Fresh and packed full of flavor, spinach is an incredibly versatile vegetable that can take any dish to the next level.
If you’re looking for some creative ways to use this nutritious green in your cooking, then look no further!
I’ve gathered 37 delicious spinach recipes just for you.
From creamy dips and warming soups, to comforting pastas and tantalizing breakfasts – there’s something for everyone on this list.
Each recipe delivers impressive texture and aromatic flavor, transforming simple ingredients into mouthwatering masterpieces filled with nutrients.
So let’s get cooking!
Let every incredible spinach recipe from this article show you how easy it is to make healthy dishes that are both delicious and beautiful at the same time.
The 37 BEST Spinach Recipes
Spinach is a versatile and nutritious ingredient that can be used in many different dishes.
If you’re looking for some great recipes to try out, here are 37 of the best spinach recipes around – from salads and soups to casseroles and pasta dishes.
1. CrockPot Tuscan Garlic Chicken Thighs With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
This one is a classic crowd-pleaser with an added twist!
With its rich garlic flavor, tender sun-dried tomatoes, and nourishing spinach, it’s everything you could want in a meal.
Perfect for any cozy winter night or summer barbecue.
To ensure success every time, let the chicken thighs become melt-in-your-mouth tender before adding your favorite veggies to the mix.
Toss in the spinach and sun-dried tomatoes and simmer on low for another half hour or so until all flavors have melded together perfectly to create a delicious symphony of sweet, savory goodness that’s sure to make your taste buds sing.
2. Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta
Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta – your one-way ticket to an exquisite Italian meal.
It’s the perfect combination of comforting and spicy, with a hint of creamy goodness.
Sweet Italian sausage simmered in aromatic spices sets the stage for this delicious dish, while mushrooms and parsley add some depth and texture.
Then we slather it all in a creamy sauce that feels like a hug from grandma.
Your taste buds will be singing amore!
This pasta is sure to impress any connoisseur.
3. Creamy Lemon Chicken with Spinach
Savor the tastes of life with this creamy lemon chicken with spinach.
It’s like a burst of sunshine in a single dish.
Bursting with flavor, melt-in-your-mouth tenderness, and just enough zest, this will quickly become one of your family favorites.
Start by browning juicy chicken breasts then simmer them in an indulgent lemon cream sauce until they’re perfect — pairing it perfectly with fresh spinach leaves that add a slight kick to every bite.
Complex but comforting flavors make this meal irresistible any night of the week (or you can easily wow guests at your next dinner party).
Serve over pasta or couscous for a delicious and satisfying finish!
4. Palak Paneer
Palak paneer – a spicy, creamy, and totally drool-worthy Indian dish. Just one bite and you’ll be dancing around your kitchen!
It’s easy to whip up too.
All you need are some delicious spices like garam masala, cumin powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, and chili powder.
Then sauté together a generous helping of onion and tomato until it forms a beautiful gravy-like base for the spinach that comes next.
Lastly, add cubes of soft cottage cheese (paneer) for an extra creamy touch before serving with hot fluffy rice or naan bread on the side.
It’s comfort food at its finest! 🤩
5. Creamy Tortellini Soup
Creamy Tortellini Soup – the ultimate comfort food.
Imagine a savory broth full of spinach, cheese-filled tortellinis, and herbs that swirl together for a cozy bowl of goodness.
Think of it like an onion soup’s more mature older brother who mastered the kitchen and rocks sweaters better than any Instagram influencer out there!
This soup will warm your soul up in no time, especially when topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese or crunchy croutons.
Trust me, after one spoonful you’ll be singing this dish’s praises all day long.
6. Tortellini Casserole with Spinach (Tortellini al Forno)
Tortellini al Forno – a dreamy, cheesy, and comforting dish like no other.
Think creamy tortellini baked in cheesy tomato sauce with wilted spinach leaves for added texture.
Need I say more?
The way the cheese melts over the pasta and soaks up all of those yummy flavors just can’t be beat.
And let’s not forget about the aromatic herbs that add an amazing pop of flavor to this dish – it’s a masterpiece!
Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply looking for something as delicious as it is easy to make, Tortellini al Forno promises to deliver every time.
Bon appetit! 🍴
7. Spinach Rice Casserole
Savory, wholesome, and rich in flavor. Introducing the Spinach Rice Casserole – a classic favorite that’s sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
It’s like a warm hug for your tummy after a long day!
Start off by sautéing onions in butter or olive oil until they turn translucent.
Add garlic, mushrooms, and spinach to give this dish an extra dose of nutritious goodness, then toss it with cooked rice and seasonings before topping it off with freshly grated cheese.
Now pop it into the oven for 20 minutes and voilà – you’ve got yourself one hearty meal that everyone will be talking about!
8. Aloo Palak
Mouth-watering Aloo Palak – a classic dish that is packed with flavor and sure to be a hit at any gathering.
The combination of creamy spinach, potatoes, and spices creates an irresistible blend of flavors that are sure to have you coming back for more.
Plus, it’s easy and quick to make in just one pot; doesn’t get better than that!
This vegan dish is the holy grail when it comes to Indian fusion cuisine.
With its subtle warmth from the ginger garlic paste and cumin, this dish will tantalize your taste buds while still being light enough to please even the pickiest eater.
It’s like taking a trip around the world without ever leaving your kitchen!
9. Moroccan Lentil Soup with Veggies
Stir up a pot of Moroccan Lentil Soup with Veggies and be transported to an exotic wonderland.
Tangy-sweet tomatoes and garlic, warm cumin and ginger, with nutty lentils for the perfect foundation – this soup is like a symphony for your taste buds.
Not only does it provide a burst of flavor in every spoonful, but also nourishes your body from top to bottom.
Veggie lovers rejoice!
This peasant stew is packed with onions, carrots, bell peppers, celery, and more.
The combination creates an umami flavor that will have everyone asking for seconds (or thirds!).
And if you’re feeling extra adventurous?
Top it off with some chopped fresh herbs or plain yogurt for the ultimate burst of flavor.
10. Spinach And Cheese Pork Roll
A roll of pork, overflowing with creamy spinach and cheese?
Count me in!
This tantalizing dish is the perfect symphony of flavors.
Rich and savory from the pork, salty from the cheese, and a hint of sweetness from the shallots – it’s one delicious experience.
The added bonus? It can be made ahead of time and heated when you’re ready to serve.
So let that oven do the work for you while you sit back and enjoy your masterpiece.
Ready to burn up your taste buds?
Bring on Spinach And Cheese Pork Roll!
11. Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spinach and Chickpeas)
When it comes to tasty recipes, Espinacas con Garbanzos has my heart.
With just a few simple ingredients and minimal time in the kitchen, this dish transforms into a flavorful feast that’s sure to make your taste buds dance.
It’s packed with flavor – spinach cooked with garlic and spices, chickpeas for protein and crunch, and diced tomatoes for color and sweetness – all combined together like one big happy food family!
And who doesn’t love a dish that does double-duty as both delicious AND nutritious?
Ready for dinner yet?
Just say the words “Espinacas con Garbanzos” and I’m there.
12. Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup
Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup – the ultimate comfort food, ready to warm your soul and tantalize your taste buds.
This savory dish is a one-pot wonder; it combines all of your favorite ingredients like sautéed chicken, diced potatoes, fresh thyme, and creamy lemon broth.
Don’t forget about the finishing touches: freshly grated Parmesan cheese adds an irresistible nutty flavor, crunchy croutons add texture, and garnishes of green onions bring it all together in grand style.
Enjoy this delicious soup with some crusty bread on the side and you’ve got yourself a satisfying meal!
13. Gado Gado (Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce)
Gado Gado – A symphony of flavors in one dish.
It’s the perfect flavor balance between crunchy vegetables, creamy peanut sauce, and a pinch of savory heat all packed into one bowl.
With its simple ingredients, this Indonesian dish is surprisingly quick and easy to make yet yields an astounding result every time.
This salad is like dressing up for a formal affair; sure, it takes some prepping but once you do, you won’t regret it.
