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Recipes for National Spinach Day

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Do you love spinach? Then mark March 26th on your calendar because it’s National Spinach Day! We’re celebrating this holiday by sharing our favorite spinach-forward recipes with you. 😍 Just in case you aren’t familiar with this vegetable, spinach is a mild-flavored and savory leafy green that’s native to central and southwestern Asia. Available fresh, frozen, or canned, this superfood is accessible all year-round. 

Not only are there so many delicious ways to enjoy spinach, this veggie has amazing health benefits! 🤩 Spinach is a great source of iron that can help improve cardiovascular and gastrointestinal health! It’s also one of the best sources of calcium, folic acid, fiber, protein, and vitamins A, C, and K.   

These recipes will prove that Popeye 💪 isn’t the only one who should be OBSESSED with this versatile, green elixir of life. Check out all the delicious ways you can incorporate spinach into your diet this week. 

Salmon Florentine

Did you know the former queen of France, Catherine de Medici, 👑 enjoyed spinach SO much that it was served at every meal?  As a matter of fact, dishes made with spinach are known as “Florentine” to reflect Catherine’s birthplace (Florence). 

Spinach Artichoke Dip

This creamy, rich dip is delicious and easy to make! Try making this crowd-pleasing appetizer at your next party. 🎉

Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

This vegetarian dish is freezer friendly and a mouth-watering way to get some veggies into your diet. 🤤

Potato Quiche with Spinach

Get a burst of nutrients from the savory spinach in this classic breakfast-for-dinner dish. We love the combo of the crunch from the delicious golden crust and the custardy potato filling. 

Spinach Spanakopita

 

A Greek pie that has light flakey layers of pastry dough with spinach and feta cheese nestled in between? #Drool This version is vegetarian, but you can add chicken or lamb into the filling.  

Spinach Soup 🥣 

This fresh and velvety soup is the perfect side dish to pair with a grilled cheese sandwich! 🥪 

Spinach Salad with Shrimp

This southern cuisine is a great plate to bring to a spring potluck or to serve as a side dish at a BBQ. 🥗

If you weren’t a fan before, we hope these scrumptious recipes will help you see spinach in a different light. 😀