35+ Delicious Spinach Recipes

by Beth - Budget Bytes
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Spinach is one of my favorite ingredients because not only is it nutritious, but it is extremely versatile. In fact, I keep frozen spinach on hand at all times, but I also like to use fresh spinach from time to time for salads and because it has a more delicate texture when added to cooked dishes. Fresh spinach can be a bit pricy, though, so when I do buy it I try to use up every last leaf before it goes bad. So here are some of the most easy and delicious spinach recipes I use to make sure none of my spinach goes to waste!

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Substituting Fresh Spinach for Frozen Spinach

Any time you see a recipe with frozen spinach, fresh spinach can be substituted as long as you sauté it first to remove the excess moisture. Sautéing spinach is fast and easy. Jus sauté the spinach in a skillet with a splash of oil until the liquid that pools at the bottom of the skillet evaporates away. Then, make sure to press it to remove any excess moisture before adding it to your recipe.

I’ve broken down the recipes into five main categories: Soups & Stews, Pasta, Pizza, Eggs, Sandwiches and Wraps. Plus a few miscellaneous ideas at the end!

Soup Recipes with Spinach

Adding spinach to soups and stews is probably one of the easiest ways to use up leftover spinach. Because the spinach will be swimming in hot liquid, there is no need to sauté the spinach first (if substituting for frozen in a recipe). Simply toss your fresh spinach in, a handful at a time, and stir until the hot soup or stew wilts the spinach down. Super easy, right? Here are some of my favorite soups and stews that are perfect for your leftover spinach:

1. Garden Vegetable Lasagna Soup

Garden Vegetable Lasagna Soup

This Garden Vegetable Lasagna Soup is packed full of vegetables and lasagna flavor, plus a hidden dollop of melty three cheese ricotta blend!
4.92 from 25 votes
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This Garden Vegetable Lasagna Soup is chock full of colorful and flavorful textures, plus it has a hidden cache of delicious melty cheese in the bottom of every bowl!

2. Navy Bean Soup with Sausage & Spinach

Navy Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage and Spinach

A rich hearty navy bean soup made from scratch with dry beans, smoked sausage, spinach, and other vegetables for a delicious and filling meal in one bowl.
4.78 from 27 votes
$7.11 recipe / $0.89 serving Get the Recipe

Talk about comfort food! This Navy Bean Soup with Sausage and Spinach is the perfect bowl of cozy goodness on chilly fall or winter nights.

3. Upgrading Instant Ramen

Upgraded Instant Ramen

Close up of Chopsticks lifting noodles out of an upgraded bowl of instant ramen, with a soft boiled egg.
When all you have (or want) is one of those little cheap packets of noodles, here are 6 easy ways to upgrade instant ramen and make it a legit meal.  
4.70 from 26 votes
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One of my favorite ways to upgrade a humble bowl of instant ramen is to toss in a handful or two of fresh spinach! It adds so much to a bowl of noodles.

4. Easy Egg Drop Soup

Easy Egg Drop Soup

This quick and easy egg drop soup is warm and southing on cold days or when you're feeling under the weather. BudgetBytes.com
This fast and easy homemade egg drop soup is warm and soothing on cold days or when you’re feeling under the weather. Comes together in under 30 minutes! 
4.91 from 21 votes
$4.67 recipe / $0.78 serving Get the Recipe

This Easy Egg Drop Soup is so fast and easy, and it’s incredibly cozy when you’re feeling a little under the weather. It’s perfect for using up all your fresh spinach!

5. Swamp Soup

Swamp Soup

Two bowls of Swamp Soup with a bowl of Swiss cheese on the side, plus a few oyster crackers
A thick, tomatoey vegetable soup with "swampy" bits of spinach and gooey swiss cheese make this unconventional Swamp Soup unforgettable!
4.64 from 46 votes
$7.22 recipe / $0.90 serving Get the Recipe

Swamp Soup is thick, rich, and oh so delicious! And it gets its name from the wilted spinach that makes the soup look a little “swampy”. ;)

6. Vegan Creamy Mushroom Ramen

Vegan Creamy Mushroom Ramen

Close up overhead view of a bowl full of vegan creamy mushroom ramen with chopsticks lifting some noodles
This incredibly simple Vegan Creamy Mushroom Ramen is a rich and flavorful 15 minute meal that only requires a handful of ingredients! 
4.87 from 125 votes
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Once again, fresh spinach adds a TON of texture, color, and flavor to this simple bowl of Vegan Creamy Mushroom Ramen. It just wouldn’t be the same without it!

