Spinach in dietary nutrition. Recipes
When we learned so much useful information about spinach, it is worth noting its dietetic abilities. After all, this valuable product helps to reduce weight. The fact is that the spinach contains very few calories and a lot of needed nutrients, so it can be an ideal product for those who want to lose weight without harm to health. Let’s talk about how best to use it in our menu, how to cook it, how to make it tasty and beneficial at the same time.
It is recommended to eat fresh spinach that means it’s desirable to cook salads more often. However while many beneficial substances are stored during heat treatment, its can be used in the preparation of stews, meat pies, soups.
Taste of the spinach is almost neutral, and can be combined with many dishes. If you add it to dough, mashed potatoes, desserts, they will acquire a beautiful greenish hue. Meat cutlets with addition of the spinach will be more juicy and easier to digest because of its properties. Omelet from eggs and spinach will be bright and attractive. Fresh cottage cheese mixed with young spinach is good for breakfast – such a meal well nourishes and gives energy for the whole day.
Cheese soup with spinach
Lower rice and chopped potatoes into boiling water. Lightly fry chopped carrots and onions, and also add to the soup. Then cut melted cheese into cubes and put into the boiling soup. Boil eggs and cut them into cubes. Finely shred the spinach. Three minutes before the end of cooking, lower the spinach into the pan, then add the eggs and chopped green onions. A few minutes later the soup is ready, but it is desirable to let it infuse for 15 minutes.
Spinach with tomatoes
This is a very easy dish. Cut tomatoes into slices and lightly fry. Cut garlic and add to the tomatoes. After a few minutes put the chopped spinach leaves. Stew all the ingredients until soft. When serving, sprinkle with sesame seeds and black pepper.
Casserole with spinach and noodles
This simple and delicious casserole will help to get rid of extra kilos. For its preparation you need to take 500 grams of fresh spinach, boil it, mash and add lemon juice with zest. Boil the noodles. Whisk 2-3 eggs with 2 tablespoons of sugar, mix with spinach and 100 grams of boiled noodles, add 1 tablespoon of butter and bake in the oven. You can cook this casserole without sugar. In that case, add a little salt, and half the dose of lemon juice. This option will be more dietary and will still be delicious, especially since the casserole is served with sour cream.
Take colorful bell peppers and cut into strips. Cut the red onion into half rings, tomatoes – into cubes. Lay out the vegetables on the spinach leaves and pour by the olive oil. You can also chop the spinach leaves and simply mix the ingredients – as you wish.
Cocktail with spinach
To cook this delicious drink, you need to take half an avocado, a small apple (preferably green), half a banana, a glass of apple juice, a glass of chopped kale and a glass of chopped spinach leaves. Whip all ingredients in a blender until smooth.