Just ordered spinach powder and I have no idea what to do with it.
Any ideas? Can I make dips?
Thank you all so much.
Oh, thank you so very much.
I am so excited! I will have to try tomato powder too!
My Italian market sells it and tomato powder and several others. I've always wanted to buy some but haven't yet. I did some research and found some recipes to use it in so I'm ready when I do actually buy a bag. Of course you can make pasta with it but here are other uses.
Please PM me if you try any recipes you like with it.
Creamy Spinach Soup Make a thin white sauce (if you need a recipe let
me know) add 3-4 tablespoons of spinach flour
and stir Stir well, then let set 30 minutes. After the 30 minutes
reheat and eat OR 2 Tablespoons
unsalted butter 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated
nutmeg (can be purchased
whole at herb shop or any good grocery store) 2 chicken bouillon cubes
1 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cups
half and half 1/4 cup dried powdered spinach Melt butter in saucepan.
Add onion powder,
nutmeg and bouillon cubes. Crush and dissolve bouillon cubes adding a
little milk if necessary.
Add remaining milk and half and half. Heat to 185 degrees (just below
boiling). Place spinach
power in bowl or blender. Pour hot milk mixture over spinach. Blend
well. Serve at once. Yield:
3 small cups of soup as an appetizer or 1 large bowl (2 cups) as a main
=============================================== Spinach Squares 4
butter 3 eggs 1 c. flour 1 1/2 cups milk 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking
powder 1 lb. grated cheddar 1/4
cup spinach flour 1 tbsp. chopped onion Seasoned salt (opt.) Preheat
oven to 350 degrees. Melt
butter in 9 x 13 inch baking dish in oven. Remove dish. Beat eggs then
add flour, milk, salt and
baking powder. Mix well. Add cheese, spinach flour, onion and mix well.
Spoon into dish and
level off. Sprinkle with seasoned salt if desired. Bake 35 minutes at
350 degrees. Cool and cut
================================================ Spinach Feta Bread
3/4 cup spinach flour -- 2-1/4 teaspoons yeast -- 3 cups bread flour
-- 1/3 cup wheat bran -- 1-1/2
tablespoons sugar -- 1/2 tablespoon salt -- 1/2 tablespoon nutmeg --
1/2 teaspoon black pepper --
3 tablespoons oil -- 2 eggs -- 1/3 cup feta cheese -- 1/2 cup water
Bring all ingredients to room
temperature and add to machine. Select white bread cycle.
---------------------------- Spinach Casserole 1 pint cottage cheese
4 eggs, beaten 3 tablespoons
flour 1/4 lb. cheddar cheese cubed 1/2 cup spinach flour 3 - 4
tablespoons of butter dash of salt
Mix together cottage cheese, eggs and flour. Add cheese. Cut butter
into pieces and combined
with mixture. Add salt. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
--------------------------------------- ----- Spinach and Mushroom
Quiche 2 medium onions, white
or yellow, chopped 1/2-1" size 8 ounces mushrooms washed ond sliced 1/2
to 2/3 cup spinach
flour 2 or more cloves garlic, minced 3 or 4 eggs beaten with about 1/2
cup milk 1 cup grated
mozzarella cheese 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 1 nine-inch deep
dish pie crust 1-2 tbs
butter Herb for garnish and flavor, such as Rosemary, Summer Savory,
Marjoram Salt and
pepper to taste
Bake at 350 F for one hour or until no longer juicy inside. Melt the
butter over medium heat,
saute onions and add garlic in a skillet. When onions are translucent
add the mushrooms and
cook out the juice. Then add the spinach flour and extra milk if needed
and mix together. Add
your salt and pepper. Place the pie crust on a cookie sheet or
something similar. Transfer
vegetable mixture to the pie crust and spread evenly. Sprinkle the
mozzarella cheese on top, then
sprinkle on the cheddar cheese. Separately gently beat the eggs adding
the milk. Salt and pepper
can be added to the eggs, add the herb 1/2 tsp. Slowly pour the egg
mixture over the cheese and
veggies. Sometimes its too full so don't use all the egg. Clean any
spilled egg off the cookie sheet
and put the quiche back on the pan, sprinkle with additional herbs.
Place pan in the lower part of
the oven for the first 30 minutes and then transfer to the upper half
to finish baking.
SOLAR VEGETABLE SOUP which
serves about 6 3 medium chopped tomatoes 1 chopped red onion 1 chopped
leek 1 chopped
celery stalk 2 small chopped zucchini or other squash 1/3 cup spinach
flour 2 1/2 to 3 cups flour
basil to taste which is optional dill to taste which is optional, but
good Combine vegetables in a
bowl. Mix in water, basil and dill. Pour into your dutch oven and leave
in the sun 4 to 6 hours
I ordered from www.myspicesage.com
I tried to order some things I have never tried before, spinach powder, hickory smoked sea salt, cheddar cheese powder, applewood smoked sea salt, hawaiin sea salt, sesame sesoning.
I am excited to get started experimenting!
I certainly will let you know if I try any of these recipes.
My brother sent some applewood and Hickory bacon smoked sea salt and we like it. Have fun experimenting. I love trying new things! I bet you could also put a little spinach powder into fruit smoothies for green food smoothies. I make green smoothies all the time and if you put a lot of fruit you don't even know you are drinking vegetables too.
I order from Honeyvillegrain.com quite a bit and love their dried corn. We eat it like chips, straight from the can. It is so unbelievably sweet, yet crunchy but not rock hard.
Mercy sakes, I feel as if a whole new world is opening up before me!
I have got to try the dried corn, that sounds great. I have a very finnicky 6 year old, who may like that. I will also have to sneak some spinach powder into his smoothies!
Thank you so much.
I am constantly amazed at what is out there to try. I first tried the dried corn at a spice shop in Milwaukee, WI and loved it. I took a chance on this brand but the reviews were so good I wasn't too worried. It is just as good as the corn fromMilwaukee and as good as the reviews state.
Food is my playground! Lol!
I hope you like the casserole. I was at the Italian market today to buy some artichoke hearts and noticed they also have artichoke powder, roasted chestnut powder and garbanzo bean flour (but that isn't unusual) in addition to the spinach powder. I wish I had a lot of extra money. I'd love to go on a shopping spree there!
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