Apr 28, 2013

Homemade Spinach Puree

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
Ingredients
Spinach Bunch
Water

Tool
Blender/ Mixer

Direction
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.

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18 comments:

  1. The colour looks lovely, but I hate to throw the water.

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  2. Healthy and colorful Puree...

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  3. Beautiful colour!
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  4. Love that super greenish puree, healthy definitely.

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  5. Lovely colour..and surely healthy to make this way..

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  6. very useful for a working woman like me! liked it

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  7. Useful post for storing spinach,lovely color.

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  8. Very useful post.. Love that color.

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  9. Pure ring makes it easy for later use. I guess it can be frozen too.

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  10. Pureeing, not pure ring ... Spell check!

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  11. Good one learnt how to maintain color thanks for this post

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