How to Wash Vegetables with Baking Soda
Baking soda has many household uses, one of which is as a natural vegetable cleaner. By adding baking soda to a vegetable wash solution, you can more effectively remove dust, dirt and bacteria from your veggies. Here’s how to wash your vegetables with baking soda:
- Baking soda
- White vinegar
- Fill a large sink or bowl with cold water.
- Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar to the water. Stir well.
- Add the vegetables to the water.
- Soak the vegetables for 10-20 minutes.
- Remove the vegetables from the water, then rinse with cold water.
- Dry the vegetables with paper towels or a clean cloth.
- You can also add a few drops of dish soap to the water for extra cleaning power.
- Be sure to thoroughly rinse all the soap and baking soda off the vegetables before eating.
- For a stronger cleaning solution, add more baking soda and vinegar.
Using baking soda for vegetable washing is a great way to naturally and effectively remove dirt, dust, and bacteria from your vegetables. With the right ingredients and a few simple steps, you can easily clean and enjoy your vegetables guilt-free.