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Asian Spinach with Ginger and Garlic

Asian Spinach with Ginger and Garlic

One of my favorite dishes that is perfect warm or as a chilled salad. This can be made with any green you chose such as kale, bok choy or any Asian green.

Steamed Spinach with Spicy Ginger Dressing

Serves 6

Ingredients

1 Tb. vegetable oil

1 Tb. finely minced ginger

3 cloves minced garlic

3 Tb. soy sauce or Tamari

2 Tb. rice vinegar

2 tsp. sugar

1 Tb. sesame oil

½ tsp. red pepper flakes

8 cups packed baby spinach, tough stems removed- 3 pounds

2 Tb. toasted sesame seeds, garnish

Procedure

1. Sauté the ginger and garlic in the oil for 30 seconds. Transfer to a large bow and add the soy, rice vinegar, sugar, sesame oil and red pepper flakes.

2. Place the greens in a large stockpot with a small amount of water in the bottom. Cover and steam until wilted about 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a colander and drain well.

3. Transfer greens to the bowl and toss with the dressing. Serve with toasted sesame seeds as a garnish.

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