How To Retailer Leafy Greens Contemporary In The Fridge
I had been on a low carb diet for nearly three years and am an occasional non-vegetarian for the final one yr. So what do I eat every day..
I really like cabbage however a while again I used to be satisfied by reviews that these having thyroid points ought to eat cabbage much less. 🙁
I prefer it however hate to see these crawlers winking at me as I reduce it open to make my favorite cauliflower rice. 🙁
Nicely now the issue with these is that these leaves are very mushy and so troublesome to maintain them for lengthy in the fridge. 🙁
So now my level right here is that when these greens are in season you possibly can have them to your coronary heart ful however what to do while you don’t get them out there. Not solely that, I can’t go to the market every day to purchase recent inexperienced leafy veggies, so the right way to protect them for future use for as a lot time as I can. I used to be considering of a way out after I learn a number of excellent strategies on the web. As we speak on this put up I’m going to share with you the way I’m dealing with my inexperienced greens in order that I can use them all year long. (Sure I imply it) 😀
Coriander and Lettuce
Coriander and Lettuce may be preserved by wrapping up in kitchen towels or information papers. Wrap the lot effectively and retailer in fridge. Each leaves keep recent for greater than per week. Coriander may be stored in fridge on this method additionally:
Lettuce too may be stored in a zipper bag wrapped in tissue paper, however the bag shouldn’t be closed from prime. It stays for greater than 10 days in my fridge.
Spinach is one other factor which I want all year long and the issue with inexperienced leafy greens is that they don’t keep greater than a day or two in fridge so considering of preserving them for an extended interval of months altogether appeared unattainable after I discovered methods for that too. OOhh!! I do know I’m the perfect… 😉
Contemporary for per week
To maintain leaves recent within the fridge for round per week I simply snip off the underside a part of spinach bunches and dip the bottoms in a glass of water. Then hold that cup in fridge and luxuriate in recent spinach leaves for per week until you replenish a brand new lot of greens in the fridge.
One other method of preserving spinach leaves recent for greater than per week in fridge is to maintain like this….
Or you possibly can simply merely wrap up the whole thing in an previous information paper or kitchen towels / hand towels like this :
And now that is one thing I like to protect spinach in… Have a look:
Simply wash spinach, make a puree in blender and replenish the previous ice trays. Freeze and retailer in Ziplock luggage. You should utilize these while you want for soups, gravies and smoothies or wherever you need. 🙂
Spinach may be preserved in dice kind for a lot of months.
One other factor that may be preserved for a protracted interval in freezer is Contemporary inexperienced Peas. My son may be very keen on ‘Inexperienced peas masala pulao’, effectively I’m the one one on a low carb weight loss program in my household.. others eat rice and grains in all of the meals, effectively not that I’m jealous or one thing however sure a lot of the instances it turns into troublesome to withstand that aroma of basmati rice and scorching peas…. Ummmm!!! I can scent it proper now. Its so yumm. 🙂 So now drawback is that I don’t get peas all year long however my son needs pulao each second day…. so I made a decision to protect inexperienced peas for the entire yr. How I do it’s right here:
In winters when vegetable market is overflowing with peas and also you get them as low cost as Rs 20 a kilo, I purchase round 20 kilos of inexperienced peas which comes cheaper than these 20Rs too. Whereas watching TV at evening I peal them and provides an excellent wash, allow them to dry in a single day and within the morning pack in both ziplock luggage or regular veggie nylon internet or fabric luggage. Accomplished that each one luggage go within the freezer after which they’re good to go for a full yr… everytime you wish to use inexperienced peas simply take out required amount from the bag and use in your dishes.
That is what my handmade frozen peas appear to be after a six months in freezer. When cooked they’re pretty much as good as recent inexperienced peas. 🙂
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