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10 Easy spinach recipes

12 Nov 2021
10 Easy spinach recipes

It’s spring in Australia and time to cook with spinach. Rich in iron, nutrients and antioxidants, it is obvious that spinach is healthy for you and there are many ways to prepare it. Cooked or used raw in salads, spinach is one of the most versatile vegetables to bring to the table. Buy fresh spinach to use in salads or for cooked recipes. Frozen spinach makes a great alternative for cooking – it is already clean and ready to be cooked. It can also be kept in the freezer and whipped out for a last-minute lunch or dinner. Cook spinach in risotto, pasta dishes, savoury pies, side dishes or use it to fill meat or poultry. Italian Spoon has recipes using spinach that are quick to prepare, tasty and suitable for children.


Easy spinach recipes

If you find yourself with a lot of spinach or just wanting to get a vitamin boost, there are plenty of recipes to use it up. Here are some 10 ideas to bring to the table.

Baked Spinach and frankfurt frittata

Rolled chicken with spinach and ricotta1. Baked Spinach and frankfurt frittata: Looking for a tasty recipe to entice your kids into eating spinach? Italian Spoon’s Baked Spinach frittata with chopped frankfurts is easy to make and loved by all ages.

2. Rolled chicken with spinach and ricotta: Spice up your roast chicken by cooking Rolled chicken with spinach and ricotta. Follow Italian Spoon’s recipe for tender and juicy chicken flavoured with a delicious spinach and ricotta filling. Simply delicious and sure to impress family and friends at the dinner table!

 

Spinach and ricotta ballsRavioli filled with spinach and ricotta3. Spinach and ricotta balls: A light but tasty meatless starter. Crunchy and golden on the outside, and packed with flavours of spinach, ricotta, Parmesan, and freshly grated nutmeg on the inside. They can be prepared ahead of time and baked while guests arrive, perfect for entertaining!

4. Ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta: Learn how to prepare the most amazing homemade Ravioli pasta with Spinach and Ricotta filling that the whole family will enjoy.

 

Creamed pumpkin, potato and baby spinach frittataBaked frittata with spinach and potatoes5. Frittata of creamed pumpkin, potato and baby spinach: Our baked frittata with creamed pumpkin, potato and spinach serves four people and takes less than one hour to cook.


Torta salata di spinaci (spinach tart)Rolled puff pastry with spinach and ricotta filling7. Spinach tart: The classic combination of spinach and cheese makes the perfect vegetarian tart – try our easy-to-follow recipe for the best spinach and cheese tart.

8. Rolled puff pastry with spinach and ricotta filling: Our recipe for rolled puff pastry with spinach and ricotta filling is easy to make & perfect for a tasty side dish.

 

Spinach and ricotta lasagna rollsChickpea, pumpkin and spinach salad9. Spinach and ricotta lasagna rolls: A modern alternative, Spinach and ricotta rolls are easy to make and deliciously filled with creamy ricotta, spinach and Fontina cheese. They are then baked in a Besciamella sauce topped with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.

10. Chickpea, pumpkin and spinach salad: Pumpkin, chickpea and spinach are just a few ingredients in this healthy salad. It is the perfect salad for every season.

 

These recipes are not only packed with vitamins and antioxidants to boost your health, but easy to make and absolutely delicious!

Happy Cooking!

Vanessa Bottaro

Founder and Owner at Italian Spoon
What is second best thing to being in beautiful Italy? Cooking and writing about Italian food, of course!

I live in Melbourne, Australia with my husband Simone and two children. They are my first love! Italian Spoon brings my second love for cooking Italian food and blogging to life and I am loving it!

I hope to inspire you to continue the tradition of Italian home cooking. Buon appetito!
Vanessa Bottaro
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