Pasta Recipes with Spinach

Fresh spinach is the perfect addition to your favorite pasta dish. Just as with soups and stews, the hot pasta or sauce is usually enough to wilt the fresh spinach within moments, making it a fast and easy addition to the recipe. So, just toss a couple of handfuls of fresh spinach into your easy weeknight pasta dish to get more flavor, color, and nutrients! Here are my favorite pasta dishes that use fresh spinach:

7. Bacon and Spinach Pasta with Parmesan

Bacon and Spinach Pasta with Parmesan

Bacon and Spinach Pasta with Parmesan is a quick and flavorful weeknight dinner that only requires a few ingredients. BudgetBytes.com
Bacon and Spinach Pasta with Parmesan is a quick and flavorful weeknight dinner that only requires a few ingredients.
4.68 from 106 votes
$5.23 recipe / $1.31 serving Get the Recipe

This super simple one pot Bacon and Spinach Pasta never misses. Bacon, Parmesan, spinach, and onion make an incredibly simple and satisfying meal.

8. Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pasta

Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pasta

Overhead view of a bowl full of creamy tomato and spinach pasta, a black fork in the side
Easier than a box meal, this creamy tomato and spinach pasta is also more flavorful and delicious. 100% real ingredients. Perfect for busy weeknights! 
4.85 from 401 votes
$3.72 recipe / $0.93 serving Get the Recipe

This Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pasta has been a viral hit for almost ten years, and for good reason! It’s incredibly easy and delicious, and it can take any amount of spinach that you happen to have on hand.

9. Creamy Spinach and Sausage Pasta

Creamy Spinach & Sausage Pasta

Creamy Spinach and Sausage Pasta is an easy one pot meal for quick weeknight dinners. The pasta cooks right in the broth for more flavor!
4.76 from 91 votes

Another one pot winner! Creamy Spinach and Sausage Pasta hits all the marks: easy, filling, and oh so satisfying!

10. Sesame Noodles with Wilted Greens

Sesame Noodles with Wilted Greens

These Easy Sesame Noodles with Wilted Greens are a simple vegetarian meal with big flavor and plenty of options for customization.
4.93 from 26 votes
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I love simple food, and these Sesame Noodles with Wilted Greens are the perfect example. Lightly seasoned noodles, wilted spinach with a little garlic and pepper, and a fried egg on top. Perfect!

11. Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta

One Pot Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta

Close up of one pot creamy pesto chicken pasta in a shallow bowl with a black fork.
This super lush and Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta is perfect for busy weeknights. Everything cooks in one pot and is done in under 30 minutes! 
4.85 from 145 votes
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This Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta is a TOTAL crowd pleaser! So much flavor and rich goodness in one pot.

12. Tuscan White Bean Pasta

Tuscan White Bean Pasta

This Tuscan White Bean Pasta is a fast and flavorful dish that is perfect for weeknight dinners. The caramelized garlic, basil, and Parmesan pack a huge flavor punch! BudgetBytes.com
This Tuscan White Bean Pasta is a fast and flavorful dish that is perfect for weeknight dinners. Caramelized garlic, basil, and Parmesan add BIG flavor!
4.83 from 57 votes
$6.45 recipe / $1.61 serving Get the Recipe

This quick Tuscan White Bean Pasta is light, fresh, and perfect for spring and summer! Toss in as much spinach as you’d like!

