Our Best Spinach Recipes

It’s not hard to love North Indian saag paneer—meltingly soft spinach strewn with chunks of mild fresh cheese—especially when scooped up with hot flatbread. Get the recipe for Saag Paneer (Spinach with Fresh Indian Cheese) »

Spinach, Beef, and Egg Hash

Spinach, Beef, and Egg Hash

Spinach Spätzli with Brown Butter, Crispy Speck, and Pangrattato

Near Italy’s border with Austria, the food takes on a distinctly Teutonic bent with spätzli, a close Italian cousin of German spätzle. Get the recipe for Spinach Spätzli with Brown Butter, Crispy Speck, and Pangrattato »

Spinach and Cheese Breadcrumb Dumplings (Strangolapreti)

Spinach and Cheese Breadcrumb Dumplings (Strangolapreti)

Spinach-Artichoke Dip

For this hearty dip, we found that frozen artichoke hearts held up better than jarred ones. Get the recipe for Spinach-Artichoke Dip »
These tender ravioli are filled with spinach and cheese and topped with a tangy tomato sauce bolstered with mushrooms, zucchini, and squash. Get the recipe for Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli »

Spinach and Tofu Salad with Peanut–Miso Dressing

Spinach and Tofu Salad with Peanut–Miso Dressing

Buckwheat and Ricotta Gnocchi with Cream, Peas, and Spinach

Making gnocchi with buckwheat flour gives the pasta weightiness and an earthy flavor that pairs perfectly with a spring mix of peas and spinach. See the recipe for Buckwheat and Ricotta Gnocchi with Cream, Peas, and Spinach

Spinach and Potato Dumplings with Cold Tomato Sauce

A chilled tomato sauce with sundried tomatoes makes a pleasant contrast to these hot potato and spinach dumplings, which chef Josita Hartanto of Berlin’s Lucky Leek binds together with firm tofu and durum wheat semolina. Dry the potatoes and spinach thoroughly so the dumplings will hold their shape. Get the recipe for Spinach and Potato Dumplings with Cold Tomato Sauce »

Veal and Spinach Lasagna

Unlike the heavy red-sauced lasagnas served in America, this Abruzzo-style version relies on an ethereal egg and tomato sauce that puffs when the lasagna is cooked, giving it a soufflé-like appearance.

Green Minestrone with Kohlrabi, Olives, and Spinach Pesto

The chef of Lucky Leek in Berlin, Germany, Josita Hartanto makes her minestrone with hearty kohlrabi and briny green olives. The soup is brightened by a fresh pesto, which is stirred in just before serving. Get the recipe for Green Minestrone with Kohlrabi, Olives, and Spinach Pesto »

Agnolotti

Agnolotti

Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Pork Loin

Pork loin is lean—wrapping it in bacon helps keep it juicy as it grills. Get the recipe for Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Pork Loin »

Spinach and Edamame Egg Drop Soup

A handful of soybeans and fresh spinach lightens up this Chinese restaurant favorite. Get the recipe for Spinach and Edamame Egg Drop Soup »
This creamy dish makes a phenomenal main dish with oven-baked naan bread on the side. Get the recipe for Creamy Fenugreek and Spinach with Cheese (Methi Malai Paneer) »
In this dish, fresh spinach is sautéed with an array of spices. Get the recipe for Andhra-Style Sautéed Spinach (Palakoora Vepadu) »

Spinach Madeleine

A sauce of unabashedly flavorful ingredients including evaporated milk and, yes, Velveeta cheese, makes for a spectacularly rich take on creamed spinach. Get the recipe for Spinach Madeleine »

Potato, Spinach, and Red Pepper Frittata

This basil-laced potato and vegetable frittata makes a satisfying lunch.
Get the recipe for Finnish Creamed Spinach With Crumbled Egg Yolks »

Inspanakli Gozleme (Spinach-Filled Anatolian Flatbreads)

Get the recipe for Inspanakli Gozleme (Spinach-Filled Anatolian Flatbreads) »