I have a case of canned spinach. Does anyone have any good recipes?
I drain them only leaving a small amount of juice and mix them in with beans and cheese then I microwave it til warm and spread it over club crackers and serve with fruit. Also, you can mix them in eggs and leftover meat and stuffing or breadcrumbs to make an omelet or quiche.
I just heat and eat. My aunt chops boiled eggs up in hers, but I don't.
I love canned spinach heated, drained and splashed with vinegar or drizzled with a teaspoon or so of minced garlic that was sautéed in a tablespoon of olive oil for a minute. You can use it in oh so many recipes but here are some canned spinach recipes that will give you lots of ideas: popeyespinach.com/recipes.php
If you keep in mind that 1 cup cooked and drained is the same as 1 pound fresh you can adjust almost any recipe.
My favorite is:
canned pinto beans
1-2 tbl flour
Salt and pepper to taste, heat spinach in pan with little oil, then add flour to make a roux/gravy, you can add butter if you want, then add can of un-drained beans, roll into flour tortillas. My mom used to make this with fresh spinach, homemade pintos and homemade tortillas.
I like it best by draining off all but about 1 - 2 tblsp. liquid, and heat thoroughly in microwave. Then add 3 - 4 slices of American processed cheese on top, in small pieces.
There are wonderful recipes for canned spinach on the Popeye site: www.popeyespinach.com/recipes.php
I use my grandfather's recipe. Drain the spinach. Heat it with a little Olive oil, salt & pepper and add garlic & ground cumin spices. It really gives it a warmer taste.
Boil dried/frozen ravioli tortellini until almost al dente. Saute spinach with garlic, salt, and pepper to taste. In a baking dish cover bottom with marinara sauce, then a layer of pasta, a thin layer of spinach, then a thin layer of cottage cheese or ricotta, then sauce, pasta, spinach, cheese. etc. end with sauce on top. Sprinkle with a thin layer of mozzarella and parmesan.
Shortcut 'lasagna' - Boil dried/frozen ravioli tortellini (I like mushroom filled) until almost al dente. Saute spinach with garlic, salt, and pepper to taste. In a baking dish cover bottom with marinara sauce, then a layer of pasta, a thin layer of spinach, then a thin layer of cottage cheese or ricotta, then sauce, pasta, spinach, cheese. etc. end with sauce on top. Sprinkle with a thin layer of mozzarella and parmesan.
I cooked mine on stovetop until boiling, turned heat off, drained liquid and put cheese on top as instructed. Put lid on pot and let cheese soften until it could be stirred into spinach.
Thanks for sharing your photo. Looks great!
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I just came into a case of canned spinach and need some recipes for using it.