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Cook spinach to really bring out flavor of this versatile vegetable

By Joan Namkoong

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 30, 2012

~~<p>Spinach is the most incredible shrinking vegetable around. Buy a pound or two, steam it until it wilts, drain, cool and squeeze it down to just a handful of green &mdash; it shrinks by 90 percent when it is cooked.</p>
<p>Of course, you could eat spinach raw in a salad, an abundance of green leaves is just an ounce or two. But the delicious flavor of spinach really comes through when it's cooked.</p>
~~

Spinach is the most incredible shrinking vegetable around. Buy a pound or two, steam it until it wilts, drain, cool and squeeze it down to just a handful of green — it shrinks by 90 percent when it is cooked.

Of course, you could eat spinach raw in a salad, an abundance of green leaves is just an ounce or two. But the delicious flavor of spinach really comes through when it's cooked. Login for more...



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