Sayur Bayam Jagung recipe and Health Benefits

Ingredients :
2 bundles or more of fresh spinach leaves
2 carrots, peeled and finely chopped according to preference
1 sweet corn, cleaned and kernels removed, set aside
2 cloves of garlic, crushed and thinly sliced
2 shallots, thinly sliced
1 medium-sized tomato, cut into pieces
Sufficient amount of water
Salt to taste
Granulated sugar to taste

How to Make Sayur Bayam Jagung:
1. Prepare a medium-sized pot and fill it with an adequate amount of water. Bring the water to a boil.
2. Once the water is boiling, add the thinly sliced shallots and garlic into the pot.
3. Cook the ingredients until the water boils again and a fragrant aroma emerges.
4. Add the sweet corn and carrots into the pot. Cook these vegetables until they are tender and cooked through.
5. Once the carrots and corn are tender, add salt to the pot. By adding salt to the boiling water before adding the spinach, it will help retain the vibrant green color of the spinach leaves.
6. After that, add the spinach into the pot.
7. Also, add granulated sugar and stir until well combined.
8. Taste the clear spinach and corn soup and adjust the seasoning by adding more salt or sugar according to your preference.
9. Once the soup is boiling, add the diced tomatoes, give it a quick stir, and then remove from heat.
10. Serve the clear spinach and corn soup in a heat-resistant bowl. It is now ready to be served.

Health Benefits :
Spinach is a nutritious vegetable that offers a variety of beneficial nutrients. It is rich in vitamins, including vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B complex, vitamin K, and vitamin E. Additionally, spinach contains other beneficial nutrients such as folate (making it especially beneficial for pregnant women), magnesium, calcium, potassium, iron, and sodium. Spinach is also known for its high fiber content and antioxidant properties.