Tuna, cannellini and spinach salad

Best ever spinach recipes

Our Spinach collection shows how hugely versatile an ingredient it is, with recipes using spinach in salads, with rice, pasta and alongside meat. It’s a great, helathy addition to many recipes.


Spinach and quail’s egg salad with sweet and sour dressing

If you haven’t tried quail’s eggs, you must. They taste delicious and look beautiful in this winter salad. Only a little pancetta is used in this recipe, giving a bacon flavour without all the fat. For the croutons, try Poilâne sourdough bread, which is stocked in most Waitrose branches.

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Warm bacon, avocado and spinach salad

If you’re entertaining friends for dinner, this warm bacon, avocado and spinach salad makes the perfect starter. Light and easy to make, the warm bacon and dressing takes this salad to the next level.


croque madame with spinach salad

Topped with bubbling cheese and a runny egg, this classic French recipe makes a hearty weekend brunch


Prawn and spinach salad with lime honey dressing

This simple Thai-inspired prawn salad works on its own or as part of a Asian sharing meal. Try diced avocado or papaya instead of mango if you like.


Tuna, cannellini and spinach salad

With easily available ingredients, stress-free preparation and a quick cooking time makes this tuna, cannellini and spinach salad perfect every night of the week. Good quality tuna in olive oil has a much more robust flavour than that in brine.


Healthier lamb and spinach bulgar wheat pilaf

This skinny lamb and spinach bulgar wheat pilaf is ready in 30 minutes, under 500 calories and packed full of flavour. We love a one pot – saves on washing up!


Truffled spinach and ricotta ravioli

Ever deep-fried ravioli? A few cheat’s ingredients make these impressive canapés quick and easy to make


Spicy spinach cakes with mint yoghurt

The ideal vegetarian canapé for drinks parties. You can make these spicy spinach cakes ahead then warm through in the oven before serving with the mint yoghurt.


Smoked haddock rarebit with spinach

This recipe for smoked haddock rarebit with spinach is really easy to make and ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for a midweek meal. The cheese topping makes it feel really special with minimal effort.


Butternut squash, spinach and mascarpone lasagne

This veggie butternut squash, spinach and mascarpone lasagne is a great veggie option. It’s so packed full of flavour that even if you’re making it for meat-eaters there won’t be any complaints.


Steakhouse-style spinach gratin

This is a different way to eat spinach and a great way to get one of your five-a-day. Make this easy steakhouse-style gratin recipe as a side for a supper with friends.


Baked tortellini with spinach and chilli

This recipe for baked tortellini with spinach and chilli is super-easy to make, ready in under and hour and less than 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal for two. Use bought tortellini and the hard work is done for you.


Baked eggs with spinach

Baked eggs with spinach is the perfect dish for a lighter brunch. It feels indulgent, but baked with spinach, mushrooms and low-fat crème fraîche, this comes in at under 200 calories per serving.


spinach and ricotta filo pie

This spinach and ricotta vegetarian pie made with filo pastry is very light at under 200 calories per slice. Ready in under an hour you can make it ahead and cook it when you need it.


Chilli spinach noodles with sesame dressing

This dish of chilli spinach noodles with sesame dressing is a quick an easy recipe to make for a healthy midweek meal. It’s ready in just 20 minutes and is under 500 calories.


Mussels with saffron and spinach (mejillones con azafrán y espinacas)

Trade in your usual moules mariniere for this pepped-up Spanish recipe for mussels with saffron and spinach that’s ready in just 30 minutes. Cook it for a dinner for two, or serve as part of a mixed tapas.


Spinach, mushroom and lemon pilaf

Great looking, stylish main course can be good for you, and this spinach, mushroom and lemon pilaf is no exception. Quick and easy, this is perfect if you’re entertaining friends mid-week.


Merguez with cannellini beans and spinach

This recipe for merguez sausages with cannellini beans and spinach makes a great speedy midweek meal for two. Plus, it’s freezer-friendly


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