13. Spinach Alfredo Pasta

Spinach Alfredo Pasta

Creamy and rich, yet never heavy, this Lighter Spinach Alfredo Pasta is an easy and satisfying comfort food. BudgetBytes.com
Creamy and rich, yet never heavy, this Spinach Alfredo Pasta is an easy and satisfying comfort food. 
4.59 from 29 votes
$5.92 recipe / $1.48 serving Get the Recipe

Spinach Alfredo Pasta is pure creamy pasta goodness at its best! …Plus a few handfuls of fresh spinach for good measure. ;)

Pizza Recipes with Spinach

PIZZAAAAA! Spinach has always been one of my favorite pizza toppings because it adds a welcomed dose of color and freshness to the pie. For the most part, you’ll want to sauté your fresh spinach before adding it to the pizza so that it doesn’t get crispy or dry out in the hot oven. Your other option is to place the spinach under your cheese so that it stays moist during baking. Here are a few of my favorite pizza recipes that include spinach:

14. Eggs Florentine Breakfast Pizza

Eggs Florentine Breakfast Pizza

This creamy Eggs Florentine Breakfast Pizza combines a garlicky white sauce, mozzarella, spinach, and a perfectly silky yolk for an easy yet stunning meal.
4.94 from 15 votes
$2.86 recipe / $0.95 serving Get the Recipe

You can use either fresh or frozen spinach for this Eggs Florentine Breakfast Pizza. To use fresh spinach, simply sauté the spinach down to remove the moisture before adding it to the pizza.

15. Freezer Ready Mini Pizzas

Freezer Ready Mini Pizzas

Freezer Ready Mini Pizzas are an easy and inexpensive snack to keep stocked in your freezer. A homemade and healthy option compared to frozen pizza.
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$4.31 recipe / $0.36 each Get the Recipe

Chop up a handful or two of fresh spinach and add it to some Freezer-Ready Mini Pizzas!

16. Mushroom Spinach and Swiss French Bread Pizzas

Spinach Mushroom French Bread Pizzas

Close up of a piece of a spinach mushroom french bread pizza held in a hand.
These super easy Spinach Mushroom French Bread Pizzas combine homemade garlic bread with a cheesy spinach mushroom topping.
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$5.76 recipe / $1.44 serving Get the Recipe

French bread pizzas are one of my favorite Friday quick fixes, and the combination of spinach, mushroom, and Swiss is such a nice change from the classic! Simply sauté your fresh spinach until most of the moisture is removed to use it in place of the frozen spinach in this recipe.

17. Easy White Spinach Pizza

Easy White Spinach Pizza

This super easy White Spinach Pizza takes minutes to put together and doesn’t require a white sauce. 
4.77 from 17 votes
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Fresh spinach is just as easy to use in this White Spinach Pizza as frozen. Simply chop and sauté a bunch of spinach until most of the moisture is removed and add it to this simple and delicious pizza!

Egg Recipes with Spinach

Spinach and eggs are a match made in heaven. I can’t even count how many dishes I have that pair the two together. I love to sauté spinach right into my scrambled eggs, add spinach to my breakfast quesadillas and breakfast bowls, or bake it the spinach right into a quiche. Eggs release quite a bit of moisture on their own when cooked, so it’s a good idea to sauté your spinach before adding it to your egg dish, otherwise, you might end up some pooling water. Here are my favorite egg and spinach dishes:

18. Vegetable Breakfast Scrambles

Vegetable Breakfast Scrambles

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These Vegetable Breakfast Scrambles are a savory breakfast lover’s dream. Fast, flavorful, full of healthy vegetables, and fully customizable. 
5 from 6 votes
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A quick Vegetable Breakfast Scramble is my favorite way to use up odds and ends in the fridge, especially spinach!

19. Tortilla Baked Eggs

Tortilla Baked Eggs

Whole tortilla baked eggs on a plate with fork on the side
Tortilla Baked Eggs are a fun and flexible way to use leftover ingredients from the week in a delicious homemade breakfast.
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You can also toss a handful of spinach into some tortilla baked eggs! These eggs are SO colorful and delicious!

20. Spinach Mushroom and Feta Crustless Quiche

Spinach Mushroom and Feta Crustless Quiche

close up view of sliced spinach and mushroom crustless quiche in the pie dish
This easy, tasty Spinach Mushroom and Feta Crustless Quiche is low on carbs and big on flavor. This veggie-filled breakfast will keep you full and happy.
4.83 from 221 votes
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This spinach quiche is probably the most viral recipe on our website. It’s so incredibly delicious and its perfect for brunch! As always, to substitute fresh spinach for frozen, just chop up some fresh spinach and sauté it down until most of the moisture is gone before adding it to the recipe.

