Grandma's Recipe - Spinach with Sesame Seeds

Grandma's Recipe - Spinach with Sesame Seeds

Grandma's secret recipe. It has a gentle flavor.
By using the microwave, this recipe eliminates the need to parboil the spinach, keeping the nutrients intact.

Ingredients: 2 servings

1 bunch
● Ground sesame seeds
2 tablespoons
● Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
● Sugar
1/3 teaspoon
● Bonito flakes
a generous pinch
● Hon-dashi Japanese stock granules
a pinch


1. Thoroughly rinse the spinach, wrap in plastic wrap, then microwave for 1 minute. When it cools down, squeeze out the excess water, then cut into 3 cm.
2. Combine the spinach from Step 1 with the ● ingredients, and serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

This was passed down from my grandmother to my mother, then from my mother to me.