Have your veggies fresh and crisp?
Pour generous amounts of savory peanut sauce.
Add in a sprinkle of top-secret spices.
This unique recipe plays on all senses – from smell to taste – with each bite leaving you wanting more.
14. Spinach Mushroom Breakfast Skillet with Eggs
Mornings just got a whole lot brighter with this Spinach Mushroom Breakfast Skillet!
Lightly sauté mushrooms, spinach, garlic, and onion in an iron skillet until they’re tender and fragrant. Crack four eggs on top of the veggies and let them simmer on low heat until the whites are set.
Finish it off by sprinkling cheese and red pepper flakes over the top for extra flavor.
This dish is like a warm hug in a bowl – comforting, energizing, and full of goodness!
You don’t need to make fancy ingredients to enjoy this simple yet delicious breakfast treat; all you need is some love and maybe a pinch of salt plus pepper.
15. Steakhouse Creamed Spinach
If you’re looking for a side dish that is both hearty and delicious, look no further than steakhouse creamed spinach.
Not only is it quick and easy to make, but this creamy dreamy combination of spinach, cream cheese, and garlic will have your tastebuds doing a happy dance!
The secret? Parlay all those flavorings into a smooth sauce that wraps itself around each leaf of spinach like a warm hug.
Top it with mozzarella cheese for an extra melt-in-your-mouth experience.
And don’t forget to add some bacon bits or other crunchy toppings – they really take the dish to the next level!
16. Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon in Garlic Butter
Craving a delicious seafood dish?
Look no further than this creamy spinach-stuffed salmon in garlic butter.
This one-pan meal will have your taste buds singing and tummy satisfied in no time.
The combination of succulent salmon with the earthy, garlicky undertones is simply unbeatable.
Plus, it’s so easy to make that you won’t even need a Food Network show to wow your guests!
So don’t wait – grab some fresh fish and let’s get cooking!
With flavorful ingredients like chopped spinach and tangy cream cheese, this dish will transform into an explosion of flavor right before your eyes (and taste buds).
17. Ultra-Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna
If you’re looking for a cozy and festive dish, search no more.
Presenting: Ultra-Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna!
It’s the perfect combination of rich flavors and creamy textures.
Layer upon layer of oven-baked Italian goodness that will have your guests swooning.
The secret to its deliciousness?
Ricotta cheese mixed with cream cheese and fresh sautéed mushrooms, spinach, and garlic.
Topped with marinara sauce, grated mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese…what are you waiting for?
This lasagna is just one step away from becoming the star of your next gathering!
18. Spinach Ricotta Brunch Bake
If you’re looking for a tasty brunch recipe that is sure to wow your friends and family, look no further than this Spinach Ricotta Brunch Bake.
It’s like a quiche without all the fuss, plus it adds an extra layer of texture with its crusty top.
This dish is packed with heavenly flavors from the creamy ricotta cheese, comforting eggs, and fragrant herbs –– not to mention the nutrient-filled spinach adding a pop of color.
Topped off with salty parmesan cheese, there’s something for everyone to love in this dish.
It only takes 10 minutes of prep time and 40 minutes of baking!
That’s what we call an effortless gourmet meal in one pan!
19. Easy Bacon and Spinach Frittata
You may have heard of the elusive savory-yet-light breakfast dish known as frittata, but there’s no need to be intimidated.
Packed with protein, and filled with flavor – it doesn’t get much easier or tastier than this Easy Bacon and Spinach Frittata!
Start by sautéing some sliced bacon in a pan until it’s golden and crispy.
Then throw in some fresh baby spinach and garlic for an extra treat.
Pour in your egg mixture made with milk, salt, and pepper then finish your masterpiece off in the oven.
A fluffy concoction that everyone will fall head over heels for – especially when you top them with their favorite cheese or herb topping!
Who said quick meals can’t be gourmet?
20. Spinach and Cheese Strata
The stars have aligned, because Spinach and Cheese Strata from the heavens just descended to grace your taste buds!
This simple yet delicious dish is creamy, cheesy goodness in every bite.
