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Simple Namul with Plenty of Komatsuna!

Simple Namul with Plenty of Komatsuna!

This is a voluminous namul (Korean seasoned vegetables) with plenty of parboiled komatsuna greens.
Chinese soup stock and sesame oil gives a rich flavor!

Ingredients: 4 servings

Komatsuna
1/2 bunch (about 10 stalks)
Carrot
1/2
★ Chinese soup stock (granules)
1 teaspoon or more
★ Pepper
to taste
★ Sesame seeds
to taste
★ Lemon juice (optional)
2 to 3 drops
◎ Sesame oil (for finishing)
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Parboil the komatsuna, rinse in cold water, then thoroughly squeeze out the excess water. Chop into 3 cm lengths.
2. Julienne the carrot with a slicer. Lightly sprinkle with salt, let sit for a while, then squeeze out the excess liquid.
3. Combine the komatsuna and carrots, then season with the ★ ingredients. If it needs more flavor, add salt. Be sure to use plenty of pepper!

Story Behind this Recipe

I was lured by the 100 yen komatsuna...
I used 1/2 a bunch for a refreshing salad and the other 1/2 for a rich namul!
Our family's namul is made using Chinese soup stock, pepper, and sesame oil. The artificial flavoring really does its stuff.