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Old 04-08-2008, 09:29 AM   #1
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ISO a use for spinach stems

Does anyone else stem their spinach? After I've a tub full of stems that usually get thrown away with a handfull left for soup stock. Any suggestions on how I can make a dish out of them or what I might be able to add them to?



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Old 04-08-2008, 09:35 AM   #2
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If it's young spinach no, I use them. Bigger leaves yes, if I am using in a salad, no if I am sauteeing. You could use them for a vegetable stock though.


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Old 04-08-2008, 09:45 AM   #3
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Cream of spinach soup? Spinach puree?
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Old 04-08-2008, 09:46 AM   #4
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you could chop and add to mashed potatoes for a champ or colcannon type thing.

they're also good blanched and tossed in sesame oil.

hmm, i guess chooped and added to a soft cheese stuffing for chicken or chops.
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Old 04-08-2008, 01:47 PM   #5
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Add them to basil when you make pesto.
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Old 04-08-2008, 01:53 PM   #6
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Use in stir fry,

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