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Popeye Approved: 60+ Spinach Dinner Recipes

One ingredient that has become a staple in my kitchen is spinach, as someone who truly loves cooking with this ingredient, I was excited to gather my favorite spinach dinner recipes in one place to share with others.

There’s just something so satisfying about serving up a hearty meal that also happens to be good for you.

Spinach is packed with vitamins and minerals. and is affordable, easy to use, and pairs well with so many flavors.

spinach dinner recipes

Here you will find 60+ go-to spinach dinner recipes that my family loves.

Whether you want to sneak more veggies into your main courses or need a quick and delicious side dish, spinach is up for the task.

It adds a pop of color and nutrients without overwhelming other flavors.

60 of the best spinach recipes 

I hope sharing some of my favorite recipes will inspire you to play around with spinach in new ways.

#1 Spinach Pie Recipe With Mozzarella & Feta Cheese

Mini spinach pie in a bread board

Puff pastry layered with spinach, feta, mozzarella, and spices bakes into the ultimate savory pie. 



Stuffed with a very simple spinach, feta and sundried tomato stuffing that you don’t have to pre-cook or even chop, this spinach and feta stuffed chicken is moist and juicy and ready in just 30 minutes!


Quiche Florentine is an easy spinach quiche to serve as breakfast or dinner.

#4 creamy lemon tahini pasta with spinach

This 5-Ingredient Tahini Pasta is the best quick and easy weeknight dinner!

Pasta and spinach tossed with a simple lemon tahini sauce make a tasty, family-friendly meal in under 30 minutes.


lentil curry in a plate with rice

Served over brown rice or grain bowls, curried lentils and spinach is an easy, hearty weeknight dinner.



Cheesy, savoury and super easy to make, these delicious spinach quesadillas are perfect for a quick weeknight supper!

#7 Spinach Alfredo Pizza

pizza in square

You’ll love this white pizza topped with spinach, Parmesan, and Alfredo on puff pastry!


Spanakorizo is a simple Greek recipe dish that’s easy to make and comforting, filling yet not too heavy. It works well both as a main and a side dish.

#9 Prawn and Spinach Curry

Prawn and Spinach Curry in a plate

A simple Prawn and Spinach Curry that is rich, aromatic and packed full of flavour.

#10 Homemade Spinach Fettuccine

cooked fettuccine in a plate

This homemade spinach fettuccine pasta recipe is made with only 3 ingredients.

A delicious and fun weekend dinner!

#11 Garlicky Spinach and White Bean Pasta Recipe

pasta in bowl

This recipe for garlicky spinach and white bean pasta is the BEST simple pasta recipe.

#12 Spinach Walnut Pesto

pasta with spinach pesto

This Spinach Walnut Pesto is healthy and made with toasted walnuts, fresh basil, and Parmesan cheese. It’s perfect tossed with any type of pasta noodles!

#13 Spinach frittata

spinach frittata

This easy Spinach Frittata will save you during busy dinner times.

You only need about 35 minutes and a few everyday ingredients to whip this up.

#14 Sausage, Spinach and Tortellini Soup

Tortellini Soup in a bowl

Hearty Italian-inspired soup with spicy sausage, tender cheese tortellini, and plenty of spinach for a nutritious weeknight dinner.

#15 Cannelloni with spinach

cannelloni pasta

Tender pasta tubes stuffed with ricotta, Parmesan, and spinach filling, smothered in tomato sauce for a cozy baked pasta dish.

#16 Spinach Artichoke Pasta

rotini pasta in plate with spinach

Creamy spinach, marinated artichokes, garlic, and lemon zest combine for a rich and indulgent pasta dinner the whole family will love.


Juicy turkey patties get a flavor boost from spinach, feta, and Mediterranean spices for a healthier grilled burger option.

#18 One Pan Creamy Spinach Artichoke Chicken

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Chicken

This Spinach Artichoke Chicken dish boasts a creamy blend of artichoke hearts and fresh baby spinach.

For fans of artichoke dips or simply artichoke hearts, this comforting 30-minute skillet chicken is a must try that’s both delectable and easy to prepare.