And don’t worry about being overwhelmed by too much cheese – spinach adds a delightful balance to ensure this brunch favorite delivers comfort without feeling heavy or overly indulgent.
Plus, you can get creative with it!
Jazz up the recipe with breadcrumbs or extra herbs for a crunchy twist or top it off with fresh veggies for an extra splash of color.
Let’s face it – nothing says “YUM” quite like Spinach and Cheese Strata.
21. Spinach Artichoke Dip
Ah, Spinach Artichoke Dip.
This delicious dip is like a hug in a bowl – creamy, comforting, and overflowing with flavor.
From warm crusty slices of bread to crunchy tortilla chips, it goes will all manner of dippers.
How can something be so simple yet so sophisticated at the same time?
Mastering this dish isn’t difficult either.
Just mix together cream cheese, mayo and parmesan cheese until smooth and creamy then fold in spinach and artichokes for that classic flavor combination we all know and love.
And if you want to spice things up why not add some roasted garlic or red pepper flakes?
22. Cheesy Mexican Spinach Dip
Cheesy Mexican Spinach Dip is a dish that’s packed full of flavor and sure to leave your taste buds doing a happy dance.
This dip is like the ultimate fiesta in your mouth – creamy, cheesy goodness topped with spicy jalapenos and crunchy chips.
It comes together quickly with just 5 ingredients: spinach, ricotta cheese, cheddar cheese, pepper jack cheese, and jalapenos.
Layer them up in either an oven-safe soup bowl or pie plate for maximum bubbly delight.
Then pop it in the oven until it’s hot and gooey on top!
For extra flair (and cheesy goodness) sprinkle some crumbled queso fresco over the top before serving.
23. Irish Pub Spinach & Artichoke Melt
If you want to make friends fast, then this Irish Pub Spinach & Artichoke Melt ought to do the trick.
Rich and cheesy, with a hint of tangy mustard and salty bacon bits, it’s like Irish comfort food in a sandwich form.
This melt combines crunchy bread with creamy artichokes, leafy spinach, and melty cheese for an irresistible combination that screams bar-goers everywhere!
For added flavor, toss in some fresh scallions and a dash of Worcestershire sauce – it’s sure to turn heads (in the best way possible).
So if you’re looking for a way to impress your guests or just give yourself a tasty meal at home, look no further than this classic pub favorite.
24. Chicken Florentine Phyllo Pie
Chicken Florentine Phyllo Pie – a dish that’s sure to tantalize all of your senses.
Between the flaky phyllo dough, creamy mozzarella cheese, and savory combination of chicken and spinach you can bet it’ll be love at first bite.
The perfect balance between filling ingredients and crisp pastry makes this dish the ideal comfort food.
Throw in some thyme for an aromatic twist, add a garlic-butter topping if you’re feeling bold, or even stuff it with goat cheese crumbles if you want something special – either way, your stomach will thank you!
25. Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)
Spanakopita, oh, Spanakopita.
This Greek spinach and feta masterpiece is the perfect balance of savory flavors and crispy puff pastry.
It’s like a party in your mouth!
Plus, it’s an easy dish that looks impressive.
The filling uses simple ingredients – onions, spinach, garlic, feta cheese, and dill – layered between buttery phyllo dough for a light yet comforting entrée or side dish.
Enjoy warm from the oven with a drizzle of olive oil or top with creamy tzatziki for an extra layer of flavor.
26. Spinach Strawberry Salad
It’s time to give your taste buds a little TLC with this delicious Spinach Strawberry Salad.
Start by combining baby spinach, ripe strawberries, and slivered almonds for the best combination of sweet and crunchy.
Then top it off with a tangy lemon poppy seed dressing that will have you coming back for more.
The best part?
It’s healthy AND tasty!
This salad is like having the best of both worlds – everything you need in one bite!
So go ahead and indulge without feeling guilty.
With its bright colors, fresh flavors, and nutrient-rich ingredients, this dish proves that eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring or bland.
27. Hearty Tuscan White Bean Soup
Ah, what’s better on a cold day than a steaming bowl of comfort?
