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Sunflowersmiling Fri 09-Sep-16 07:27:52

Anyone got any suggestions for recipies using frozen spinich. I bought some to try and get more greens, but im at a loss to think what to make with it. What do you do with your frozen spinich?

JohnCrane Fri 09-Sep-16 07:34:11

Anything! I add spinach to basically all our meals. So curries, stews, ragus, soups etc. Lasagne and macaroni cheese, any kind of pasta dish. I also make spinach pancakes (with spring onions, cumin etc) plus lime butter on top.

00100001 Fri 09-Sep-16 07:56:46

yy chuck it in curries
we put it in omelettes.
saag dishes
on pizza

Timeforabiscuit Fri 09-Sep-16 08:00:44

Beef and chickpea curry! Family favourite here smile

Doje Fri 09-Sep-16 08:06:46

Spinach, Chickpea and Potato curry! Big favourite in our house. And spinach and ricotta canneloni. But also as above, added into pasta dishes and bolognese etc.

NisekoWhistler Fri 09-Sep-16 08:08:55

Greek spinach pie, search on BBC site.
Throw into omelettes with feta. Great high protein low carb dieters meal.

ChickyDuck Fri 09-Sep-16 08:10:28

A normally chuck a few cubes in pretty much any saucy type dish: pasta sauces, bolognese, casseroles etc. Also great in quiches/tarts/pies, with eggs on toast, in soup!

avocadosweet Fri 09-Sep-16 08:13:26

I put it in everything too, so not really spinach based dishes but a bit of extra veg and colour in curry, pasta etc.

Highlove Fri 09-Sep-16 09:16:34

When/how do you put in omelettes? Sorry if that sounds like a stupid question!

00100001 Sat 10-Sep-16 09:03:07

I just defrost it in the pan / fry it a a little before the eggs go in

tshirtsuntan Sat 10-Sep-16 09:07:24

Spinach and mushroom lasagne is lovely, cook a load of mushrooms in a bit of butter with garlic, add stock and blend to a sauce, heat frozen spinach with cream cheese or cottage cheese, layer up finishing with mushroom sauce top with cheese and bake.

dailyarsewipe Sat 10-Sep-16 09:09:04

That fish that you cook in a bag, wholewheat noodles and spinach. Lovely.

But also As others have said, any curries etc.

GraceGrape Sat 10-Sep-16 09:10:46

There's a sauce called Florentine I think which is like a white sauce with spinach in it and goes with fish. Dd1 loved it when she was a baby ( although would refuse to touch it now!)

NisekoWhistler Sat 10-Sep-16 09:11:39

I defrost overnight or pop in the microwave

Janek Sat 10-Sep-16 09:22:42

I make spinach risotto sometimes as a store cupboard meal, fry an onion, cook the risotto rice (ie gradually add stock until it's cooked) add the defrosted spinach and parmesan at the end (and sometimes a bit of lemon juice).

I also add it to anything i'm cooking that i can get away with - it's like a free extra veg.

We prefer frozen leaf spinach to frozen chopped spinach.

Sunflowersmiling Fri 16-Sep-16 21:44:08

Thanks everyone...great ideas! think I'm taken with the lasagne. ..will try this weekend! smile

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