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Updated: Feb 7


<SPINACH GOMAAE/  ほうれん草の胡麻和え>


<Yield> 2 servings

<Prep time> 5 minutes

<Cook time> 2 minutes


- Japanese spinach (200g)


- 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

- 1 tbsp sugar

- ¾ tbsp soy sauce


1. Blanch Japanese spinach for 1-1.5 minutes (Watch more on YouTube). Allow the spinach to cool in an ice bath or under the faucet. Tightly squeeze out the excess moisture and chop into bite-sized pieces.

2. Grind the toasted sesame seeds until they reach a wet-sand-like consistency. Into the same bowl add sugar and soy sauce, then mix.

3. Add the blanched spinach (Step 1) into the dressing (Step 2). Toss to coat. Transfer to a plate. Ready to be enjoyed.

<Miwa’s tips>

- Feel free to change up the vegetables. Green beans, carrots, and bok choy would be great options.

- Ensure the sesame seeds are well-toasted and ground.

<Storage time>

Store it in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 days.

- First E-cookbooks are now available! I hope this will be helpful and enjoyable in your kitchen^^

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2023/12/16 MIWA

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