Hearty Tuscan White Bean Soup, that’s what!
This soup is packed with flavor and nutrition.
Garlic, onions, and carrots give it an earthy base while herbs like rosemary and sage add complexity to the mix.
Top with croutons and parmesan cheese for an added crunch.
This cozy soup will hit the spot on blustery days (bonus points: it takes less than 30 minutes to put together!).
It’s as comforting as your favorite pair of slippers 😉
28. Italian Wedding Soup
Let me introduce you to Italian Wedding Soup: a warm and cozy hug-in-a-bowl.
This soulful dish is the perfect combination of savory flavors.
From the mini meatballs to the flavorful broth and fresh vegetables, every spoonful will make you feel like you’re dining in an Italian kitchen – without ever having to leave your own!
This soup is also incredibly easy to make and great for leftovers (if there are any!).
So gather up this list of ingredients and prepare yourself for some seriously satisfying comfort food.
29. Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts
If you’ve ever been a part of the stuffed chicken breast fan club (and if you’re not, it’s never too late to join!), you understand why this dish is so popular.
It has everything: flavor, high-protein content, and of course, spinach for an extra dose of nutrition.
This delicious recipe combines savory spinach and creamy ricotta filling with juicy butterflied chicken breasts.
A little drizzle of olive oil tops it off perfectly as each piece cooks to perfection in the oven.
Serve hot and enjoy – your taste buds will thank you!
30. Roasted Garlic & Spinach White Pizza (with Optional Chicken)
Ding, ding, ding!
Your tastebuds have been clamoring for something new and exciting and your savory Italian answer has arrived in the form of this Roasted Garlic & Spinach White Pizza.
Heating up the oven is just the first step to tantalizing your taste buds with this tantalizing pizza loaded with creamy ricotta cheese and roasted garlic, then sprinkled with spinach leaves and finished off with a delicious blend of mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.
But why stop there?
For even more flavor, you can top it off with some juicy chicken or other toppings of your choice too!
With just a few easy steps (and ingredients!) you can whip up one flavorful feast that’s perfect for lunch, dinner, or even as a late-night
31. Pan-Seared Salmon with Creamy Spinach and Tomatoes
Your taste buds will be singing when you try this pan-seared salmon with creamy spinach and tomatoes.
Perfectly cooked salmon fillets are served atop a bed of flavorful tomatoes and sautéed spinach, then smothered in a creamy garlic sauce that brings the whole dish together.
The best part?
This delicious dinner is quick to make (even on your busiest days!) and packs plenty of nutrition into each bite.
Enjoy it as-is or pair with rice or quinoa for added heartiness – either way, we guarantee you won’t be disappointed!
32. Creamy Spinach and Cheese Green Chile Enchiladas
Are you in the mood for something delicious and comforting?
Well then, let me introduce you to the Creamy Spinach and Cheese Green Chile Enchiladas.
These enchiladas have it all – they’re creamy and cheesy with just a hint of kick from the green chili peppers.
Not too hot, not too mild.
And just wait till you take that first bite into their ooey gooey cheesy goodness!
I promise it will be love at first bite.
Plus, this dish is packed with nutrient-filled spinach, so you can indulge guilt-free!
So don’t hesitate – treat yourself to these flaky tortillas filled with goodness today!
33. Creamy Spinach Mushroom Pork Chops
Do pork chops make you think of unimaginative weeknight dinners?
Not anymore. Introducing creamy spinach mushroom pork chops – your taste buds’ newest love affair.
This dish combines the creamy decadence of a béchamel sauce with the earthy heartiness of mushrooms and spinach for flavors that are anything but boring.
And because it’s all cooked in one skillet, cleanup is a breeze!
Serve this deliciousness over mashed potatoes or rice for an easy and unforgettable meal sure to dazzle any dinner guest.
Don’t just take my word for it – try it out tonight and watch as everyone swoons in admiration! 🤩
34. Chicken with Spinach and Mozzarella in Tomato Sauce
If you’re looking for an Italian-inspired meal that’s sure to please all palates, then this one is a must-try!
