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 dishes that will prompt even the pickiest eaters to demand seconds.

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.

Easy Creamed Spinach

Rating: 3.43 stars
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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.

Lemony Pasta with Goat Cheese and Spinach

Rating: 3.7 stars
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This is one of the quickest, most efficient suppers on the planet. Creamy goat cheese makes its own sauce, but it needs the fresh brightness of lemon to really pop.

Strawberry Spinach Salad

If preparing this salad ahead of time, add all the ingredients to the vinaigrette with the exception of the spinach, then add the spinach on top and let stand until ready to toss.

Spinach Lasagna

Rating: 3.69 stars
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Traditional lasagna goes vegetarian when you substitute the meat for vegetables like spinach and zucchini. Layer this spinach lasagna with 3 types of cheese and bechamel sauce. You won't even miss the meat.

Steamed Spinach in the Microwave

This recipe uses a microwave to steam the remaining fresh spinach from Meaghan's Lasagna just before serving.

Vegetable Lasagna

Rating: 3.24 stars
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Spinach is the star of this vegetable lasagna recipe. The veggie-based recipe makes one large lasagna (9 by 13 inches) or two smaller ones (8 by 8). For the perfect make-ahead meal, prepare two vegetable lasagnas; bake one now, and freeze the other for later.

Freeze-Ahead Lasagna Primavera

Rating: 3.4 stars
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Layered with delicate veggies, a creamy sauce,and 3 cheeses, this lasagna captures thefreshness of spring -- straight from the freezer.

Spinach and Gruyere Quiches

Rating: 3.19 stars
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An outstanding quiche relies on a few simple elements: a creamy egg custard, buttery homemade crust, and flavorful cheese and vegetables. This family-friendly brunch recipe delivers all three.

Bacon and Spinach Quiche

Can't decide between a quiche Lorraine or Florentine for your next brunch? Add bacon and spinach to the basic filling for the best of both worlds.

Spaghetti with Spinach, Peas, and Herbed Ricotta

A vegetarian pasta that's just right for spring dinner. This 30-minute recipe calls for long strands of spaghetti to be tossed with spinach, peas, sweet onion, and topped off with a dollop of lemony basil ricotta.
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Spinach-Feta Pizza Slab Pie

Made from store-bought pizza dough, this savory pie filled with fresh spinach, mozzarella, and feta is a cinch to put together.