Spinach has a high nutritional value and is extremely rich in antioxidants, especially when fresh, steamed, or quickly boiled. It is a rich source of vitamin A (and especially high in lutein), vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, magnesium, manganese, iron, vitamin B2, calcium, potassium, vitamin B6, folicacid, copper, protein, phosphorus, zinc, niacin, selenium and omega-3 fatty acids. Recently, opioid peptides called rubiscolins have also been found in spinach.
This time I post how to prepare spinach puree with in few minutes at home. Its very easy process and you can store this puree in frozen form. Just place this puree in ice mould and keep in freezer for few hours to set. Keep this in airtight pouch in freezer for further to use.
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes
Clean and wash the spinach leaves and boil the leaves in boiling water for 10 minutes. Drain and wash under running cold water to maintain green color of spinach. Squeeze this blanch leaves. Keep aside to cool. Blend boiled spinach into blender for smooth puree consistency. Spinach puree is ready to use.