Store up to 1 week
Rinse spinach thoroughly under cold water bath and then spin dry. Store in a plastic bag for up to 1 week.
To freeze, wash thoroughly and chop if desired. Blanch for 2 minutes in boiling water, cool immediately, and drain. Pack into containers, leaving 1/2 inch headroom, and freeze.
Spinach is best when eaten fresh. It loses nutritional properties with each passing day.
You’ll find that many recipes with spinach as a main ingredient are named “Florentine.”
Steam spinach for 5-8 minutes.
1 lb of fresh spinach cooks down to about 1 cup.
Add some color and freshness to your pasta by tossing in tender raw leaves.
For a quick and tasty salad, toss with olive oil, lemon juice, diced garlic, fresh basil leaves, and feta cheese.
Add spinach to quiche, lasagna, or other baked dishes.
Substitute spinach for chard in other recipes.
Root 5 Farm Spinach Recipes
Garlic Sauteed Spinach
Mediterranean Orzo Spinach Salad
Hot Spinach Dip
Cream of Spinach Soup