Since our youngest years we’ve been encouraged by our parents to eat our greens and even though we’ve reached adulthood now and could technically live solely on cake, we know very well know important green veggies are for our health. Spinach is one of those super healthy greens that also have a very unique taste and contrary to the popular belief it can be super delicious! If you are still on the fence about believing into the deliciousness of spinach, check out these 13 tasty spinach recipes!
1. Mashed Cauliflower and Spinach
Mashed cauliflower is a great alternative to mashed potatoes, especially for those who wish to incorporate more vegetables into their diet in creative and unexpected ways. Since cauliflower alone can taste a bit bland, the addition of spinach in A Family Feast‘s recipe is a super smart decision!
2. Spinach Cheesy Balls
Sweet as Honey has a great recipe that will save you much time and worry when you have guests coming over and you need something healthy but simple to put on the table. These spinach cheesy balls will definitely impress and they can pair with any side dish your heart desires!
3. Spinach Lasagna
You have a great love for lasagna but you can’t help but wonder if there was a way to make it healthier. Little Broken has a fantastic recipe for chicken based lasagna with mushrooms and plenty of spinach, giving you a wining combination of healthy and tasty!
4. Creamy Spinach and Tomato Pasta
Tomato penne pasta is a classic Italian recipe that is super convenient on busy days since it’s really quick to prepare. It’s totally beginner friendly; you don’t need to be a masterchef to knock it out of the park! Find out how Budget Bytes used spinach to upgrade the classic recipe.
5. White Bean Spinach Soup
Chilly fall days call for a big pot of delicious soup! Get your daily intake of green veggies by incorporating them into your soups, just like Cafe Delites did with this white bean and spinach soup. There’s nothing better than devouring a hot soup that you know is good for your health!
6. Spinach Tortellini Soup
Here’s another take on a spinach soup, by Umami Girl. Instead of beans, this soup pairs spinach with tortellini, creating a marvelous combination of flavors. The tortellini feel satisfying and carry that familiar taste of pasta while the spinach brings the nutritious component to the mix!
7. Spinach and Mushroom Quinoa
Hop on the quinoa train as fast as you can because this grain has plenty of protein, which means plenty of energy! Julia’s Album features a mouth-watering recipe for quinoa with a strong taste only mushrooms can bring and the freshness of raw spinach!
8. Spinach Pizza
Pizza may be considered junk food by some but if you’re prepping it at home you can make it super healthy. The ingredients are all your choice, so choose wisely – and green! Check in with Damn Delicious to see how your homemade pizza can be filled with so much spinach it actually rivals a good salad!
9. Spinach Ricotta Stuffed Peppers
Pairing your greens with cheese is always a superb idea! If you’re not the biggest spinach enthusiast this is a great way to trick yourself into eating it, as the creamy taste of ricotta will definitely take over your tastebuds. Get the recipe for these stuffed peppers at Lil’ Luna!
10. Potato Spinach Gnocchi
Do you love gnocchi? Check out Caroline’s Cooking‘s recipe for potato gnocchi with added spinach if you’ve been craving to give your gnocchi a healthy upgrade! It’s a recipe that will surely become your all-time favorite, as well as a super fun way to introduce spinach to your kids.
11. Spinach Spaghetti Squash
Fall is that special time of the year when pumpkins are eaten in abundance. Make sure you don’t forget about the greens! Get the best of both worlds with this spinach spaghetti squash by Peas & Crayons. You get to enjoy pasta, a pumpkin and spinach all at once!
12. Spinach Muffins
Most kids are crazy about muffins but not nearly as hyped about spinach. Challenge your little ones to help you bake these unique spinach muffins by Super Healthy Kids and show them that veggies can taste just like their favorite dessert!
13. Spinach Curry
The Vegan 8 brings you a tasty meal that is vegan friendly and only has eight ingredients, so it’s perfect for those who love simple but fulfilling recipes. This curry makes the most of spinach and sweet potato, creating a balance of sweet and sour flavors!