#19 Steakhouse Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

Velvety, rich, and sumptuous, this Copycat Steakhouse Creamed Spinach is a luscious blend of tender spinach leaves enveloped in a decadent, savory cream sauce.

Every bite is a luxurious, flavorful experience that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight!

#20 Skillet Spanakopita


Skillet spanakopita is a quick and easy way to make this classic Greek spinach and feta pie.

It’s a delicious dish rich in nutrients and it makes a perfect weeknight meal.

#21 Creamy Indian Cheese in a Spinach Sauce

 Spinach Sauce

Spinach, cheese, and garlic – what could be better?

This traditional Indian dish combines mild cottage cheese known as paneer with a silky, creamy sauce packed with spinach.

As a vegetarian and gluten-free dish, it’s ideal for guests and best of all, ready in less than 30 minutes.



This restaurant-style dish is easier to make than you think.

Wouldn’t my Pan Seared Halibut make a delicious date night dinner? Or impress your friends at your next dinner party?

I promise you’ll love every bite!

#23 Lebanese Spinach Stew

Spinach Stew

Hearty, healthy and delicious, this Lebanese spinach stew is made with tender spinach, sautéed onions and a perfectly spiced ground beef mixture.



Indulge in the delightful eggplant rollatini dish featuring roasted eggplant, a luscious spinach filling, a delectable marinara sauce, and gooey melted cheese on the surface – a true palate pleaser!

#25 Spinach Strawberry Walnut Salad with Chicken

A spinach, strawberry, and walnut salad with chicken, paired with a simple 3-ingredient jam-infused vinaigrette, sets the stage for an ideal summer dinner!

#26 Spinach And Mushroom Pie

Spinach And Mushroom Pie - spinach dinner recipes

A true embodiment of vegetarian excellence, this spinach and mushroom pie features buttery sautéed mushrooms and tender wilted spinach, immersed in a delectable garlic, thyme, and white wine gravy.

It’s all crowned with a layer of crispy, flaky puff pastry, making it an irresistible dish.

#27 Spinach Salad with Pancetta 

Spinach Salad with Pancetta

This steakhouse inspired spinach salad makes a wonderful starter or main course!

Tender baby spinach leaves, crisp red onions, creamy goat cheese and meaty bits of pancetta all get tossed in a tangy, mustardy vinaigrette.

Top it with chicken, steak, shrimp, salmon or a fried egg for a complete meal!

#28 Gorgonzola Gnocchi with Spinach Recipe

Gnocchi with Spinach

This creamy gorgonzola gnocchi recipe is loaded with fresh spinach and has cheesy goodness in each bite!

This recipe is ready in under 30 minutes, making it easy enough for a weeknight dinner but fancy enough for a special occasion.



This Spinach White Bean Soup is rich, creamy, and packed with plant-based ingredients such as beans, onions, potatoes, spinach, and more! It’s perfect for a savory comfort food meal.

#30 Spinach Enchiladas

Spinach Enchiladas

These Chicken, Black Bean, and Spinach Enchiladas feature corn tortillas packed with tender, shredded chicken, black beans , and fresh spinach.

They are generously coated with a combination of roasted tomatillo salsa and a zesty sour cream sauce.

More classic spinach dinner recipes

#31 Spinach Pie

Spinach Pie - spinach dinner recipes

With just five simple ingredients this spinach pie is a very easy recipe, lovely warm for dinner but the leftovers are equally as good the next day!

#32 Skillet with Spinach and Lots of Vegetables

Skillet with Spinach

Easy spinach skillet recipe that’s loaded with plenty of healthy nutrients and so easy to cook.

Delicious, healthy and perfect as a light yet nutritious dinner.

#33 Spinach Gratin

Spinach Gratin

Spinach Gratin is easy, cheesy, and so delicious!

Made with Havarti, Parmesan, and cream cheese it is filled with flavor!



Filled with delicious ricotta and spinach, these stuffed pasta shells are comforting, flavorsome and perfect for dinner.

They can be made in advance, making them ideal for entertaining.

