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!

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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.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Steamed Spinach

Rating: 2.67 stars
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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).