39 Easy Spinach Recipes That Don’t Suck
Try these easy spinach recipe ideas for quick (and healthy) dinners, snacks, salads and dips.
If you’re in the mood for a homey, comforting meal, then this stuffed shell recipe is for you. Not only does this recipe provide you with helpful tips for getting the riccotta and spinach filling just right, it also teaches you how to best freeze your stuffed shells properly to save for a rainy day.
Homemade Spinach Tortillas
Infuse your grains with all the vitamins and nutrients of spinach with this homemade tortilla recipe. You’ll love wrapping sandwiches and burritos in your very own tortillas or just grabbing one for a filling, yet healthy snack.
Spinach Pizza with White Sauce
Level up your pizza game with this white sauce and spinach recipe that is to die for. Not only does this recipe harness the earthy nutrients of spinach, it also boosts your protein intake by adding some eggs.
Comfort food can be healthy too! This spinach casserole is a delicious way to boost your family’s nutrition while also enjoying a luxuriously cheesy dish.
Cream of Spinach Soup with Crunchy Potato Bits and Bacon
Leave the canned soup behind with this easy-to-follow cream of spinach soup recipe. You’ll love the how the taste profile of pan fried bacon and potatoes blend together with the leafy green taste of spinach.
Banana Spinach Smoothie
This powerhouse of a smoothie is perfect for starting your day or getting hype to go to the gym. All it takes is milk, bananas, and spinach. Plus, Nurtured Homes provides some great tips on other nutrient rich ingredients to add such as chia, turmeric, and goji berries.
Creamy Garlic Parmesan Spinach Pasta
Looking for a spinach dish that’s both simple and resteraunt quality? Look no further! Even though this recipe calls for parmesan, Nurtured Homes provides a detailed explanation of how to make it dairy free.
Homemade creamed spinach is the perfect side to most any meal. Whether you use fresh or frozen spinach, this recipe is sure to be a go-to for any night of the week.
Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip
This crowd pleasing appetizer is so easy you’ll want to make it for every social gathering. With a full clove of garlic and a bunch of dairy products, it’s sure to go fast so make more than one batch if you want any leftovers.
Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Restaurant quality stuffed chicken from your own kitchen is just a click away with this scrumptious recipe. Not only will you learn a new spinach filled stuffing recipe, but you’ll also learn some great tips on how to prepare your chicken breasts to be stuffed.
Freezable Spinach Quiche Lorraine
Spinach quiche lorraine is the perfect potluck or rainy day dish. This recipe will have you stuffing your freezer full of quiches to have on hand for last minute brunches, house guests, or late nights.
Homemade Spinach Lasagna
This white sauce take on lasagna is a must-have recipe to keep in your back pocket. The cream and chicken stock based sauce is the perfect pairing with spinach, Mozerella, Gruyere, and Parmesan filling.
Homemade Greek Spinach Pie
Spanikopita is just the hearty pastry you’ve been looking for. You’ll love this flaky yet creamy Greek street food that’s perfect both as a side dish and snack.
Since it can be frozen for up to three months, you’ll want to make this simple spinach pesto recipe in bulk. It’s perfect to have on hand for a quick, yet tasty dinner or to add to a fancy cheese board.
With just five ingredients, this spinach omelette recipe puts a twist on the popular breakfast food. The addition of a pastry makes the omelette both easier to portion out at a brunch and stand out from more traditional egg dishes.
Cream Cheese Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole
Spinach and artichokes are a pairing as classic as Bonny and Clyde so you know this casserole will steal your heart. It’s even perfect for the keto-aficionado out there looking for a satisfying dish that fits the diet’s specifications.
How to Freeze Spinach
Frozen spinach can be a life saver when you’re looking for a burst of flavor and nutrition, but the leafy green’s texture is often lost in the process of thawing. This walkthrough will help you keep your frozen spinach at maximum freshness so that it’s in perfect condition for smoothies, pastas, and any other recipe on our list.
One Pot Spinach Rice
This one pot rice recipe offers maximum flavor with minimal cleaning. It’s perfect just on its own, as a side dish, or as a base for paella.
