Spinach

Contemporary Creamed Spinach

Fresh spinach in a bowl

In this vegan version of creamed spinach, you get the goodness of tofu, but not the bother of cooking a flour-thickened sauce. It’s a feast for spinach fans! more→

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Big Quesadillas with Refried Beans, Spinach, and Avocado

Pineapple salsa recipe

A sweet and spicy pineapple salsa adds an element of surprise to these easy vegan quesadillas that feature convenient baby greens, prepared refried beans, avocado, and tomato. If you’re short on time, use a prepared pineapple or mango salsa.

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Wild Rice Pilaf with Spinach and Almonds

Wild rice pilaf with spinach and almonds

Filled with earthy flavors, this wild and brown rice pilaf, enlivened with lots of spinach and parsley, is welcome as a side dish for everyday meals as well as special occasions. more→

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Curried Lentils with Spinach

Lentils With Spinach

Here’s a simple, hearty everyday sort of dish; lentils and spinach are natural companions, and curried seasonings flavor them nicely. See the shortcut below for making this an even quicker dish using canned lentils. Adapted from Vegetariana. more→

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Greens with Pinto Beans

Spinach on white

This simple Southwestern dish was inspired by a Native American recipe made with wild greens. More contemporary recipes call for spinach or chard instead. Try this side with tortilla dishes that don’t themselves contain beans, or with a big taco salad. more→

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Citrus-Flavored Spinach and Baby Corn Salad

Fresh spinach in a bowl

Spinach, baby corn, daikon radish, and orange sections add up to a salad that yields abundant pleasure with little effort in preparation. more→

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Udon Noodles with Spinach-Miso Pesto

This fusion pasta dish — the Asian flavor of miso with the bell peppers, tomatoes, and olives of Italian cuisine — makes a luscious warm-weather meal. Serve with fresh corn on the cob and a bountiful salad of greens and tomatoes. more→

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