Wednesday, February 22, 2012
In the Spirit of Freezing - Spinach, Cilantro, Green Onions and Parsley
I thought I continue sharing my logic and process as to show that there is some peace in my madness :)
3 bunches of Spinach
3 bunches of Cilantro
6 bunches of Green Onions
4 bunches of Flat Leaf Parsley
1 bunch of regular Parsley
1 Romain Lettuce
It took me about 1 hour to wash all of the above.
but what comes out of it all?
Today I spend about another hour or so chopping it all up in the food processor and frying it. Getting piles of my greens.
Tomorrow I will make something out of it all, and freeze the rest.
From it all I have the difficult part of the following done:
8 servings of Allo Esfenaj (Persian Prune and Spinach Stew with red meat)
8 servings Ghorme Sabzi (Persian Stew with greens, red kidney beans and red meat)
4-6 servings of Kookoo Sabzi (a crustless quiche type Persian Meal traditional for Persian New Year)
and some onions to chomp on, garnish with or make fried rice with (like I did last night for dinner)
Now that's awesome. Ok maybe a bit too enthusiastic but I truly feel that way!
HOW I WASH
How I wash my veggies, herbs, and even fruit is with Vinegar!
Even my delicate raspberries? I wash with vinegar and rinse after. Nobody has EVER detected a taste.
I use regular White vinegar I buy in bulk from Costco. It is my cleaning solution for most everything. Non-toxic and a natural disinfectant! And inexpensive.
I put it in a dollar store spray bottle and use it ALL THE TIME!
Also it makes me feel like my pesticides have been washed off of my fruits and veggies (if I am not buying organic).
Hope this tip helps... ENJOY!