21. Spinach Pie

Spinach Pie

Overhead view of spinach pie in the glass pie dish on a wooden surface
Puff pastry makes this rich and delicious spinach pie a breeze to prepare. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or brunch!
4.84 from 61 votes
$6.48 recipe / $0.81 serving Get the Recipe

Is this Spinach Pie an egg dish with spinach or a spinach dish with eggs? It doesn’t matter because it’s delicious!

22. Scrambled Eggs with Spinach and Feta

Scrambled Eggs with Spinach and Feta

A plate full of scrambled eggs with spinach and feta, toast, and orange slices
These tasty scrambled eggs with spinach and feta are fast and easy enough to prepare on a weekday, and are perfect for using up spinach!
5 from 7 votes
$2.31 recipe / $1.16 serving Get the Recipe

It doesn’t get any more simple than some basic scrambled eggs with spinach and feta for a little flavor punch!

23. Creamed Spinach Baked Eggs

Creamed Spinach Baked Eggs

Make these fast and easy Creamed Spinach Baked Eggs using items you probably have in your pantry. A little feta on top takes it to the next level! BudgetBytes.com
Make these fast and easy Creamed Spinach Baked Eggs using items you probably have in your pantry. A little feta on top takes it to the next level!
4.64 from 22 votes
$4.97 recipe / $1.24 serving Get the Recipe

If you like shakshuka, you need to try their creamy cousin, Creamed Spinach Baked Eggs!

24. Veggie Packed Freezer Ready Breakfast Sandwiches

Veggie Packed Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

Meal prep six days of breakfast at once with these Veggie Packed Freezer Ready Breakfast Sandwiches to stay on track on those busy mornings!
4.79 from 47 votes
$7.52 recipe / $1.25 each Get the Recipe

If you’re going to make an egg breakfast sandwich, why not toss in a handful of spinach??

Sandwiches, Wraps, and Quesadillas with Spinach

And when all else fails, just start stuffing that fresh spinach into every sandwich, wrap, or quesadilla you eat! Seriously, spinach can go in just about anything. ;) Here are my favorite sandwich recipes where I stuff spinach in for a little extra nutrition:

25. Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese

Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese

A hand picking up a piece of spinach artichoke grilled cheese with cheese stretching from the slice
Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese is like your favorite restaurant appetizer turned into a meal. Rich, creamy, cheesy, and totally veggilicious!
4.95 from 34 votes
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Love spinach and artichoke dip? You’ll go crazy for this Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese!!

26. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Wrap

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Wraps

These quick and flavorful Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Wraps are a great no-cook, no-reheat lunch idea. A fresh and light lunch for summer! Budetbytes.com
5 from 4 votes
$11.69 recipe / $1.94 each Get the Recipe

When in doubt, stuff it into a wrap! This simple hummus wrap can take just about any leftover vegetable you have on hand, including spinach.

27. The BEST Veggie Sandwich

The Best Veggie Sandwich

A hand holding both halves of a cut open ultimate veggie sandwich
Use what you have on hand to build the best vegetarian sandwich packed with color, flavor, and texture. Eat the rainbow!
4.91 from 10 votes
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Want to know how to make the BEST veggie sandwich on the planet?? I’ve got the deets on how to make that happen. Hint: you should definitely include spinach. ;)

28. Spinach Feta Grilled Cheese

Spinach and Feta Grilled Cheese

A stack of spinach and feta grilled cheese sandwiches
Take your grilled cheese sandwich to the next level with this gourmet Spinach Feta Grilled Cheese! An easy and flavorful lunch idea.
5 from 39 votes
$3.40 recipe / $1.70 serving Get the Recipe

More Spinach Grilled Cheese goodness! It’s sooooo gooey and delicious!

29. Creamy Spinach and White Bean Quesadillas

Creamy White Bean and Spinach Quesadillas

Close up of a plate full of creamy white bean and spinach quesadillas with a dish of red salsa
Crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, these insanely delicious Creamy White Bean and Spinach Quesadillas make an awesomely fast weeknight dinner. 
4.93 from 79 votes
$3.99 recipe / $1.00 per quesadilla Get the Recipe

These white bean and spinach quesadillas are SO fast and easy, plus they’re extra creamy and cheesy!

