How long to boil laminaria
Put quick frozen laminaria into a pan of cold water, bring water to boil and cook for 10-15 minutes. Repeat this for three times. Boiled this way laminaria loses its bad smell. Boil canned laminaria for 5minutes after water boils. Dried laminaria is to be pre-soaked in cold water for about 10-12 hours and then it should be boiled for 20-30 minutes.
The benefits of seaweed (kelp)
Seaweed contains a lot of substances that are useful to human body - amino acids, vitamins, phosphorus, magnesium and others.
Seaweed cleanses the body of toxins, improves the digestive tract, strengthens immunity, supports thyroid function, cleanses the blood.
Seaweed is recommended for atherosclerosis, hypertension, coronary heart disease and vitamin deficiency as well as oncology.
Attention! This recipe is especially relevant in winter – to prevent vitamin deficiency and to strengthen the immune system!
The ingredients of seaweed soup
Beef - 300 grams
Seaweed - 200 grams (dried) or 400 grams of canned
Potatoes - 4-5 medium-sized
Carrots - 1 large or 2 small
Onion - 1 head
Sour cream - 1 / 4 cup
Garlic - 2 cloves
Celery - 1 / 2 pcs.
Butter - a tablespoon
Parsley, dill, black pepper, bay leaf and salt - to taste.
Cooking seaweed soup
Boil the beef in a 5-gallon pot of water, put it out to cool, slice and return back to the pot. Brown the onions and carrots and add them to a saucepan with beef. Peel and chop the garlic - add to the soup. Add roots, herbs and spices. Cook for another 10 minutes.
If you use dried seaweed - add it before adding brown onions. If you use canned seaweed, than add it at the same time when you add seasonings.