How to Clean & Store Spinach
Whether you have spring micro-greens from a specialty grower, arugula you've grown in your windowsill, or hearty winter greens like kale or collard greens, start with fresh-picked lettuces or greens.
Types of Greens
Cooking greens range from the very tender and quick-cooking spinach to the hearty fibrous varieties of kale.
Blueberry Blue Cheese Spinach Salad
The sweet tang of blueberries is a lovely foil to the sharp tang of blue cheese.
Chickpea & Spinach Curry Stew
Chickpeas, spinach, and canned tomatoes are gently stewed with onions, ginger, garlic, and spices to make a quick, nutritious one-dish dinner.
Creamy Spinach Pasta
This Creamy Spinach Pasta is just a wee bit indulgent with a splash of cream in each serving and plenty of parmesan cheese, but it is also chock-full of spinach (or chard if you're feeling fancy) to keep you eating plenty of veggies.
Gnocchi With Spinach & Ricotta
This is my go-to dish for a quick, crowd-pleasing, nutritious one-dish dinner during the colder months.
Pasta With Spinach
This dish is quick, easy, nutritious, deliciously tempting, and works with greens of all sorts.
Pumpkin Spinach Blue Cheese Tart
Pumpkin, spinach, and blue cheese make a super flavorful savory tart.
Pepper & Ginger Spinach
These greens are sweet from gently cooked onion and spicy from ground ginger and black pepper.
The key to delicious, flavorful sauteed spinach is to actually saute it - cook it quickly over very high heat.
Layers of fresh pasta, sautéed spinach, fresh ricotta, and salty Parmesan make this easy, delicious Spinach Lasagna irresistible.
Spinach Pistachio Pasta
A teeny bit indulgent with a splash of cream and cheese, but with plenty of spinach to keep you eating your veggies, and pistachios for something just a bit different, this pasta bake is an easy one-dish weeknight meal.
Spinach Rice Pilaf
Spinach and rice cooked in broth merge into more than the sum of the parts in this easy, nutritious side dish.
This simple spinach soup is bright, warming, tasty, and nutritious.
Spinach With Garlic & Chiles
A blast of garlic and spicy chile make quick, tasty work of any cooking greens.
Spinach With Mustard Seeds
Spinach cooked with "popped" mustard seeds take on a slightly smoky aroma and a discernible nutty flavor.
Wilted Spinach Salad
A hot dressing poured directly onto a spinach salad gently wilts some of the leaves in this Wilted Spinach Salad.