The taste of spinach
Spinach, eaten fresh or boiled, roasted, or make mashed potatoes, use as a filling for pies, prepared meals and sauces. Special pronounced taste from the spinach, no. Then there is the taste, without adding salt and spices, it no. It has no acid of sorrel leaves, the bitterness of the arugula, the flavor of Basil. It is impossible to compare any one spice. Closest to the spinach iceberg salads, especially Romaine.
Why is this tasteless plant is so popular? Spinach is very useful. It saturates the body with essential elements, deduces slags and toxins. Spinach improves metabolism and activates hemoglobin. The use of spinach is healthy teeth and gums, prevents the development of tumors, normalizes activity of the digestive tract and strengthens blood vessels.
Spinach is called "king" of the food plants for the unique composition, which includes proteins, fats, carbohydrates, organic acids, cellulose, sugar, starch, vitamins A, E, C, H, K, PP, group b, beta-carotene and almost everything is available in other plant macro - and micronutrients.
Dishes of spinach
Spinach learned to cook many dishes. The classic use of spinach – soup. For the preparation is taken 1 potato, 1 onion, 1 small fresh ginger root, 400 g of frozen or a pound of fresh spinach, 3 teeth of garlic, 250 ml of chicken broth, 2 tbsp olive oil, teaspoon lemon juice, pepper and salt.
Olive oil heated in a pan, add chopped garlic, onion and ginger and fry until soft. Then add the lemon juice, put in a saucepan the chopped spinach, diced potatoes, pour in broth and bring to a boil, cook 10 minutes. After that, pulirula soup in a blender, seasoned with salt and pepper and served to the table.
Very tasty second dish is tagliatelle with spinach. You will need 6 "nests" tagliatelle, 300 grams of leaves of fresh spinach, a pint of whipping cream, nutmeg, pepper and salt. The spinach and chop coarsely. Boil the cream and add the spinach. When the cream is half evaporated, the mass is seasoned with spices. Boiled tagliatelle are placed on the plates and inside the "nest" is laid out with a creamy spinach sauce.
Healthy fresh spinach and other fruits. Taken 100 g of spinach, 2 bananas, 1 large Apple, 2 kiwi and orange. Spinach Apple and oranges squeezed juice. Bananas and kiwi are blended in a blender. All mixed, poured into glasses and served with ice.