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20 Easy Potato and Spinach Recipes for the Busy Home Cook

These days, it seems like it’s harder than ever to cook a delicious homemade meal that’s both nutritious and delicious.

But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with these 20 easy potato and spinach recipes!

These recipes are perfect for busy home cooks who don’t have a lot of time to prepare a meal.

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Whether you’re looking for a side dish, main course, or something to snack on in between meals, these recipes are sure to satisfy you.

From baked potatoes with spinach and garlic to Spinach and Potato Frittata, these recipes are packed with flavor and nutrition.

So, let’s get cooking!

1. Spinach Potato Casserole

How about a warm and comforting spinach potato casserole?

This is the ultimate comfort food that’s perfect for family dinners or potluck gatherings.

It takes less than an hour to make, but this dish tastes like it has been simmering all day.

The creamy mixture of potatoes, onions, garlic, and spinach infuses every bite with flavor and warmth.

Topping it off with sour cream and cheese makes it even more scrumptious!

2. Spinach and Garlic Potato Patties

Garlicky, cheesy, and crunchy — these Spinach and Garlic Potato Patties will satisfy your tastebuds!

They make for an easy vegan or vegetarian dinner option when served with a side salad.

Or even as a delicious appetizer!

The patties are made by combining mashed potatoes, spinach, and garlic, then coating them in panko crumbs before they’re lightly fried.

Adding Parmesan cheese gives the patties a nice sharp taste that’s balanced out by the addition of lemon juice.

For a unique flavor twist, you can serve these with plain yogurt or sour cream mixed with soy sauce — it’s so good!

3. Garlic Potato Spinach Stir fry

When you combine potatoes, spinach, and garlic together in a stir fry, something magical happens.

The flavors meld together to create an irresistibly delicious dish.

This Garlic Potato Spinach Stir Fry is the perfect way to use up any leftover potatoes you have in your pantry.

It’s also vegan and gluten-free!

Packed with flavor from Indian spices like cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and paprika, this vegetable stir fry is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

Serve it over some basmati rice or chapati for a complete meal!

4. Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)

Who can say no to a delicious Indian curry?

If you’re looking for an easy and amazing-tasting dish, try this Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry).

The potatoes and spinach are cooked in aromatic spices that will hit all the right notes.

This vegan recipe can be prepared within 30 minutes!

Start off by adding cumin seeds to hot oil until they begin to sizzle.

Then add onion, garlic, and ginger, and fry for 2-3 minutes before adding the chopped spinach.

The aroma will get your taste buds tingling!

Once the spinach is wilted it’s time to stir in all those delicious spices- ground coriander, cumin, turmeric, paprika -play around with amounts as desired.

Last but not least- season with salt and your Aloo Palak is ready to be served.

5. Healthy Mashed Potatoes with Spinach & Mushrooms

If health is at the top of your list, but you still want side dishes that will please everyone around your table, then this Healthy Mashed Potatoes with Spinach and Mushrooms is a must!

These creamy mashed potatoes have all the flavor of regular mashed potatoes without the added fat.

The spinach and mushrooms give it great color and extra nutrition.

Plus, who doesn’t love cream cheese?

It adds just enough richness to make them irresistible.

Make sure you serve these quickly while they are warm so everyone can enjoy their deliciousness!

6. Warm Spinach Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Oh my, don’t you just want a bite of something tasty and flavorful?

Introducing my Warm Spinach Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette!

Packed full of fresh ingredients, this warm salad is perfect to serve as a side dish or even as the main course.

Crispy bacon and fingerling potatoes are topped with baby spinach leaves.

A homemade whole-grain mustard vinaigrette mixed with apple cider vinegar gives it a delicious flavor.

A sprinkle of salt and pepper, plus some granulated sugar for sweetness completes this yummy recipe!

7. Potato & Spinach Gratin

Who doesn’t love a hearty and comforting gratin?

This creamy potato and spinach gratin is full of flavor.

The thinly sliced potatoes provide such a wonderful texture, while the fresh spinach makes it light and healthy.

Plus, a little bit of Gouda cheese is melted over top for that perfect cheesy finish!