Spinach Rockefeller Casserole
Make the Hungry Blue Bird’s family recipe into one you pass down to your own loved ones. It’s multilayered flavor, perfect creaminess, and crumbly topping makes this original dish truly special.
Gratin may sound fancy, but it is oh so easy to make. This spinach based version of the bread crumb and parmasan based side dish is the perfect excuse to cook with your favorite shredded cheese blend.
These spinach balls are the perfect addition to your appetizer regime for both parties and dinnertime. They’re even great as a vegetarian substitute for meatballs in your next pasta dish.
Spinach and White Bean Soup
Hearty and healthy, this psinach and white bean soup recipe has it all. Try it with the recommended orzo or get creative with some Israli couscous.
Lemon Ricotta Spinach Pasta
A splash of lemon really brightens up the earthy and creamy combination of ricotta in this pasta recipe. The best part is it’s so easy to perfect this quick dish.
Budget Bytes does a great job at demystifying the many layers of spices that go into cooking authentic Saag. You’ll love making this recipe as is or using it as a base for a meat version.
Balsamic Spinach and Mushrooms
Sauteed mushrooms and spinach go well as a side with any entree. You could even this recipe to your favorite grain to make a full meal out of it.
Creamy Spinach Roll Ups
Leave the box of pre-made, frozen spinach pastries behind. This recipe shows how easy it is to bake fresh, homemade spinach roll ups. Use this opportunity to experiment with whichever cheeses and herbs you prefer.
Japanese Spinach Salad
Osozai (Japanese spinach salad) is a light and refreshing side dish that you’ll want to include at any and every meal. Plus, you’ll love including the seasame dressing in other recipes too.
Southeast Asian recipes are perfect in both their versatility and depth of flavor. Whether you keep this potato spinach curry vegan or add it as a side dish to a meat entree, you’ll love making Aloo Palak.
Black Bean Spinach Enchiladas
Buff up your burritos with some spinach. This authentic recipe has great tips on how to cook burritos perfectly from start to finish everytime.
Homemade Spinach Pasta
There’s nothing quite like homemade pasta. The whole process from dough making to plating is super satisfying. Use this recipe to infuse your nona-level pasta with the extra nutrients and taste of spinach.
Spinach Quiche Muffins
This egg white recipe yields the perfect portions of quiche muffins everytime. You’ll love adding your own unique touches such as ground turkey, flavored oils, or fancy cheeses.
Spinach Tortellini Soup
Quck soup soothes the soul in a way not much else can. You’ll love trying all different kinds of tortellini in this delightful broth of spinach, onions, and parsely.
Spinach Mashed Potatoes
Spinach mashed potatoes has all the homey charm of creamed spinach and mashed potatoes. By combining the two you even cut down on dishes and prep time.
Spinach Feta Pancakes
Whether you call them latkas, boxty, or potato pancakes there’s just something about a simple fried potato batter. Add spinach and you’ve got a creative way to infuse more nutrition into this classic dish.
Cranberry Spinach Salad
The key to a next level salad is a nuanced dressing and the right toppings. This cranberry spinach salad has it all! You’ll love keeping cashews and poppyseeds on hand just to make this salad whenever you want.
Mini Spinach Frittatas
Frittatas: fun to say, good to eat. These individualized servings are the perfect way to customize your breakfast for any and all different preferences. Keep them simply spinach or add other creative twists.
Strawberry Spinach Salad
This hearty salad of chicken, spinach, strawberry, and avacado is ideal as a meal or as your contribution to a potluck. The addition of tarragon in the dressing really sets this salad apart.
Round out your spinach based Southeast Asian recipe collection with this blend of spinach, coconut cream, and spices. This vegan version is easy to make on its own or to un-veganize depending on your preferences. It even has great tips on how to perfectly cook and flavor your tofu.
Sweet Potato Crust Spinach Quiche
This paleo and Whole30 approved spinach quiche with a sweet potato crust makes accomplishing your dieting goals both easy and tasty. You can even prep it the night before your big brunch and reheat it just like new the next day.
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