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SPINACH PUREE

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Enriched with the goodness of iron, Popeye’s favorite spinach has never been tastier. Serve Spinach Puree like a soup or use it as a basic sauce to enhance the flavor of other dishes, the choice is yours.
Ingredients
  Salt To Taste
  Nutmeg To Taste
  Spinach 2 Pound
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Whole wheat flour 1 Tablespoon
  Stock 2 1⁄2 Pint
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Milk 1 Pint
Directions

MAKING
1. Wash spinach in water 4 to 5 times before transferring it wet, into the pan.
2. Cover with lid and stew gently until it becomes tender. Stir it occasionally. Add water if needed but ensure that it is not more than ¼ cup.
3. Strain cooked spinach through sieve to puree.
4. In a pan, melt butter and add a crushed clove of garlic. Cook it and stir it occasionally but do not brown.
5. Add flour and a cup of milk gradually to make a sauce. Boil it gently for a minute.
6. Add salt and nutmeg.
7. Add the remaining milk gradually, while stirring.
8. Add stock then puree. Bring it to a boil.

SERVING
9. Season it before serving Spinach Puree in a hot tureen with croutons of fried whole wheat bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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