How to Clean a Cutting Board in 7 Easy Steps

by Elnazhamai

I’m going to show you how to clean a cutting board. This method is designed especially for cleaning and removing the stains from a plastic cutting board. You’ll need a few common household items.

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Dirty cutting board

Tools and materials

  • Whole lemon
  • Salt
  • Baking soda
  • Clean towel
Cutting a lemon in half

1. Cut the lemon in half

Sprinkling salt on the cutting board

2. Sprinkle salt evenly over the cutting board

Sprinkling baking soda on the cutting board

3. Sprinkle baking soda on top of the salt

Using the lemon as a scrubber

4. Grasp half the lemon to use as a scrubber

Scrubbing with a lemon

5. Rub the mixture with half a lemon, forming a paste

Scrub the paste into the cutting board while releasing the lemon juice.

Creating a paste on the cutting board

6. Let the paste sit on the cutting board for 5 minutes.

Rinsing the cutting board

7. Rinse the cutting board thoroughly and dry.

Now you know how to clean a cutting board. It’s easy and uses simple ingredients you likely already have. Share your cleaning tips in the comments below.

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