30. Chili Garlic Breakfast Quesadilla

Chili Garlic Breakfast Quesadilla

a hand holding the cut quesadilla close to the camera
These quick and easy Chili Garlic Breakfast Quesadillas are the perfect fast, filling, and comforting breakfast for busy mornings.
5 from 6 votes
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I almost ALWAYS toss a handful of fresh spinach into my breakfast quesadillas. It adds an extra dose of green to my day and doesn’t require any extra prep!

31. Spinach Mushroom Quesadillas

Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas

A stack of spinach and mushroom quesadillas on a wooden cutting board
These Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas are filled with melty, creamy cheese, sautéed mushrooms, and a healthy dose of spinach.
4.88 from 16 votes
$5.73 recipe / $1.15 each Get the Recipe

And of course, you can always make a classic spinach and mushroom quesadilla!

More Spinach Recipe Ideas

32. Savory Oatmeal

Savory Oatmeal

overhead view of a bowl full of savory oatmeal with ingredients on the sides
Savory oatmeal is a delicious, hearty, and inexpensive meal that can be customized to use ingredients you have on hand.
5 from 20 votes
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Did you know you can make oatmeal savory?? And when you do, a handful of fresh spinach is the perfect add-in. :)

33. Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Parmesan Balsamic Vinaigrette being poured onto a bowl of Tomato Mozzarella Salad from a jar.
This Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Salad with homemade Parmesan Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect light and fresh summer meal. Perfect for potlucks!
4.93 from 26 votes
$8.59 recipe / $1.43 serving Get the Recipe

Toss a few handfuls of spinach into a pasta salad, like this Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Salad!

34. Ground Turkey Stir Fry

Ground Turkey Stir Fry

Three rectangular glass meal prep containers with Ground Turkey Stir Fry and Brown Rice
This super easy Ground Turkey Stir Fry is a delicious and versatile answer to busy weeknight dinners. Try the suggested variations to make it your own! 
4.86 from 28 votes
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Add a few handfuls of spinach to your stir fry at the very end so it just has enough time to wilt in the hot wok or skillet.

35. Spinach and White Bean Enchiladas

Spinach White Bean Enchiladas with Pepper Jack Sauce

White beans make an inexpensive and fiber filled alternative to chicken in these creamy Spinach White Spinach White Bean Enchiladas. BudgetBytes.com
White beans make an inexpensive and fiber filled alternative to chicken in these creamy Spinach White Spinach White Bean Enchiladas.
4.82 from 76 votes
$6.72 recipe / $1.68 serving Get the Recipe

Add some spinach into the stuffing for your favorite enchiladas! It’s especially good when paired with a creamy sauce.

36. Curried Chickpeas with Spinach

Curried Chickpeas with Spinach

These super fast Curried Chickpeas with spinach are packed with flavor and nutrients, vegan, gluten-free, and filling! Plus they freeze great! BudgetBytes.com
These super fast Curried Chickpeas with spinach are packed with flavor and nutrients, vegan, gluten-free, and filling! Plus they freeze great!
4.74 from 146 votes
$4.68 recipe / $1.17 serving Get the Recipe

Stir some spinach into your favorite quick curry!

37. Smoothie Packs

Smoothie Packs

Make ahead smoothie packs makes your morning smoothie much faster and easier to prepare.
4.67 from 9 votes
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Spinach blends so easily into smoothies and you can toss a handful of fresh spinach right into the bag with your other fruits and vegetables!

38. Spinach and Feta Mashed Potatoes

Spinach and Feta Mashed Potatoes

Dress up basic mashed potatoes with a little spinach, feta, and garlic. These Spinach and Feta Mashed Potatoes are versatile enough for any meal.
5 from 7 votes
$4.79 recipe / $0.80 serving Get the Recipe

How about stirring some chopped spinach into your mashed potatoes?

