Spinach is a rapidly cooking vegetable which is worthy of its’ place as a vegetable staple that has stood the test of time.
Whether you decide to eat spinach on its own or with lashings of butter or cream, alongside carbs like potatoes or pasta or submerged in soups and sauces the choice is up to you. In fact, there’s not much spinach won’t make friends with from chilli and garlic to eggs and anchovies this versatile green is a forgiving and worthy companion, and even better it's good for you.
Take a look at this stellar selection of recipes for spinach and see just what you can achieve with Popeye’s favourite food.
This easy dish lends itself perfectly to a tasty mid-week dinner. Fresh spinach makes for a tasty stuffing inside the pork escalope along with sheep's cheese.
Fried spinach along with garlic make a perfect robust side to grilled lamb chops.
Spinach is added on top of this Japanese soup as a finishing touch.
Layering up lasagna with a sauteed spinach and feta filling is a great way of enjoying all the delights of oven baked lasagna without ever missing the meat.
This hearty spinach pie includes ricotta cheese, thinly sliced potato and a good grating of nutmeg wrapped up in filo pastry. It's a great filling brunch option and even better to take as lunch's leftovers.
Fancy trying something different with pasta? Try this traditional Southern Italian pasta tossed with kidney beans, sautéed spinach and an interesting pesto made with arugula instead of basil.
These soft steamed chinese parcels of fun are a great crowd pleasing appetizer stuffed with sautéed scallions, spinach, tofu and mung beans.
Make up a family size pot of vegetable packed minestrone for a chilly day. Add a dose of pesto on top to get those extra fresh zingy flavours going.