[Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Spinach With Sesame Dressing

Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 


Serves 2


・Spinach – 1 branch

・White sesame seeds – 1 1/2 tbsp

・Soy sauce – 1/2 tbsp

・Sugar – 1 tsp

・Salt – 2 tsp



  1. Boil a litre of water in a pot and add the salt
  2. Wash the spinach and boil it in the water for 1 minute
  3. Put the spinach into a bowl of cold water
  4. After a few seconds, remove the spinach from the water and cut into 3 or 4 cm pieces
  5. Squeeze the moisture out of the spinach with your hands
  6. Pour the sesame seeds into a grinding bowl and half grind
  7. Add the soy sauce and sugar to the sesame seeds and mix well
  8. Squeeze the remaining moisture out of the spinach and add it to the sesame seed mix
  9. Place the mixture into a dish to serve


This recipe was created as a collaboration work between the Gunma Prefecture & Spoonful Singapore.