How To Store Leafy Greens Fresh In The Fridge
I had been on a low carb food regimen 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 experiences 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 lower it open to make my favorite cauliflower rice. 🙁
Well now the issue with these is that these leaves are very smooth 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 if 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 learn 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 a couple of excellent ideas on the web. Today on this put up 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. (Yes I imply it) 😀
Coriander and Lettuce
Coriander and Lettuce might be preserved by wrapping up in kitchen towels or information papers. Wrap the lot nicely and retailer in fridge. Both leaves keep recent for greater than every week. Coriander might be saved in fridge on this manner additionally:
Lettuce too might 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 the perfect… 😉
Fresh for every week
To maintain leaves recent 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 maintain that cup in fridge and revel in recent spinach leaves for every week until you replenish a brand new lot of greens in the fridge.
Another manner of maintaining spinach leaves recent for greater than every 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… Take a glance:
Just wash spinach, make a puree in blender and replenish the previous ice trays. Freeze and retailer in Ziplock luggage. You can use these if you want for soups, gravies and smoothies or wherever you need. 🙂
Spinach might be preserved in dice type for a lot of months.
Another factor that may be preserved for an extended interval in freezer is Fresh inexperienced Peas. My son may be very keen on ‘Green peas masala pulao’, nicely I'm the one one on a low carb food regimen 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 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. While watching TV at evening I peal them and provides a great wash, allow them to dry in a single day and within the morning pack in both ziplock luggage or regular veggie nylon web or fabric luggage. Done that each one luggage go within the freezer after which they're good to go for a full yr… everytime you need to use inexperienced peas simply take out required amount from the bag and use in your dishes.
This is what my handmade frozen peas seem like after a six months in freezer. When cooked they're pretty much as good as recent inexperienced peas. 🙂