If you’re looking for an easy side dish or main course to impress your friends and family, this one’s definitely worth trying.

8. Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Mushroom and Spinach

I love stuffing baked potatoes with flavor-packed fillings.

If you’re looking for a dish that is hearty and comforting, look no further than these flavorful Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Mushroom and Spinach!

These potatoes are ultra lush, and the perfect side dish or stand-alone meal.

The combination of mushrooms, spinach, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and vegan gravy adds layers of texture and bold flavors to the potatoes.

To finish off this recipe I drizzle a little bit of almond butter for richness and lemon juice for zing.

Get ready to enjoy some flavor explosion!

9. Sweet Potato Hash With Bacon and Spinach

I can’t tell you how much I love this Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Spinach.

It’s got the crunch of the potatoes, smokiness from the bacon, sweetness from onions, and a pop of flavor from spinach.

It goes great with any meal but it’s also perfect as a side dish for breakfast.

Four ingredients are all you need – so you can whip this up in no time!

Plus who doesn’t love bacon?

And don’t forget to season it with sea salt – that’s what makes it even tastier!

10. Swiss Potato and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Just look at these delicious Swiss potato and spinach stuffed mushrooms!

This veggie-packed dish is surprisingly easy to make.

Plus, it’s budget-friendly and perfect for anyone following a meatless or gluten-free diet.

Start by prepping the filling in a skillet — just sauté some onion, garlic, baby spinach, russet potatoes, and balsamic vinegar until they’re cooked through.

Top with grated baby swiss cheese then stuff into large portabella caps before grilling or baking.

You can enjoy this flavorful main course in under 40 minutes!

11. Oven Baked Spinach Frittata Recipe

It’s time to bring some deliciousness to your dinner table!

Introducing the oven-baked spinach frittata.

It’s a tasty and easy way to have a healthy meal that is packed with eggs, baby spinach, potatoes, garlic, and thyme – all cooked together in one skillet.

This frittata adds flavor and creaminess with grated cheese and heavy cream.

Finish it off with good-quality olive oil for richness, salt for seasoning, and freshly ground black pepper for zing!

12. Creamy Potato and Spinach Soup

Creamy, rich, and comforting.

This Potato and Spinach Soup hits the spot!

It’s simple to make in just 30 minutes – yes, seriously!

The key is to sauté your potatoes and onions in butter first for an added layer of flavor.

Then you add fresh spinach, rosemary, flour, vegetable broth (or use chicken broth!), cream… oh-so-tasty ingredients that will leave your kitchen smelling amazing.

Try this delicious soup recipe so you can cozy up with a warm bowl tonight!

13. Sweet potato, black bean, and spinach sauté

When simplicity, flavor, and nutrition all collide, you get this Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Spinach Sauté.

This dish is a delectable vegan one-pan meal that will leave your taste buds tingling with pleasure.

It’s packed with high-fiber black beans and sweet potatoes plus a delicious blend of garlic powder, cumin, paprika, red pepper flakes, and chili powder for extra flavor.

And if that wasn’t enough to entice you to give it a try — it’s ready in under 30 minutes!

14. Grilled Potato Spinach Quesadillas

Craving something delicious and cheesy?

These Grilled Potato Spinach Quesadillas are the perfect answer!

They’re super easy to make and come together with kitchen staples you probably already have in your pantry.

Golden-brown fried quesadilla shells stuffed with creamy mashed potatoes, fresh spinach, and melty cheddar cheese — what more could you want?

The best part is that they can be on your dinner table in just 15 minutes.

So go ahead, and try this comforting meal for yourself today!

15. Potato Gnocchi in Bacon Spinach Cream Sauce

Sometimes the best thing for a weeknight meal is some comfort food.

But you don’t have to compromise on flavor!

This Potato Gnocchi in Bacon Spinach Cream Sauce recipe showcases how quick and easy it can be to put together an indulgent and delicious dish.

The gnocchi is light, yet tender, with a luscious coating of bacon, cream, and parmesan sauce that’s full of flavor from tomatoes and fresh basil.

Add this restaurant-quality meal to your regular rotation — you won’t regret it!

