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Do you want to puree spinach but don’t have a blender?
Don’t worry, we’ve got the solution!
Making spinach purees without a blender is not as hard as it sounds. All you need is an old-fashioned mortar and pestle, or the more modern equivalent: a food processor.
In this story, I will show you how to make your very own spinach puree using these two methods.
This recipe is so easy and foolproof. You can use this technique for any type of leafy green vegetable that you want to turn into a sauce or soup base.
1. Spinach is a good source of vitamin A, C, and iron.
2. It’s also an excellent source of calcium and magnesium.
3. The green color comes from chlorophyll which helps with blood sugar regulation.
4. Spinach is high in fiber so it can help you feel full longer.
Spinach Puree Using Food Processor
Follow these steps:
1. Put the spinach into a pot and cover it with water, bring to boil then reduce heat to simmer for 2 minutes.
2) Drain cooked spinach in some cool running water – this will help keep cooking from continuing on raw leaves as they are stirred around by blades of food processor later on during their blending process;
3) Place cooled-down boiled but still wet leafy greens inside your food processor.
4) Now start pulsing these greenies until you see an even distribution of relatively smooth particles throughout what was once just little bunches of fresh plant material!
The result is a smooth puree that’s perfect for sauces, soups, and more. So easy!
You can also add in some salt or other seasonings to your water before you cook it down if desired-but this step isn’t necessary at all because of how flavorful spinach already tastes on its own when cooked with water.
Spinach Puree With Mortar And Pestle
1. Wash and clean your spinach.
2. Cut the stems off of the leaves.
3. Put a few handfuls of spinach in a mortar, then use a pestle to grind up until it becomes a green paste.
Want to puree other foods? Here is our guide on how to make puree without a blender.
Spinach puree can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days.
To store spinach puree in a freezer, freeze it in ice cube trays and then transfer them to an airtight bag or container.
Place the frozen spinach puree cubes into a pot of boiling water and cook until they are thawed.
How To Choose The Right Spinach
1. Choose spinach that is not wilted.
2. Remove the stems and leaves from the spinach, then wash it well.
3. Blanch the washed spinach in boiling water for about 30 seconds to soften it up.
4. Drain off any excess liquid before pureeing.
Use For These Amazing Recipes
1. Add spinach puree to your favorite pasta dish.
2. Mix it into mashed potatoes for a healthy twist on the classic side dish.
3. Blend it with eggs and Parmesan cheese to make an easy green frittata.
4. Stir in some spinach puree when making brownies or chocolate chip cookies.
Now that you know how to puree spinach without a blender, it’s time for the next step: cooking with your newfound knowledge!
Try out these recipes and see what they’re like when made using this easy method of making smooth sauces or soups from scratch in just minutes at home.