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25 Healthy Spinach Recipes to Get Everyone Eating Their Greens!

As far as vegetables go, spinach is a powerhouse. Whether you serve it cooked or raw, spinach is loaded with Vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folate, iron, and other essential minerals. Even better, it’s widely available throughout the colder months across much of the US. The (slightly) bad news? Even with Popeye’s backing, spinach isn’t the biggest hit with many kids. In case you’ve given up, or just need a little creative inspiration, we’ve rounded up a host of delicious spinach recipes that might just have your family giving spinach a second look.

From colorful salads to hearty mains, click though for 25 clever ways to serve up some healthy spinach!

  • 25 Clever Ways to Eat Your Spinach 1 of 26
    25 Creative Spinach Recipes

    Everyone will love to eat their greens with one of these 25 creative ways to cook up some healthy spinach.

  • Bacon and Egg Spinach Salad 2 of 26
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    Bacon and eggs are a terrific breakfast combination, so why not try them in your salad? This protein-rich approach to greens is the perfect post-workout pick-me-up.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal 

  • Baked Eggs with Herbs and Spinach 3 of 26
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    This savory baked eggs recipe is brimming with herbaceous flavor, plus lots of fresh spinach and  tomatoes. And, this simple recipe is so versatile it's equally at home for brunch or dinner.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Balsamic Chicken with Baby Spinach 4 of 26
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    Create a fast and fresh chicken dinner with this easy recipe for balsamic chicken with baby spinach!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Spinach Tomato Orzo Soup 5 of 26
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    Fresh, hearty ingredients and tender orzo make for an incredibly satisfying soup. As the first chill of autumn arrives, you'll be thrilled to cozy up to this tasty bowl.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Baked Eggs and Spinach in Tomatoes 6 of 26
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    Get creative with your stuffed tomatoes! This fun recipe combines farm fresh eggs, cheddar, and spinach, for a satisfying main dish.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Toasted Garlic Spinach 7 of 26
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    Toasted garlic transforms a quick and easy spinach side dish into a serious standout. As the weather cools, keep this recipe at hand for a laid-back fall dinner or holiday celebrations.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Lemon Spinach White Bean Dip 8 of 26
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    Add a little spinach to your afternoon snack with this ultra easy recipe for a lemony white bean spinach dip! Not only is it perfect for a quick snack, it makes a great addition to school lunches or a party buffet.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Kathy Patalsky 

  • Grilled Cheese with Spinach and Peach Bruschetta 9 of 26
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    Dress up an old favorite with a savory sweet peach bruschetta and a big helping of fresh spinach!
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Croque Monsieur 10 of 26
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    You don't have to be in Paris to enjoy a classic croque monsieur! Making this traditional sandwich, even with a few non-tradition add ons like fresh spinach, is a breeze!
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Watermelon and Blueberry Spinach Salad 11 of 26
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    Create a spinach salad that no one can refuse by piling on the fresh fruits! Sweet watermelon adds crunch, while fresh blueberries bring juicy bursts of flavor. Spinach salad just got delicious!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Baked Cheese Grits with Spinach 12 of 26
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    Sauteed spinach is a wonderful compliment to these cheesy baked grits —— just the thing for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Strawberry Feta Spinach Salad 13 of 26
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    Bright and tangy balsamic vinegar is the perfect compliment to a fresh strawberry spinach salad with creamy goat's milk feta and a hint of minced shallot.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Easy Spinach and Tomato Pasta 14 of 26
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    This easy pasta recipe with fresh spinach and tomatoes is proof positive that delicious dinners don't have to be complicated.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Shaina Olmanson 

  • Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Mushrooms 15 of 26
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    Meaty portobellos are the ideal vehicle for lots of creamy cheese and fresh vegetables in this easy vegetarian entree.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Spinach Gnocchi 16 of 26
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    This flavorful spinach gnocchi from Catherine McCord of Weelicious is a great recipe for introducing vegetables to little ones. If there are some spinach-haters in your home, ease them into it with delicious gnocchi!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: from Weelicious by Catherine McCord. All rights reserved. 

  • Orange and Pomegranate Spinach Salad 17 of 26
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    Fresh citrus slices and pomegranate arils not only lend a zesty sweetness, they transform a classic spinach salad into something incredible!
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
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  • Vegetable Lasagna 18 of 26
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    Lasagna is a dinner everyone can get behind, so try capitalizing on all that good will by piling on the produce! Not only does this tasty lasagna have lots of gooey cheese and a homemade marinara, it's also brimming with zucchini, mushrooms, red peppers, and spinach.
    Babble food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Spinach and Grape Smoothie 19 of 26
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    Spinach and grapes might seem like an unlikely combination for a kid-friendly smoothie, but it's a seriously refreshing, and healthy, combination!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Kathy Patalsky 

  • Roast Chicken and Spinach Panini 20 of 26
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    Everyone's favorite sandwich takes a healthy turn with roast chicken and a big helping of fresh spinach.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Spinach Almond Orzo Salad 21 of 26
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    This nutty and satisfying salad features a healthy array of flavors and textures, along with fresh spinach. Toasted almonds, dried cranberries, and rich gorgonzola keep things interesting, while a poppy seed sesame dressing keeps it delicious.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Aggie Goodman 

  • Warm Artichoke and Spinach Dip 22 of 26
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    Artichoke and spinach are the perfect counterpoints to this rich and cheesy dip recipe!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Kelsey Banfield 

  • Mushroom Spinach Stir Fry 23 of 26
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    Fresh ingredients like mushrooms, spinach, peppers, and onions are the stars of this simple stir fry.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Homemade Spinach Pasta 24 of 26
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    It's a well-known fact that all kids adore pasta, so why not go green by adding a little spinach to the mix? You can even get your kids helping with the surprisingly straightforward recipe!
    Babble food has the recipe
    Image: Paula Jones 

  • Spinach Squares 25 of 26
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    Get kids loving spinach by baking some up into these irresistible spinach squares. (They're perfect for on-the-go eating too!)
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: from The Supper Club: Kid-friendly meals the whole family will love by Susie Cover

  • Spinach and Leek Tart 26 of 26
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    Cook up a healthy and super tasty entree with this simple spinach and leek tart recipe!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Macki West 

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