Spinach, often overshadowed by its leafy green counterparts like kale and arugula, is a nutritional powerhouse that deserves more recognition due to its robust, versatile flavor.
From hearty salads and savory mains to convenient smoothies and cozy soups, this humble yet vibrant leafy green brings a wealth of health benefits and an array of delectable flavors to a wide range of dishes.
So, whether you're a devoted spinach enthusiast or simply looking to infuse your meals with nourishing goodness, get ready to try out these 51 healthy and nutritious recipes using baby spinach.
- Grilled Hummus, Feta, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Spinach Sandwich
- Roasted Cherry Tomatoes With Spinach and Angel Hair Pasta
- Zucchini and Red Pepper Salad With Spinach "Pesto"
- Ham and Cheese Spinach Salad With Tangy Mustard Dressing
- Roasted Red Pepper and Spinach Salad
- Mini Spinach Egg Muffins
- Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms
- Spinach Ricotta Roll
- Roasted Red Peppers and Spinach Salad With Leftover Chicken and Flax Seeds
- Spinach and Bacon Egg Wraps
- Spinach Salad With Toasted Chickpeas and Pomegranate Vinaigrette
- Tomato Spinach Salsa
- Spinach and Fennel Salad With Garlic Balsamic Vinaigrette and Dried Berries
- POM Marinated Chicken with Brown Rice and Spinach
- Fennel and Spinach Soup
- Feta Spinach Omelet
- Pasta With Pumpkin, Sausage, and Spinach
- Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie With Spinach
- Overgrown Zucchini and Spinach Soup
- Super Spinach Salad Using Leftovers
- Cheesesteak Spinach Salad Using Leftovers
- Sorghum Black Bean Salad With Spinach and Cilantro
- Leftover Beet and Spinach Quesadilla
- Pumpkin and Sausage Soup With Sweet Potatoes and Spinach
- Spinach Feta Wraps
- Spinach Ham Omelet Roll Up
- Guac Chicken Sandwich
- Cheesy Pizza Panini
- Fresh Pumpkin With Black Beans
- Ham and Cheese Crescent Roll-Ups
- Green Orange Mango Smoothie
- Stupendous Stromboli
- Leftover Meatball Wrap
- Wonton Pizza Bites
- Simple Spaghetti Squash
- Chicken Salad With Quick Strawberry Vinaigrette
- Mini Shrimp Rolls
- Cold Shrimp and Orzo Salad
- Asian-Inspired Turkey Orzo Lettuce Wraps
- Giant Stuffed Zucchini
- Warm Turkey Club Salad With Sweet Dried Herb Dressing
- Quick Ramen Noodles Lunch
- Supreme Pizza on Lavash Bread
- Sandwich Sushi
- Healthy Breakfast Hash
- Thanksgiving Prep Mom's Stuffing
- Chicken Roll-Ups
- Veggie Scoops
- Stuffed Cabbage Pigs in a Blanket
- Spiced Tomato Soup Pinto Beans
- Curried Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
This delectable sandwich features a grilled blend of creamy hummus, tangy feta cheese, inviting sun-dried tomatoes, and nutritious spinach, resulting in a delightful explosion of Mediterranean flavors.
This mouthwatering pasta dish combines the sweet and roasted flavors of cherry tomatoes with leafy spinach. It's a wholesome yet easy meal, perfect for a convenient weeknight dinner.
This refreshing salad showcases the vibrant combination of zucchini and red peppers. They're enhanced by a flavorful spinach sauce that doesn't taste like pesto at all but is still delicious!
This punchy, memorable spinach salad features a delicious blend of ham and cheese, perfectly complemented by a tangy mustard dressing. Everyone will love the delicate balance of flavors in this side dish.
Another enticing salad is this roasted red pepper and spinach one, which highlights the smoky and sweet notes of roasted red peppers that complement the fresh baby spinach leaves.
