Spinach goma-ae: vegan

 

Ingredients:

12 oz of raw baby spinach
1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp tahini
1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp white wine

sesame seeds

Directions:

Sauté spinach in olive oil till wilted. Turn off heat.

Mix the rest of the ingredients well and pour over sautéd spinach.

Garnish with sesame seeds

Serves 2: 142 calories each serving. 

I love to get this in Japanese restaurants, but there are not many who carry it near me, so I learned how to make it.

Traditionally it calls for you to crush your own sesame seeds, but why do that when there is tahini available?

Also, most recipes call for you to boil the spinach and squeeze it dry. You can do that if you like, then add the sauce.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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