13 Delicious Ways to Use Spinach in Tonight’s Dinner

Coming up with delicious spinach recipe ideas that the whole family loves can be a bit difficult, especially if your kids are reluctant to try out this veggie. Remember when we were kids, our parents could just tell us that spinach would make us strong like Popeye? Try that now and I bet your kids look at you like you’re crazy. “Who on earth is Popeye?” they’ll ask! You’ll have to resort to other tactics, like including spinach in a tasty entree that’s filled with other stuff your family loves! Check out these 13 delicious spinach recipe ideas that even picky kids will enjoy!

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13 Yummy Spinach Recipe Ideas

  1. Sausage, Ricotta, and Spinach Stuffed Shells


Give your family’s favorite stuffed shells a healthier boost with a bit of spinach! This delicious sausage, ricotta, and spinach stuffed shells recipe should do the trick!

  1. One Pot Spinach Artichoke Pasta


No time to get all crazy in the kitchen? Whip up this one-pot spinach artichoke pasta!

  1. Healthy Spinach Dip


Next time someone asks you to bring the dip, makes it this healthy spinach dip! Serve crunchy veggies – like carrots- or whole wheat pita for dipping.

  1. Hot Turkey Spinach And Swiss Roll Ups


How cute are these hot turkey spinach & Swiss roll-ups? Perfect bite-size meals for the little ones, or delicate finger sandwiches for your classy party!

  1. Strawberry Spinach Salad


One of my favorite spinach recipe ideas, this strawberry spinach salad delivers a tasty punch of sweetness in every bite, thanks to the berries and the maple dressing!

  1. Spinach Mashed Potatoes


For really reluctant spinach eaters, try these spinach mashed potatoes! The veggie is hidden within the creamy potatoes and under a layer of cheese.

  1. Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese with Spicy Ranch Dipping Sauce


This spinach and artichoke grilled cheese is the perfect grown-up version of a comfort food staple, don’t you think?

  1. One Skillet Chicken & Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo


I love anything that can be made in a single skillet, especially when it’s cheesy goodness! Try this one-skillet chicken spinach fettuccine, Alfredo, tonight!

  1. Beef Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups


One of the most popular spinach recipes ideas: lasagna! Try these easy beef spinach lasagna roll ups for a change in pace. Not a beef eater? Swap the meat with ground turkey! Want a totally meatless version? Check out our spinach lasagna recipe!

  1. Hash Brown Quiche With Sausage And Spinach


When it comes to good spinach recipe ideas, it doesn’t get any better than quiche! This hash brown quiche is a fun twist on the traditional style! It features spinach and sausage, making it kind of like a breakfast quiche!

  1. Spinach Portabella Patty Melts


Go totally meat-free with these yummy spinach portabella patty melts! Portabella mushrooms are a good alternative to burger patties.

  1. Spinach Mushroom Meat Loaf


This spinach mushroom meatloaf recipe is a fantastic way to hide the veggie in something your kids already love!

  1. Spinach Beef balls

Spinache Beef Balls

Our spinach beef balls aren’t just an easy dinner recipe, when you make a larger batch they’re perfect for your next big family gathering! Again, if you’re not a beef eater, you can easily sub out the ground meat for ground turkey.

These spinach recipe ideas should give you plenty of options for using up that spinach you picked up on sale at the grocery store and give your recipes the healthier kick they need. Your kids may just discover that they love this leafy green almost as much as a certain sailor they’ve never heard of!

Do you have any favorite spinach recipe ideas? Share in the comments!

7 thoughts on “13 Delicious Ways to Use Spinach in Tonight’s Dinner”

  1. Thank you so much for sharing these recipes i am always trying to find way to get more greens in our diets.

  2. I forgot how easy it is to slip spinach into dishes. I love it plain on a salad and I love it in a pasta. These are great recipes especially the spinach dip!

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