Wednesday, October 10, 2012


chop the steamed, drained fresh spinach


2 bags fresh baby spinach, steamed, drained and chopped
1 cup raw cashews
2 Tbsp. raw pine nuts
1 1/2 cup water
4 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper


Steam 2 bags of fresh baby spinach.  Strain to remove the water.

steaming fresh spinach

2 bag yield, drain well

Meanwhile in a blender, grind cashews and pine nuts into a fine powder. Add water, lemon juice, garlic, nutmeg, and salt. Blend until completely smooth.

Transfer sauce to a small saucepan over medium heat and whisk as you bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 7 minutes, whisking regularly. Stir in black pepper.

Place the sauce in a large serving bowl and add the chopped spinach.  Mix well.  Add more salt and pepper if necessary.

creamed spinach

lunch for me, consisted of creamed spinach
and brown Jasmine rice

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