Here’s one more quick way to use up the spinach in your fridge:

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Quick Veggie Pasta

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Use up your leftover odds and ends in the kitchen because "anything goes" with this Quick Veggie Pasta! Make it vegetarian or vegan!
Side view of quick veggie pasta in a bowl twirled around a fork
Servings 4
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
Total 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. linguine ($0.50)
  • 4 oz. mushrooms ($0.75)
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes ($1.25)
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil ($0.04)
  • 4 oz. fresh spinach ($0.50)
  • 1 Tbsp butter* ($0.09)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder ($0.02)
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast ($0.42)
  • 1/4 tsp salt ($0.02)
  • 1/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper ($0.02)

Instructions 

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil for the pasta. Once boiling, add the pasta and continue to boil until the pasta is tender (about 7 minutes). Reserve a 1/2 cup of the pasta water, then drain the pasta in a colander.
  • While waiting for the water to boil, slice the mushrooms and cut the tomatoes in half.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and a pinch of salt to the skillet and sauté until they have released all of their moisture and water is no longer pooling on the bottom of the skillet (about 5-7 minutes).
  • Add the tomatoes and sauté for about two minutes more, or just until they're heated through (they'll continue to cook more after other ingredients are added). Add the spinach and sauté just until wilted.
  • Finally, add the cooked and drained pasta to the skillet along with the butter. Toss until everything is coated in melted butter. Turn the heat off.
  • Season with garlic powder, nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper, then toss to coat. Give the pasta a taste and adjust the seasonings to your liking. If the pasta gets too dry as you're tossing with the seasoning, just add a splash of the reserved pasta water. Serve immediately and enjoy.

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*Swap with a vegan butter to make this recipe vegan.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 301kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 11gFat: 8gSodium: 200mgFiber: 4g
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  1. I am a fan of simply microwaving spinach. It just takes a sprinkle of water (what’s left from washing), a (vented) cover, and very few minutes. It is so amazing how much it shrinks! Anyway, using this method before freezing doesn’t add any oil or salt (if eating rather than freezing spinach, add seasonings after cooking).

  2. Hi.  Thanks for consistently providing great recipes. I like the new design, but the full posts are no longer showing up in Feedly.  Could you please correct this? 

    1. I think I got that fixed now! Let me know if it’s still truncating it after today. :)

      1. I just realized the posts were all there again, so I wanted to say thanks. Hope everything with the move goes well. I went to Nashville for a conference last year and thought it was a great town. 

  3. Am not loving the new site design. Kind of chaotic looking, seems to ‘shout’ at you, and lacks the charm of the last two designs. Sorry, don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings, but did want to give some honest feedback as a long-time lover of your site and recipes.

    1. I’m feeling the same way as Lisa about the site changes. HOWEVER, I got to thinking – I’m a programmer but not a designer though I get involved in trying to think how layout/fonts/colors, etc. work for our user audience. I typically look at my small group of favorite food blogs on my very large monitor, but from comments it has seemed to me (no solid evidence) that many look via phone or tablet. I do use tablet for cooking from and phone when at the store and want to check an ingredient. I took a look via iPad and IPhone and it didn’t feel so chaotic/busy/loud on the smaller devices.

      And, with all changes, sometimes it just takes getting used to :) I am aware there is a lot of work and thought in a redesign. I am also aware that you never please everyone and it gets increasingly challenging when “we” all use various sized devices so as the site adjusts for size, it looks and feels different.

      LOVE the spinach roundup! My Northwest Montana CSA experimented with overwintered spinach which was a success. It is a variety with huge leaves so a bit different than most store spinach. It is always a challenge with the early CSA boxes to use all of the greens and this post is giving me some great inspiration – Thanks, Beth!

  4. Thanks for all these awesome ideas! I love using leftover spinach in everyday cooking, and frozen spinach too.

    And love the new site design!

  5. A great tip I just learned from Martha Stewart– the loose baby spinach that comes in bags or tubs can be thrown in the freezer as-is, right in the container. It freezes the leaves separately, not in clumps, so you can just take out a handful at a time to throw in whatever you’re making. It’s a game-changer. I never comment on anything ever, but I want to spread the word. 

    1. I’ve been doing this for years – I’m glad to get some validation from Martha! I was wasting so much before throwing it out when it went bad.

  6. Super great roundup! Hope your Memorial Day Weekend is amazing =)

  7. Love all these ideas! We often buy spinach to put in green juices but find it goes off quite quickly so these recipes will come in handy. We can use our leftovers and then freeze the meal for the future! Thanks for sharing – loved all your ideas!