1 Keeping spinach
- 1.1 In the fridge: 5 Ways
- 1.2 The freezer 2 method
- 1.3 Alternative 1 Recipe
- 2 Total
If you like to add the spinach in a variety of dishes, something you are interested in how to do, so he kept as long as possible. I'll tell you about a few ways of storing personally tested spinach.
It is foolish to argue about whether the spinach is useful. The leaves of this plant are rich in magnesium, calcium, iron, and antioxidants, dietary fibers, vitamins A, E, C, and K. This vegetable has a beneficial effect on our health and body.
But to the maximum preservation of useful properties of spinach, you must know how to store it properly.
In the fridge: 5 Ways
Spinach - plant is very delicate, at room temperature can not be stored for more than 2 days. During this time, he will lose moisture and the leaves become limp. But the shelf life of this green can be increased up to a few weeks - the main approach to the process correctly.
Method 1. In the container for vegetables
Spinach can just put in a container for vegetables, additionally wrapped with a damp cloth, and put it on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator.
In this case, its shelf life will be only 4-5 days.
Try as little as possible to get green beams from the refrigerator. From the constant temperature difference, they will come into disrepair.
Method 2. In the plastic tray
To the plant as long as possible to remain fresh, proceed as follows:
Method 3. In food film
To increase the storage life of up to a month of greenery, just wrap it with cling film.
Method 4. In the bank
The longest (the whole year), spinach stored after salting. For her, you need to:
Method 5. Mashed
This is perhaps most time consuming method billet at home. But it allows you to enjoy the benefit of the plant for a long time.
So an hour of wasted time - a small price for a real storehouse of vitamins on hand:
The freezer 2 method
, It is not necessary to resort to pickling (not all love it), to provide themselves with supplies for the winter spinach. Greens can simply freeze:
Method 1. Without heat treatment
Method 2. With blanching
Alternative 1 Recipe
If the storage place of spinach in the refrigerator or freezer is left, you can use an alternative method - zasushivaniem plants.
- Thoroughly rinse greens, removing the remains of the earth, spread it on a towel to dry.
- Cut the stalks and remove the damaged leaves.
- Spread green thin layer on a baking sheet or other flat container.
- Set the baking in the sun and cover it with gauze.
Dried spinach need to shift into a dark and dry place.
For zasushki You can also use an oven. Put it in the pan and dry spinach 3 to 4 hours at a temperature of not more than 45 ° C.
As you can see, the methods for storing spinach - weight. You can use one or several at a time to see which one suits you the most.
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