16. Vegan Stuffed Potato Skins with Spinach and Artichokes

If you’re vegan and looking for a delicious and nutritious snack that’s sure to impress, look no further than these vegan stuffed potato skins with spinach and artichokes.

This super simple dish combines creamy ‘cheesy’ filling with sweet baby spinach, canned artichoke hearts, minced garlic, and diced onions all stuffed inside small russet potatoes.

You can bake the potatoes in the oven until golden brown or even microwave them if you’re short on time.

The cheesy filling is made of coconut cream, and nutritional yeast and flavored with fresh lemon juice and black pepper – heavenly!

Don’t forget to top it off with your favorite plant-based cheese.

17. Potato, Cheddar, and Spinach Frittata

Cheddar is the perfect pairing for eggs, but why settle with just plain cheddar omelets?

Take your brunch game to the next level with this Potato, Cheddar, and Spinach Frittata!

It’s a savory combination of all your favorite breakfast flavors.

Tangy, smoky cheddar cheese crispy potatoes, garlic-sautéed spinach – all in one tasty egg dish.

Plus, it’s gluten-free and super easy to make!

18. Spinach, chickpea and potato curry

Make your weeknight dinner wholesome and delicious with this spinach, chickpea, and potato curry.

It’s filled with Indian-inspired flavors like garam masala, turmeric, cumin, garlic, and ginger for a warm meal that everyone will love.

Plus it’s vegan!

This hearty vegan curry is perfect to use up your storecupboard ingredients such as tomatoes and chickpeas.

The potatoes make it filling while the spinach adds some color and nutrition.

All you need to do is serve it up with some naan bread or steamed rice — an easy weeknight meal that’ll please even the pickiest of eaters!

19. Sausage Potato and Spinach Soup

Are you in the mood for something warm, creamy, and comforting?

This Sausage Potato and Spinach Soup is just what you need!

It features Italian sausage, chunks of potatoes, fresh spinach, and a luscious cream sauce that will make your tastebuds jump with joy.

You can have this soup ready to go in just 30 minutes — perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.

The secret key here is a panada made out of flour and milk.

It adds body to the broth while preventing it from becoming too thin or watery. Yum!

20. Roasted Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Quinoa and Spinach

Want to make a meal that’s sure to impress?

Try roasting sweet potatoes and stuffing them with quinoa and spinach!

This delectable dish has it all.

You get the sweetness of the roasted sweet potatoes, plus an added crunch from pecan pieces.

The combination of cooked quinoa and fresh baby spinach provides lots of flavors, along with a generous sprinkle of feta cheese for good measure.

It’s complete nutrition in one hearty bite.

Add a side salad or steamed vegetables, and you have a perfect meal!


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These 20 delicious potato and spinach recipes are the perfect way to feed your family a nutritious dinner without spending hours in the kitchen. From hearty soups to light salads, these easy recipes are sure to become family favorites.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 525 kcal


  • Spinach Potato Casserole
  • Spinach and Garlic Potato Patties
  • Garlic Potato Spinach Stir fry
  • Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)
  • Healthy Mashed Potatoes with Spinach & Mushrooms
  • Warm Spinach Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette
  • Potato & Spinach Gratin
  • Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Mushroom and Spinach
  • Sweet Potato Hash With Bacon and Spinach
  • Swiss Potato and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Oven Baked Spinach Frittata Recipe
  • Creamy Potato and Spinach Soup
  • Sweet potato, black bean and spinach sauté
  • Grilled Potato Spinach Quesadillas
  • Potato Gnocchi in Bacon Spinach Cream Sauce
  • Vegan Stuffed Potato Skins with Spinach and Artichokes
  • Potato, Cheddar and Spinach Frittata
  • Spinach, chickpea and potato curry
  • Sausage Potato and Spinach Soup
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Quinoa and Spinach


  • Choose your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner.
  • Prepare all of the required ingredients.
  • Cook your meal in 30 minutes or less.
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Hi, I'm Benjamin. I love cooking, long walks, and my girlfriend! Here you’ll find simple and delicious recipes that you can make in 30 minutes or less.