If you ask us, the perfect way to use baby spinach is to throw them on a mini egg muffin, as not only is it a delicious result, but also an adorable one! This bite-sized treat is perfect for breakfast.
Savory, earthy, and deliciously nutritious, these spinach-stuffed mushrooms are the perfect appetizer or side dish for family gatherings or special events.
Another excellent spinach dish for a special event or gathering is this spinach ricotta roll. Combining salty and creamy ricotta with fresh, herbaceous spinach is a match made in heaven.
This dynamic salad brings together roasted red peppers' smoky sweetness, spinach's slightly bitter bite, the convenience of leftover chicken, and a crunchy touch of flax seeds for a truly well-rounded meal.
Tender spinach, savory bacon, and fluffy eggs are three of our favorite ingredients to combine because their flavors and textures go swimmingly together. These wraps are the perfect protein-packed breakfast.
This vibrant spinach salad also offers a delightful mix of textures and flavors with the crunchy goodness of toasted chickpeas and the sweet-tangy pomegranate vinaigrette.
Don't hesitate to bring this unique spin on a classic tomato salsa to the next outing. Spinach makes the dip even more flavorful with a herbaceous touch. Don't forget the chips!
This spinach and fennel salad showcases a delightful harmony of fresh spinach and fennel with a zesty garlic balsamic vinaigrette. Plus, dried berries add a dynamic consistency and a touch of sweetness.
Using POM juice, marinated chicken, and other delectable ingredients like onion powder, garlic powder, vinegar, and tarragon, spinach soars to brand-new heights in this unique dinner.
This comforting fennel and spinach soup blends the delicate flavors of fennel with nutritious spinach, creating a soothing and nourishing bowl of warmth that's perfect for the holidays.
If you love feta, you'll adore this flavorful feta spinach omelet. It offers a notable amount of creamy feta cheese coupled with leafy spinach, ideal for a satisfying, protein-rich breakfast.
Pasta with pumpkin, sausage, and spinach is a mouthwatering dish. The rich sausage and flavorful pumpkin complement the earthy notes of spinach, thus tantalizing the taste buds with each forkful.
In this invigorating strawberry kiwi smoothie, the addition of spinach infuses the meal with essential nutrients, adding a subtle earthy flavor while enhancing its vibrant color and healthful appeal.
This hearty soup with overgrown zucchini and spinach presents a delightful fusion of flavors, where ingredients like bacon, onion, and thyme uplift these veggies. It's perfect for enjoying a chilly evening.
This simple yet super spinach salad, ingeniously crafted from delicious leftovers, boasts a harmonious blend of textures and tastes. It's an ideal choice for a quick and satisfying lunch.
Have leftover cheesesteak from the hearty dinner the night before? This salad is another meal where you can take advantage of your leftovers while still creating something beautiful - and quick!
This Sorghum black bean salad features an inviting combination of hearty sorghum, protein-rich black beans, fresh spinach, and zesty cilantro, creating a refreshing, wholesome summer lunch or barbecue side dish.
This leftover beet and spinach quesadilla blend the earthy sweetness of beets with nutritious spinach in a form that's unique for both of these ingredients! Try it when you're looking for a quick snack.
This soup is a truly comforting dish, with the help of smooth sweet potatoes, earthy spinach, and salty sausage to ramp things up. It's fantastic for a cozy autumn dinner with friends and family.
There's something about the way the slightly bitter taste of spinach coincides with feta's tangy and salty flavor profile. And these spinach feta wraps are the perfect vessels to enjoy this powerful duo.
Similar to feta, ham goes well with spinach due to its higher level of saltiness that balances out well with the earthy spinach. Adding eggs and cheese make these roll-ups even better, especially for breakfasts.
This mouthwatering sandwich features tender grilled chicken topped with creamy guacamole, creating a satisfying and flavorful meal. Kids and adults alike can get behind this tasty lunch.
Another favorite among people of all ages is this cheesy pizza panini. If you can't choose between a pizza and a sandwich with spinach, this panini gives you the best of both worlds!
