45 spinach recipes
Looking for new and inventive ways to use up spinach? Choose from baked pasta shells with spinach and ricotta, easy cheese pie with greens or our impressive spanakopita
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Easy spinach recipes
Banish January blues and make our vibrant pea risotto with spinach for a low-calorie dinner for the family.
Combine spinach with smoked haddock and seasonal Jersey Royal potatoes to make this stand-out fish pie, best served alfresco.
Toasting the orzo brings out its nutty flavour, which goes really well with the gentle spices in this dish.
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Creamed spinach and juicy cherry tomatoes top this healthy omelette, making a satisfying vegetarian lunch for one.
Make this classic side dish, where spinach is mixed with crisp golden paneer cubes, for your next curry night.
Spinach, butter beans and chard are cooked in olive oil, lemon juice and herbs in this Greek recipe.
Recreate this Indo-Chinese recipe from Soho’s chic Kolkata-inspired café, Fatt Pundit. Baby spinach gets a delicious makeover, with Greek yogurt, sweet date and tamarind chutney, pomegranate seeds and more.
A quick veggie-packed version of a classic Welsh rarebit served with soft runny eggs.
If you’re looking for a curry with a bit of heat, Asma Khan’s veggie chickpea and spinach curry is a fail-safe option.
Spirals of salty ham hock, creamy mascarpone and spinach create this showstopping pasta bake.
Take your dinner party starter up a notch with homemade vibrant green pasta made with spinach and tossed in nutty brown butter and sage sauce.
For a dish singing with warm, comforting flavours, have a go at this meat-free Indian classic. This is spinach at its finest.
Pillowy spinach gnudi with ricotta is a brilliant way to incorporate nutritious spinach into your diet while still getting those comforting, creamy flavours.
Our homely, hearty pie uses delicious leeks with potato and spinach to create this traditional British pie - perfect as a midweek vegetarian meal. Discover our best veggie pie recipes here.
Spinach, peas and leeks meet in this nourishing bowl of soup, making a perfect dinner party starter or meat-free lunch.
Put spinach at the heart of this creamy gnocchi recipe and grill until bubbling and golden for a quick midweek meal ready in 20 minutes.
Turn your pancakes green with plenty of vitamin-rich spinach. Serve with fresh salmon and a squeeze of lemon - perfect for a lazy weekend brunch recipe. More brunch recipes here.
Take your cheese pie up a notch with spinach and marinated artichokes. Serve this crumbly, moreish savoury pie with a simple green salad for an easy midweek meal. Check out more of our savoury pie recipes here.
Make our simple recipe for a traditional Greek spanakopita pie, it's packed with baby spinach, feta and wrapped in crisp filo pastry. Discover more of our Greek recipes here.
Spinach adds real vibrance to this ricotta gnocchi for an impressive vegetarian entertaining idea. Check out more of our veggie dinner party recipes here.
Put spinach and artichoke at the heart of this homemade creamy – an easy midweek meal for four. Discover our best pizza recipes here.
Fill giant pasta shells with creamy ricotta and spinach for a simple vegetarian meal on the table in under an hour. Discover more of our easy veggie recipes here.
Spinach is at it's best from April through to September. Try it in our spinach, tomato and cauliflower curry. Check out our best veggie curry recipes here.
Warm up with our meat-free spinach stew with beans and tomato. It's high protein and only 153 calories per serving. Discover our best stew recipes here.
Nothing beats a failsafe pilaf recipe. We put spinach at the heart of this vibrant chicken version. Ideal for a quick (but nutritious) midweek dinner. Check out our best chicken recipes here.
This wintery spinach and cheese side dish is really quick and easy to make that won't leave you slaving over the stove for hours. Try more of our best side dishes here.
Try our quick and easy breakfast idea topped with spinach for plenty of protein, soft boiled eggs and flaky haddock. Try more of our haddock recipes here.
We add spinach and thyme to this creamy lentils dish for an iron-rich vegan meal – perfectly suited to those who want a light 5:2 friendly meal. More vegan recipes here.
This easy, cheesy spinach and fontina tart makes a great vegetarian centrepiece, just make sure you check the fontina packaging to ensure it's made with vegetarian rennet. Check out our best savoury tarts here.
Ever deep-fried ravioli? The classic combination of spinach and ricotta makes these impressive canapés quick and easy to make. Discover our best veggie canapé recipes here.
This is a fun 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 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.
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. Check out our best veggie pie recipes here.
Here we’ve created a rich and creamy filling using spinach, soft cheese and dill to flavour the fish from the inside out, creating an impressive dish which serves up to four.
Butternut squash, spinach and mascarpone combine to make a winning vegetarian lasagne. It's so packed full of flavour that even if you're making it for meat-eaters there won't be any complaints
These quick flour tortillas are packed with spinach and feta and are perfect for an easy comforting midweek snack.
Make this speedy pasta with crispy sausagemeat and spinach and flavoured with chilli, garlic and dijon mustard. It packs a punch in terms of flavour and it's ready on the table in less than half an hour.
Spinach and feta are a classic combination and work really well with the zing of preserved lemon. Try it in these vegetarian filo parcels which make a great, simple starter, snack or lunch. Discover more of our starter recipes here.
These spinach and feta chickpea pancakes make for a delicious quick and healthy midweek meal. Chickpea flour (gram flour) is gluten-free and contains more protein than other flours. Plenty more pancake recipes here.
Soft baby spinach stars in a creamy, nutmeg-infused sauce, making the perfect accompaniment to crispy parma ham and runny-yolked eggs – dunk slices of toasted ciabatta in for brunch.
A classic lamb and spinach Indian curry – this would make a great economical, and much tastier, alternative to a Friday night take away. Serve with rice or naan. Check out more of our lamb curry recipes here.
Ready-made-pancakes are used as an alternative to pasta in this delicious Italian-inspired dish with spinach. Check out more of our best Italian recipes here.
Use puffy pastry to make this classic spinach-and-cheese spanakopita. It never fails to satisfy and is very simple to make.
This classic blend of spinach and ricotta is a favourite for a reason. Making it an open ravioli means that it's quick and easy too. Use dried pasta if you can’t find fresh, and cook according to packet instructions.
Add dried porcini mushrooms to this creamy risotto with fresh mushrooms and spinach – a smart quick supper for 2. Discover our best risotto recipes here.