With succulent chicken cooked in a delicious tomato sauce and topped with spinach and mozzarella, it’s like taking a bite out of pure comfort.
But don’t be fooled by its simplicity – this dish packs BIG flavor.
Tomatoes, garlic and onions bring the deep umami notes while the cheese adds creaminess and depth.
But what brings the whole thing together?
The hint of lemon zest that ties all these amazing ingredients into one perfectly balanced feast.
35. 6-Ingredient Stuffed Flank Steak Rolls (Pinwheels)
What do you get when you combine a few simple ingredients and an extra dose of deliciousness?
6-Ingredient Stuffed Flank Steak Rolls (Pinwheels), of course!
This easy-to-make dish is perfect for date night, dinner parties, and beyond.
The combination of juicy steak, Italian sausage, cheese, garlic, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes turns ordinary meals into extraordinary ones.
It’s like magic on your plate!
Not only are these pinwheels incredibly tasty but they’re also a total time saver.
Just 10 minutes to prep and 20 minutes in the oven is all it takes to enjoy this delicious meal.
Talk about achieving maximum flavor with minimal effort!
36. Beef & Spinach Lo Mein
Beef & Spinach Lo Mein – the perfect blend of traditional Chinese flavors and modern twists.
This dish packs a punch with its flavorful beef and spinach mixture seasoned to perfection, all nestled atop a bed of springy noodles.
Serve it up with a dash of ginger and garlic for an extra fragrant kick!
Need something with more protein? Add some diced chicken or shrimp!
Hungry for more veggies?
Throw in some fresh mushrooms or julienned carrots.
Best of all, the possibilities are endless – customize your Beef & Spinach Lo Mein according to your taste buds, whatever they may be 🤗
37. Thai Beef Bowl with Garlic and Spinach
Mmm, this Thai beef bowl with garlic and spinach is the perfect cure for an icky day.
It’s like a hug on a plate – warm, cozy, and full of flavor.
Its key ingredient?
Fragrant garlic that gives it a touch of zing.
Throw in some crunchy veg, spunky spinach, and creamy coconut milk to balance out the flavors and before you know it you’ll have one heck of an irresistible dish!
Top with chili flakes if you are feeling adventurous or keep things mild by adding lime juice for extra tang.
The choice is yours!
The 37 BEST Meals to Cook with Spinach
- CrockPot Tuscan Garlic Chicken Thighs With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
- Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta
- Creamy Lemon Chicken with Spinach
- Palak Paneer
- Creamy Tortellini Soup
- Tortellini Casserole with Spinach (Tortellini al Forno)
- Spinach Rice Casserole
- Aloo Palak
- Moroccan Lentil Soup with Veggies
- Spinach And Cheese Pork Roll
- Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spinach and Chickpeas)
- Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup
- Gado Gado (Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce)
- Spinach Mushroom Breakfast Skillet with Eggs
- Steakhouse Creamed Spinach
- Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon in Garlic Butter
- Ultra-Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna
- Spinach Ricotta Brunch Bake
- Easy Bacon and Spinach Frittata
- Spinach and Cheese Strata
- Spinach Artichoke Dip
- Cheesy Mexican Spinach Dip
- Irish Pub Spinach & Artichoke Melt
- Chicken Florentine Phyllo Pie
- Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)
- Spinach Strawberry Salad
- Hearty Tuscan White Bean Soup
- Italian Wedding Soup
- Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts
- Roasted Garlic & Spinach White Pizza (with Optional Chicken)
- PAN SEARED SALMON WITH CREAMY SPINACH AND TOMATOES
- Creamy Spinach and Cheese Green Chile Enchiladas
- Creamy Spinach Mushroom Pork Chops
- CHICKEN WITH SPINACH AND MOZZARELLA IN TOMATO SAUCE
- 6-Ingredient Stuffed Flank Steak Rolls (Pinwheels)
- Beef & Spinach Lo Mein
- Thai Beef Bowl with Garlic and Spinach
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- Organize your ingredients and utensils.
- Follow the detailed instructions in the recipe to make your dish.
- Prepare and serve for delicious meal!
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