Spinach Recipes

Channel your inner Popeye the Sailor Man with these spinach recipes! Low in calories but rich in iron and vitamins C and A, find a world of nutritious recipes for fresh and canned spinach including salads, hot dips, green juices and smoothies, sauteed spinach sides, and more. Whatever type of spinach (curly and leafy, flat-leaf, or baby spinach) you choose, this good-for-you green is perfect to incorporate into any meal!

Most Popular

These Delicious Spinach Pasta Recipes Will Help You Add More Greens to Your Weeknight Dinners

Spinach may not give you Popeye strength, but it certainly packs a palatable iron-rich punch. Scroll through for sumptuous spinach pasta dishes—they're so good that they'll prompt even the pickiest eaters to demand seconds.
By Alyssa Langer, RDN

Easy Creamed Spinach

Rating: 3.43 stars 488
Our take on the classic creamed spinach side dish uses fresh spinach and cream cheese as a thickener. It's a crowd pleasing recipe that's popular with both young and old.

Creamy Lemon Chicken with Spinach and Artichokes

Like your favorite dip reinvented as a meal, and made healthier to boot! Sauteed chicken cutlets cook fast, and cream cheese provides a little richness with less fat than heavy cream.

Stracciatella Soup

Rating: 3.53 stars 70
Eggs and Parmesan cheese are whisked into this classic Italian soup to make it smooth and creamy, while spinach makes it healthy and filling.

Cheesy Spinach-Potato Egg Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 1
A fantastic one-dish meal, our egg casserole with spinach and potatoes is naturally gluten-free and vegetarian, making it perfect for a gathering with mixed dietary needs. And while it is special enough to serve at a holiday brunch, the fact that you can prep it all the night before means that it is easy enough for everyday mornings, too. 

Chicken and Spinach Casserole

Rating: 3.47 stars 430
Use the supermarket staple of rotisserie chicken in this comforting casserole. Combine shredded chicken with sauteed spinach in a cream sauce, pour into a baking dish, and top with torn bread. Serve your family this creamy, bubbling casserole for a cozy dinner.

Easy Florentine Egg Cups

At your next brunch, try this super-simple take on a classic. All you have to do is layer bread, spinach, and eggs in a muffin tin, then bake until the bread is toasted and the yolks are perfectly runny.

Hot Spinach Dip

Rating: 3.17 stars 2587
This rich, creamy dish makes the perfect party dip. Otherwise, you might devour it all yourself.

Creamed-Spinach Gratin

Nutty Gruyere cheese and crunchy toasted breadcrumbs take the classic steakhouse side to the next level. It'll quickly become a family favorite.

Slow-Cooker White-Bean Soup

There's butternut squash, leeks, and spinach as well as white beans in this hearty, rich, and flavorful vegetarian soup. It's a recipe that proves the slow cooker is as well suited to vegetable recipes as to big pieces of meat.

Egg Sandwiches for a Crowd

Hungry mouths to feed the morning after Thanksgiving? Put that leftover turkey to good use and make a quick, no-fuss frittata in a baking dish, then slice and place on toast slathered with Dijonnaise.

Chicken Paillards with Squash and Spinach

Rating: 3.15 stars 115
A paillard is simply a skinless, boneless chicken-breast half that you butterfly and pound thin. It's one of the speediest routes to a lean meal: While you prep and saute it, roast some squash and red onion, then place it on top with fresh spinach and crisp fried sage.

Inspiration and Ideas

Steamed Spinach

Rating: 2.67 stars

Spinach greens will become tender in a few minutes after steaming, so don't walk away from them.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).