Pumpkin and black beans both offer a soft bite, and their flavors meld together well with spinach in this simple dish. It's an ideal creation to throw together when you need a quick but healthy bite.
Ham and cheese both offer salty goodness that's hard to resist and when they're combined with flaky croissant dough and spinach, they somehow get even tastier!
This refreshing smoothie - enriched with vibrant green spinach, the zesty flavors of orange, and the tropical sweetness of mango - makes it a perfect choice for a revitalizing breakfast or a post-workout refresher.
This stromboli is truly stupendous. It showcases tender baby spinach, zucchini, red peppers, green peppers, and melted mozzarella cheese, all harmonizing in a warm and satisfying package.
If you have leftover meatballs, perhaps from your pasta dish the night prior, don't throw them away! You can wrap them up and combine them with baby spinach for a satisfying lunch or picnic meal.
Wonton pizza bites are innovative creations inspired by a global fusion of flavors. No one will be able to resist grabbing seconds, thirds, or fourths of these bites filled with spinach, mozzarella, and more.
This simple spaghetti squash dish highlights the natural sweetness and unique texture of squash, making it a versatile and healthier alternative to pasta. It's ideal for a light weeknight dinner.
This chicken salad is beyond delightful thanks to the strawberry vinaigrette, which helps bring together the savory flavors of chicken with the refreshing baby spinach.
These mini shrimp rolls combine succulent shrimp with the vibrant crunch of carrots, aromatic garlic and ginger, and tender baby spinach, resulting in a delightful handheld treat.
If you want a refreshing salad featuring baby spinach, try this cold shrimp and orzo salad. It's a light and satisfying dish, perfect for a refreshing summer lunch or a picnic in the park on a warm day.
Another tasty dish that features both orzo and baby spinach is these lettuce wraps. The tender turkey ties all the elements together for a dish that's healthy but delightfully filling.
These giant stuffed zucchini, filled with a delicious blend of sautéed spinach, onion, and savory Parmesan cheese, create a wholesome meal that is ideal for a vegetarian dinner.
If you're craving an ingredient-packed turkey club but want to lower your carb intake, you can get the best parts of the sandwich in this delectable spinach-based salad featuring a herbaceous dressing.
Making ramen noodles alone may seem a bit drab, but when you add ingredients like baby spinach, onions, carrots, and mushrooms, you can create a more well-rounded meal.
This pizza is topped with a medley of flavorful veggies, including spinach. The crispy texture of lavash bread with the earthy goodness of the toppings makes it a crowd-pleaser at any event.
Sandwich sushi might sound odd at first, but it's simply a sandwich rolled up in a style similar to sushi rolls. It combines bread, cheese, spinach, turkey breast, and more!
Breakfast doesn't have to be boring. When you combine flavorful ingredients like spinach, sweet onions, bell peppers, and Canadian bacon with shredded potatoes, you get this crowd-pleasing hash!
This recipe has almost every Thanksgiving-related ingredient you can imagine: sausage, button mushrooms, carrots, chicken broth, baby spinach, and more. It creates a flavor-packed family dinner everyone will adore.
There are several roll-ups on this list, as baby spinach goes well in almost all of these creative sandwiches! But chicken is a particularly well-loved roll-up given its agreeable taste.
This innovative snack idea entails divvying out small scoops of veggie filling into baked "Scooped' tortilla chips. With no dipping necessary, these scoops are perfect for potluck gatherings.
These yummy pigs in a blanket feature tender cabbage leaves enveloping savory cocktail sausages, creating a unique and flavorful twist on a classic appetizer. They're perfect for game nights!
This spiced tomato soup incorporates a rich tomato base, hearty pinto beans, and nutritious spinach to create a comforting and nourishing meal, ideal for a cozy evening at home.
These quinoa stuffed peppers feature a blend of spices, protein-rich quinoa, and vibrant peppers and spinach. This wholesome dish can be a colorful addition to a festive gathering or potluck.