time to prepare another dish on a busy day. They come with many benefits for the body.
How long the vegetable and pork soup should be stored in the refrigerator
Soups and soups also protect us from colds and flu. The blend of healthy ingredients is a great antidote for when you are sick. Most of these foods contain disease-fighting nutrients.
According to studies, chicken soup in particular can help prevent colds, especially when eaten with fresh garlic, onions, celery and carrots.
Returning, however, to storing the soup in the refrigerator, here’s how long you can keep it cold during the summer! It all depends on the assortment of prepared food.
For example, soups or soups prepared with astringents, such as sour borscht, can be stored in the refrigerator for more than 24 hours. In principle, vegetable soup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours.
Chicken soup or broth can be refrigerated for up to 48 hours. Instead, the mushroom soup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours, according to cumsa.ro.
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Pork or beef soup, much preferred by Romanians, can be left cold for up to 72 hours, keeping the composition and flavor unchanged.