Ginger Paste

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol, low fat, low sodium, no added sugar, raw foods, vegan

Ginger Paste

Yield:

1 c (240 g)

Total Time:

10 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (150 g) fresh ginger root, unpeeled

Directions

  1. Place ginger into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 45 seconds, using the tamper to press the ginger into the blades.
  5. Cover a baking sheet with plastic wrap and place rounded teaspoons 1/2-inch (1.3 cm) apart.
  6. Freeze until solid and store in plastic bag.

Use half the amount of ginger paste if a recipe calls for ground ginger. Keep refrigerated 3 weeks or in the freezer for 6 months.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 2 Tablespoons (30 g)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 14
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 0 g