How To Retailer Leafy Greens Recent 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 12 months. So what do I eat every day..
I really like cabbage however a while again I used to be satisfied by stories 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. 🙁
Properly 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 may have them to your coronary heart ful however what to do whenever you don’t get them available in the market. Not solely that, I can’t go to the market every day to purchase contemporary inexperienced leafy veggies, so tips on how to protect them for future use for as a lot time as I can. I used to be pondering of a way out once I learn just a few superb recommendations on the web. Right now on this submit I’m going to share with you ways 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 will be preserved by wrapping up in kitchen towels or information papers. Wrap the lot nicely and retailer in fridge. Each leaves keep contemporary for greater than every week. Coriander will be saved in fridge on this approach additionally:
Lettuce too will be saved 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 would like 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 pondering of maintaining them for an extended interval of months altogether appeared not possible once I came upon methods for that too. OOhh!! I do know I’m one of the best… 😉
Recent for every week
To maintain leaves contemporary within the fridge for round every week I simply snip off the underside a part of spinach bunches and dip the bottoms in a glass of water. Then hold that tumbler in fridge and revel in contemporary spinach leaves for every week until you top off a brand new lot of greens in the fridge.
One other approach of maintaining spinach leaves contemporary for greater than every week in fridge is to maintain like this….
Or you may simply merely wrap up the whole thing in an outdated 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 outdated ice trays. Freeze and retailer in Ziplock luggage. You should utilize these whenever you want for soups, gravies and smoothies or wherever you need. 🙂
Spinach will be preserved in dice kind for a lot of months.
One other factor that may be preserved for a protracted interval in freezer is Recent inexperienced Peas. My son could be very keen on ‘Inexperienced peas masala pulao’, nicely I’m the one one on a low carb food plan in my household.. others eat rice and grains in all of the meals, nicely not that I’m jealous or one thing however sure many 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 12 months. 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 night time I peal them and provides a very good wash, allow them to dry in a single day and within the morning pack in both ziplock luggage or regular veggie nylon web or material luggage. Executed that every one luggage go within the freezer after which they’re good to go for a full 12 months… everytime you need to use inexperienced peas simply take out required amount from the bag and use in your dishes.
That is what my handmade frozen peas seem like after a six months in freezer. When cooked they’re pretty much as good as contemporary inexperienced peas. 🙂
Do you suppose now tips on how to retailer Leafy Greens Recent within the Fridge?