Spinachhas long been regarded as a superfood so why not add it to your everyday meals? This versatile green is great in just about anything - from pastas and soups to pies, appetizers and snacks. Below you'll find some of our favorite easy spinach recipes designed to nourish you from the inside out. These vegetarian meals would be a great addition to Meatless Monday or anytime you want to skip kale. Here's what to make:
SPINACH LASAGNA WITH FETA CHEESE
Sautéed spinach, a creamy bechamel sauce and a good dose of feta cheese make this vegetarian lasagna an excellent main course the whole family will love.
POTATO AND SPINACH PIE
Perfect for brunch or dinner, this hearty spinach pie has layers of flavor thanks to ricotta cheese, thinly sliced potatoes and a dash of nutmeg all wrapped up in filo dough.
ORECCHIETTE WITH ARUGULA PESTO
Craving Italian tonight? Prepare a mouthwatering pasta tossed with kidney beans, sautéed spinach and a divine pesto made with arugula instead of basil.
DIM SUM WITH SPINACH AND MUNG BEANS
Here's a fun appetizer perfect for your next get together. Delicate wonton wraps are filled with sautéed scallions, spinach, tofu and mung beans then steamed to perfection.
The solution to a chilly day is a bowl of this comforting minestrone made with a handful of good-for-you veggies and served with a spoonful of pesto.