Sigeumchi Namul – Seasoned Fresh Spinach

A simple, quick, and tasty way to enjoy fresh spinach.


2 bunches (about 12 ounces) fresh bunch spinach(stem & leaf, not the bagged leaves)

2 green onions, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 Teaspoon toasted sesame seed

1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon salt


1 tablespoon Sogogi Dashida (powdered beef soup stock)*

(or substitute your favorite powdered soup mix or bullion)


Wash spinach thoroughly in cold water.

In a large pot, add 1 tablespoon salt to 1 quart of water and bring to a full boil.

Completely immerse spinach, stem ends first, in the boiling water

Remove from heat after about 30 seconds and rinse immediately in cold water.

Squeeze excess water from spinach.

Place spinach in a medium mixing bowl then add all ingredients and mix well.

Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Prepare as above but add 2 tablespoon of pure sesame oil and 1 teaspoon coarse ground red chili powder.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: About  2 ounces.

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Amount Per Serving

Calories 16.74

Calories From Fat (21%) 3.53

Calories From Protein (26%) 4.33

Calories From Carbohydrates (53%) 8.88

Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 0.42g <1%

Saturated Fat 0.06g <1%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.08g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.18g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 238.86mg 10%

Potassium 323.5mg 9%

Total Carbohydrates 2.47g <1%

Fiber 1.34g 5%

Sugar 0.26g

Sugar Alcohols 0g

Net Carbohydrates 1.13g

Protein 1.75g 4%

Vitamin A 5322.05IU 106%

Vitamin C 16.31mg 27%

Calcium 62.24mg 6%

Iron 1.62mg 9%

Vitamin E 1.16mg 12%

Vitamin D 0IU

Thiamin 0.05mg 3%

Riboflavin 0.11mg 6%

Niacin 0.44mg 2%

Vitamin B6 0.12mg 6%

Folate 110.89mcg 28%

Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.04mg <1%

Vitamin K 275.38mcg 344%

Phosphorus 31.84mg 3%

Magnesium 46.59mg 12%

Zinc 0.34mg 2%

Copper 0.09mg 5%

Manganese 0.53mg 27%

Selenium 0.7mcg 1%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 53g 0%

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