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27 non-boring ways to cook with spinach

Green is good (and it tastes even better).
Gnudi with wilted bitter greens

Gnudi with wilted bitter greens

Chris Court

Spinach is good for you, so they say. But this green leafy vegetable has so much recipe potential, too. Raw, it adds a vibrant verdant hue to our recipe for linguine with green sauce, or the green-is-good smoothie with avocado, banana and almond milk. Cooked, we love it wilted in soups and stews, stuffed into ricotta and rotolo, or steamed and tossed through with a miso dressing à la René Redzepi and Nadine Levy Redzepi. And as for a spankopita, the flaky spinach and feta pie just can’t be beat.

Photo: James Moffatt

Triple-cheese pot pies with braised greens

A white plate with soba noodles, chicken, edamame, spring onion and coriander.
Photo: James Moffatt

Green-tea soba with chicken and green miso

Andalusian spinach and chickpeas
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Andalusian spinach and chickpeas

Photo: James Moffatt

Mustard butter prawns with corn and wilted greens

Tortelli caramelle
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Anna Maria Eoclidi’s tortelli caramelle

A raised fork dangling strands of long pasta coated in a green herb sauce, from a brown-white bowl.
Photo: Alicia Taylor

Linguine with green sauce

Mushroom and goat’s curd frittata
Photo: John Paul Urizar

Mushroom and goat’s curd frittata

Photo: William Meppem

Luca’s peppers with spinach and salt cod

Matcha noodles with miso broth and soft egg recipe
Photo: William Meppem

Matcha noodles with miso broth, spinach and soft egg

Crumbed lamb cutlets with wilted spinach
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Crumbed lamb cutlets with wilted spinach

Roast chicken thighs with green polenta recipe
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Roast chicken thighs with green polenta

Fusilli with greens, fennel and feta
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Fusilli with greens, fennel and feta

Photo: Rob Shaw

Naïm’s green shakshuka

Spinach and burghul with grilled tomatoes and labne
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Spinach and burghul with grilled tomatoes and labne

Spinach and ricotta rotolo
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Spinach and ricotta rotolo

Creamed spinach
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Creamed spinach

Steamed spinach
Photo: William Meppem

René Redzepi and Nadine Levy Redzepi’s perfect steamed spinach with miso and herbs

Three tall glasses holding a light-green smoothie, garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon.
Photo: William Meppem

Green-is-good smoothie

Spinach and ricotta ravioli
Photo: Chris Chen

A cheat’s recipe for spinach and ricotta ravioli

Egg, spinach, rocket and feta breakfast tart
Photo: Vanessa Levis

Egg, spinach, rocket and feta breakfast tart

Photo: William Meppem

Malfattini in brodo (torn pasta soup)

Photo: Prue Ruscoe

English spinach with cumin seeds

Photo: John Paul Urizar

Chicken with spelt and spinach

Photo: John Paul Urizar

Spinach and quinoa soup with yoghurt and pickled chillies

Palak paneer flatbread pizze
Photo: William Meppem

Palak paneer flatbread pizze

Spanakopita
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Spanakopita

Gnudi with wilted bitter greens
Photo: Chris Court

Gnudi with wilted bitter greens

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