Fresh Spinach Recipes That Taste Amazing

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Spinach never gets enough credit. Yes, it's incredibly nutritious and low in cals, but the leafy green can also be used in just about every type of recipe. This time, though, we're taking fresh spinach out of the shadows—we've rounded up everything from spinach smoothies to pizza to casseroles (plus a few delish spinach salads, of course) that all feature spinach front and center.
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Spinach and Feta Tart

While beautiful, this savory tart isn't just for show. Spinach and feta make for a surprisingly filling yet refreshing flavor combo, and slightly caramelized lemon slices add a touch of citrus.

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Farfalle with Mushrooms and Spinach

This simple pasta dish makes a great side to chicken or fish. The mushroom-spinach combo packs in nutrients, while chopped garlic and Parmesan amp up the flavor.

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Sauteed Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

This recipe calls for 2 pounds—yes, pounds!—of spinach. But once you saute it, you'll see why. Feel free to add a protein, like chopped turkey or steak, to the colorful, leafy dish.

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Egg and Wilted Spinach Salad

Those aren't potato wedges lying on the bed of spinach and eggs—they're Granny Smith apple slices. The fruit lends an unexpected sweet flavor (it's even coated in a honey-balsamic mixture) to an otherwise simple recipe.

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Spinach Salad Wraps

Need something healthy for on the go? Roll up spinach salad in a tortilla for an easy, nutritious wrap.

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Smoothie Bags

You've probably added spinach to smoothies before, but if you haven't, you're missing out on easy-to-get nutrients. Spinach also makes the drink more filling—oh, and did we mention these bags can be made ahead of time and frozen for an entire month?

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Lemon Shrimp with Spinach Quinoa

This spinach-and-quinoa combo complements lemony shrimp perfectly, but you could serve it with chicken or pork instead.

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Velvet Spinach

There's no arguing that spinach is the star of this recipe. The colorful puree will dress up the presentation of any dish, plus it takes only four ingredients.

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Frizzled Egg Spinach Salad

Just because this salad is easy to make doesn't mean it's boring. In fact, with a homemade raspberry vinaigrette and crispy bacon, this salad is anything but.

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Orange Salmon with Spinach

Fresh spinach and flaky salmon get the same citrusy treatment in this easy skillet recipe.

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Bacon, Egg, Spinach, and Tuna Salad

Your favorite breakfast sandwich meets tuna salad in this 7-ingredient lunch recipe.

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Spring Green Smoothies

Spinach isn't the only veggie in this bright smoothie—it also features asparagus. That's not all, either. The tasty drink contains two green fruits: kiwi and grapes.

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Chickpea, Leek, and Spinach Soup

Sure, you could switch the spinach for kale or watercress, but do you really want to leave the tried-and-true leafy green behind? Either way, this summery soup is ready to eat in just 25 minutes.

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Greek Spinach-Pasta Salad with Feta and Beans

Spinach, pasta, and beans mean you certainly won't be hungry after this salad. A simple oil-and-spices dressing keeps it light.

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Creamed Spinach Bake

Spinach turns into comfort food when baked with milk, cheese, and eggs.

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Sweet Potato, Chicken, and Spinach in Browned Butter

Spinach rounds out this 30-minute meal featuring sweet potatoes and chicken. Color often means more nutrients and flavor, and this skillet dinner is no exception!

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Wilted Spinach and Tilapia Salad

Keep frozen fish and fresh spinach on hand for nights that you're in a rush. The combo tastes like something you'd order at a nice restaurant, but it's ready in just 25 minutes!

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Sausage and Spinach Skillet Pizza

This pizza tastes so much fresher than delivery and is still ready in under an hour! The spinach, mozzarella, and sausage make a dynamite trio.

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