Today, we’re going to prepare a delicious appetizer using common garden spinach. Thanks to the Georgian culinary tradition, we’ve got a wonderful recipe to delight your taste buds.
This Georgian Spinach, Cilantro, and Walnut Appetizer is not just a treat for your palate but a nod to the rich culinary traditions of the region.
As we blend the earthy goodness of spinach, the nuttiness of walnuts, and the aromatic charm of cilantro, we’re adding a touch of Khmeli-Suneli seasoning to transport your senses to the streets of Tbilisi. A splash of red wine vinegar provides the perfect balance, creating a symphony of flavors.
Chill these creations for a while, and when it’s time to serve, pair them with delicate, crispy crackers that elevate every bite. It’s a culinary journey that’s as simple as it is delightful, and it’s bound to leave you craving for more. So, get ready to savor a taste of Georgia right at home – because this dish is incredibly delicious and a wonderful tribute to Georgian cuisine. Bon appétit!
- Spinach – a large bowl
- Walnuts – 1 cup
- Cilantro – 1 bunch
- Khmeli-Suneli (seasoning) – 2-3 tsp
- Red wine vinegar – 1-2 tbsp
Rinse the spinach thoroughly, scald it with boiling water (or boil it for 2-3 minutes), and then drain the water.
Place all the ingredients in a blender and pulse until well blended.
Form the mixture into small balls or simply transfer the entire mixture to a bowl. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
Serve for lunch on thin, crispy crackers. It’s incredibly delicious!
Enjoy your meal!