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Recipes Featuring Spinach

  • Spinach Soup | 4 cups White Stock II or III
    4 cups White Stock II or III 2 quarts spinach 3 cups boiling water 2 cups milk 1/4 cup butter 1/3 cup flour Salt Pepper
  • Georgia Style Spinach
    2 pounds Spinach 6 slices bacon salt and pepper 2 hard-cooked eggs
  • French Spinach
    2 quarts spinach, finely chopped 2 Tbsps butter 1 tsp flour 1 1/2 cups meat gravy
  • Italian Spinach
    Spinach Parmesan Cheese Olive Oil
  • Spinach Soup
    2 quarts spinach 6 cups cold water bit of bay leaf 1 tsp. salt 3 tbsps. butter 2 cups milk 1 clove of garlic or 2 tbsps. chopped onion cayenne pepper and celery salt 3 tbsps. flour 1/2
  • Spinach | Spinach
    Spinach 1 Tbsp butter Pepper Salt Hard boiled eggs
  • Spinach
    Spinach Butter Pepper Salt Hard-boiled eggs
  • Berlin Spinach with Matjes Herring
    3 pounds Spinach 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup cream Chopped parsley, chervil, leek and dill (1 teaspoon each) 5 tablespoons butter Matjes Herring 3 Hard boiled eggs Bread croutons
  • Creamed Spinach
    2 cups spinach, cooked and finely chopped 1 Tbsp butter, melted 1/3 cup milk 2 Tbsp flour Salt Pepper
  • Spinach Croquettes
    cooked spinach egg seasonings

About Spinach

  • Spinach is extremely healthy for our bones because it contains magnesium, manganese, and silicon
  • Fresh spinach (not in bag) should be washed in a basin of cold water, left to sit for a few minutes, then drained
  • Most bagged spinach has been washed (and labeled accordingly) and experts advise against washing at home
  • One lb of fresh spinach will reduce to approximately one cup after being cooked
  • Spinach is healthy for the heart because it contains a rare enzyme (Co-enzyme Q10) that strengthens muscle tissue
  • Spinach is helpful in preventing age-related loss of memory
  • Spinach is packed with vitamin A and vitamin K and has more of these vitamins than almost all vegetables
  • Spinach is high in protein having 12% of the recommended daily intake in one cup
  • Raw spinach has a very high vitamin C content
  • Spinach is high in lutein which helps to prevent macular degeneration
  • Spinach is more filling than most greens because it has about twice the fiber
  • Raw spinach should be consumed in moderate amounts by people with rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or thyroid disease
  • Raw spinach is high in oxalates which can cause kidney stones in people who are prone to the condition
  • The scientific name for spinach is "Spinacia Oleracea"
  • Spinach was not a part of European cooking until the 14th century but was used in China long before that
  • Having origins in Persia, spinach was once known as "The Persian Vegetable"
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