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Recipes Featuring Spinach

  • Spinach with Cream
    2 cups boiled spinach (see Boiled Spinach recipe), minced 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp flour 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 cup cream, scalded
  • Spinach with Egg
    2 cups boiled spinach, finely chopped (see Boiled Spinach recipe) 3 Tbsp butter 1/2 tsp pepper 2 hard-boiled eggs, cut in slices 3 tsp salt
  • French Spinach
    2 quarts spinach, finely chopped 2 Tbsps butter 1 tsp flour 1 1/2 cups meat gravy
  • 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
  • Boiled Spinach
    Spinach Salts Butter Pepper Salt Cream sauce Hard boiled egg
  • Spinach Soup | spinach
    spinach 2 quarts of very clear stock
  • 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
  • Cream of Spinach | 1 pint spinach, boiled
    1 pint spinach, boiled 4 ounces butter Nutmeg, grated 1 tsp salt 2 quarts stock (see Stock recipe) 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • Cream of Spinach
    Spinach 4 ounces butter A little grated nutmeg 1 tsp salt 2 quarts of strong stock 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • Spinach | Sal
    Sal Butter Pepper Spinach

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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