Calling All Spinach Recipes…

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 13, 2011

Updated: I added a Mr. Linky…so bloggers, feel free to link up your recipes :)

Yeah.

So.

Um.

Well…..

It seems that I have more spinach on hand that I thought!

I went scavanging (is that a word?) for some chicken in the deep freezer this past weekend…and ended up doing a little reorganizing, while I was at it.

(Nevermind the frostbitten fingers.)

I discovered that I had several other boxes of frozen spinach hiding underneath the baskets that sit at the top of the freezer.  And while it’d be easy to serve it up as a quick and simple side dish…it’d be way more fun to do something else.  I recently made some tasty Spinach Meatballs.  And I’ve got an Italian Wedding Soup on the menu for January. (Yes…we are halfway through the month and I haven’t published my meal plan for January. It’s coming. I think.)

But I want to do something else with it…And I want you to help me by sending your favorite spinach recipes!

Feel free to leave them in the comments or email them. I greatly appreciate it!!!

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Jennifer January 16, 2011 at 9:55 am

I recently made this and it was very delicious!!

http://leahandkyleg.blogspot.com/2010/07/spinach-pasta-bake-recipe.html

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Dawn January 17, 2011 at 11:45 am

This is a recipe from an old Pampered Chef Fundraiser cookbook.

Spinach Supreme
2 Tbs butter or margarine
1/2 cup bread crumbs or cracker crumbs
2 pkgs (10z) each frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1 1/2 cups (6 0z) shredded cheddar cheese divided
1 cup sour cream
1 tbsp dry onion soup mix
Preheat oven to 300
In Small skillet melt butter over medium heat.
Add crumbs
Cook and Stir until light and browned
Set aside
In medium bowl, combine spinach, 1 c. cheese, sour cream, and soup mix.
Pour into greased 11×7 baking dish
Sprinkle with ½ c. cheese and top with browned crumbs
Bake 45 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned and bubbly.

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Michelle O. January 18, 2011 at 6:10 pm

I like to make my lil version of a quiche with frozen spinach. I used the recipie out of the south beach diet book, then modified it to better suit our tastes. Its basically eggs, whatever veggies &/or meat you want to include. Use a muffin tin, i use aluminum liners w/ this. Mix up desired veggies & meat & then bake on 350 for 20-25 min, or till done w/ a fork or toothpick. Since you’ll be using frozen spinach, just defrost it & then pat it dry w/ paper towels. Here’s the list of what i put in mine, give or take depending on what i have on hand.
Cheddar or pepper jack
green chilis canned
bell peper
onion
salt, pepper (red white & black, garlic)
ham &/ or turkey bacon (or whatever lunch meat/ breakfast meat i have on hand)
black olives
parsley or cilantro
tomatoes
spinach
i’ve also done brocolli ( my husband like it this way)
I havent tried it yet w/ it, but i bet zuchinii would be good w/ it too.

just mix it all up in a bowl, then spray you muffin cups w/ non-stick spray
pour till almost full but not too full
then bake:)
I do freeze these & later we take em down as needed. Great to eat w/ salsa :)

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Unintentional Housewife March 30, 2011 at 4:26 pm

I actually haven’t used frozen spinach in my cooking yet – how does it differ from fresh (aside from the fact that it’s colder)?

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