Mild and healthy spinach won't overpower already-flavorful recipes and makes for a powerful ingredient in salads, dips, and more.
This truly versatile green is a perfect base for any meal–raw or cooked. While baby spinach is more expensive, the stems don't
have to be removed, which will save you time when preparing.
First up is our Fennel and Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Balsamic Vinaigrette. Quick, fresh, light—the perfect trifecta for a weeknight meal. Thin slices of fennel with fresh spinach leaves are nice bites that contrast with bacon and bacon-sautéed shrimp. It’s fast and looks fancy.
View Recipe: Fennel and Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Italian Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese has a superior nutty flavor you won't find in the domestic alternatives. It's worth seeking
out—be sure to buy a wedge and grate it yourself.
View Recipe: Spinach and Parmesan Soufflés
Creamed spinach is a quintessential, but fat-packed steak house side. Try this lightened classic with cremini mushrooms and
nutmeg. Since the spinach is lightly wilted and tossed with the sauce, this recipe would showcase colorful varieties such
as Bordeaux or Cardinal with deep red stems.
View Recipe: Creamed Spinach and Mushrooms
This slow-cooker spinach-artichoke dip is so rich and satisfying, you won't even know that it's low in fat and calories, too!
View Recipe: Cheesy Spinach-Artichoke Dip
This chicken recipe is filled with Mediterranean flavors and pairs well with couscous. Use mozzarella or provolone for a milder
View Recipe: Chicken Stuffed with Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nuts
This savory pie is full of flavor. Make it as a filling vegetarian option to serve with your holiday meal or let it stand
alone as the main star on your dining room table.
View Recipe: Spinach Pie with Goat Cheese, Raisins, and Pine Nuts
Here is a lovely twist on beloved pesto for spring. Baby spinach takes the place of most of the basil to give the sauce an
earthy flavor. The thick, emerald sauce beautifully coats the flat noodles and serves up big flavor in every forkful.
View Recipe: Linguine with Spinach-Herb Pesto
Spicy sausage gives this lasagna some kick. And three cheeses--ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan--make this lasagna wonderfully
View Recipe: Turkey Sausage and Spinach Lasagna
The higher quality the ricotta cheese, the creamier and more delicious the pizza; we prefer Calabro brand.
View Recipe: Three-Cheese White Pizza with Spinach
This delicious dish uses supermarket wonton wrappers to create a shortcut weeknight ravioli treat.
View Recipe: Butternut Squash Ravioli with Spinach Pesto