The benefits of seaweed can be enjoyed in a variety of Seaweed recipes. Seaweed is not a vile tasting ocean weed but a delicious and natural source for vitamins and minerals essential for wellness. Seaweed can be prepared in a number of different ways and incorporated into many recipes in your kitchen.
Mother Earth Ocean Soup
This recipe requires the following ingredients:
- 3 onions, chopped finely
- 3 tablespoons Olive oil, for frying
- 6 medium sized potatoes, cubed
- 2 carrots, sliced or grated
- 2 parsnips
- 1 cup of wild greens – dried or fresh
- 1 cup of dried seaweed, any variety
- 12 cups fresh water
Heat the olive oil in a pan. To test if the oil is hot enough, flick a few drops of water into the oil with you fingers – if it crackles, you can begin frying the onions until they turn brown.
Add all the other ingredients to the onions and cook until the vegetables are soft.
Add sea salt and additional seasonings to taste.
You can let the soup settle overnight or serve immediately.
Purple and Green Salad
Easier to prepare compared to soup, salad seaweed recipes taste as just good, if not better.
To make four portions of salad, gather the following ingredients:
- 4 cups Watercress
- 1 cup dulse pieces
- 1 cup goat cheese
In addition, mix lemon and olive oil to create a salad dressing.
Tear the dulse and watercress into pieces and portion into four bowls or small plates. Crumble goat cheese and drizzle the homemade dressing over the greens, to taste.
Carrot and Onion with Hijiki
This recipe requires:
- 1 cup dried Hijiki
- 1 cup warm water
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 onions, cut into crescents
- 2 carrots, slices diagonally
- 1 tablespoon tamari
Soak the Hijiki in warm water for 20-30 minutes. In the interim, fry the onions in the oil until brown and crispy.
Place the carrots in an even layer over the onions in a pan, followed by a layer of Hijiki. Along with approximately half the water used to soak earlier, add the tamari and cook covered until the carrots are soft.
Whether a salad, soup or vegetable dish, you will discover seaweed dishes can are easy to prepare and yield delicious results. With the many varieties and numerous recipes to be found, you can experiment with seaweed recipes, adding a healthy source of vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients to your daily diet.