Sesame Spinach salad

salad, vegan

This salad is one of the tastiest salads ever.  This dish is called “Namul” and  refers to  a variety of edible grass or leaves or seasoned herbal dishes made of them.  In Suriname we have a similar dish called “pitjel” and its served with hot spicy peanut sauce! YUM

Sesame seeds has many benefits, one of them is  it contains high levels of zinc, a vital component in the formation of collagen, which strengthens the muscle tissue, hair, and skin.  Sesame seeds are packed with unique organic compounds, such as sesamolin, as well as minerals like copper, calcium, iron, and manganese, as well as vitamins and fiber. These seeds may be small, but they pack a major health punch and can help with everything from digestion and circulation to bone strength and inflammation. And spinach has many benefits too, to name a few. It’s  good for the skin, eyesight, healthy blood pressure, stronger muscles, and boosted growth for infants.

So this salad is  perfect for the body and will benefit you in many ways!

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Ingredients:

1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

2 teaspoons soy sauce (gluten-free, not all soysauce’s are gluten-free)

2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

¼ cup water

500gr baby spinach

 

  • Place water in a pot big  and boil on high heat.
  • When the water is boiling add the spinach and stir until the spinach leafs are completely wilted.
  • This takes up to 3 minutes after drain the spinach and squeeze out the water.
  • Chop the spinach roughly.
  • Mix the spinach with the toasted sesame seeds, soy sauce and sesame oil. 

Bon Appétit

Spinach feta Calzone

snacks

The recipe here is a Calzone recipe but with puff pastry.

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What You’ll Need:

Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon asafoetida
1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (plain or flavored)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It?

1 Heat the oven to 400°F.

2 Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the asafoetida and cook until tender. Add the spinach and cook for 3 minutes. Remove the skillet from the heat. Stir in the cheese and black pepper. Let the mixture cool to room temperature.

3 Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Roll the pastry sheet into a 12-inch square. Cut into 16 (3-inch) squares. Brush edges of the squares with water. Place about 1 tablespoon spinach mixture in the center of each square. Fold the pastry over the filling to form triangles. Press the edges to seal. Place the filled pastries onto a baking sheet.
4 Bake for 15 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Remove the pastries from the baking sheet and let cool on wire racks for 10 minutes.