#35 Spinach Artichoke Risotto

Spinach Artichoke Risotto

All the flavors of spinach artichoke dip, but make it risotto.

This delicious spinach artichoke risotto is packed with flavor and perfect for a cozy weekend dinner!

#36 Mediterranean Squid Stew With Spinach

Squid Stew

This Mediterranean stew with spinach and squid comes together in just 30 minutes.

A tender squid with earthy spinach and enriched with aromatic herbs and a splash of lemon juice. Enjoy!

#37 Spinach Feta Wrap With Garlic

Spinach Feta Wrap

Savory spinach, feta, and garlic aioli pair perfectly in this easy vegetarian wrap for a portable, nutritious lunch.

#38 Creamy Mushroom And Spinach Orzo

Spinach Orzo - spinach dinner recipes

The creamy and savory Mushroom and Spinach Orzo serves as the ideal pasta side dish for any meal. I

n just over 20 minutes, it delivers uncomplicated yet delicious flavors that will leave you satisfied.

#39 Spinach & Artichoke Dip Chicken

Spinach & Artichoke Dip Chicken

Crispy baked chicken breasts stuffed with the ultimate hot spinach artichoke dip for an easy, impressive dinner.


The best creamy spinach dip and bread in one.

#41 Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Salmon

Stuffed Salmon

Salmon fillets baked over a creamy spinach and artichoke mixture for a quick, protein-packed dinner.

#42 Creamy One Pot Tomato Spinach Pasta Recipe

Spinach Pasta

This creamy, filling and vitamin-packed tomato spinach pasta garnished with a creamy yoghurt-tomato and spinach sauce is ready in just 25 minutes.

A delicious meal the whole family can enjoy!

#43 Risotto Verde (Green Spinach Risotto)

Green Spinach Risotto

Creamy arborio rice infused with spinach, garlic, and Parmesan for a vibrant risotto with classic Italian flavors.


SPINACH GNUDI - spinach dinner recipes

Ricotta and spinach gnudi look a little like gnocchi, and are cooked in much the same way, but are deliciously soft and creamy thanks to the ricotta and parmesan in them.

Comforting and so tasty.

#45 Cheesy Spinach Casserole

Spinach Casserole

If you love spinach, and if you are tired of green bean casserole, then this casserole is perfect for you to try.

It works great as a side dish or adds some more veggies or meat for a main entree, its creamy, cheesy, and divine.

#46 Spinach Feta Baked Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs

Juicy turkey meatballs with spinach, feta, and Mediterranean spices for a hearty, protein-packed meal.

#47 Spinach Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese

Spinach Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese

Simple yet delicious salad with baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and feta cheese.

#48 Baked Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti

Manicotti - spinach dinner recipes

Tender manicotti tubes overflowing with cheese and spinach for the ultimate crowd-pleasing pasta bake.

#49 Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms- spinach dinner recipes

Savory baked mushrooms overflowing with a cheesy spinach stuffing for a flavorful appetizer or side.

#50 Easy creamed spinach recipe

creamed spinach



Flaky croissants filled with creamy spinach, artichokes, and melted cheese for an easy brunch or breakfast.

#52 Salmon And Spinach Bake With Puff Pastry

pinach Bake With Puff Pastry -  spinach dinner recipes

#53 Sautéed spinach

Sautéed spinach

My favorite way of cooking spinach is easy and so tasty.

A classic side dish ready in a matter of minutes

#54 Bacon Wrapped Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

Chicken breasts stuffed with spinach artichoke dip, wrapped in crispy bacon, and baked for a game day favorite.

#55 Spinach Omelette

Spinach Omelette

Start your day with a burst of leafy green!

This Spinach Omelette recipe is a delightful way to sneak some extra veggies into your breakfast routine.

#56 Spinach Artichoke Lasagna

Spinach lasagna - spinach dinner recipes

Layered lasagna with spinach, artichokes, ricotta, and tomato sauce for a hearty vegetarian dinner.

#57 Spinach Ricotta Pasta

Spinach ricotta pasta

A quick, easy, cheesy pasta that’s packed full of spinach!


italian pie - spinach dinner recipes

Traditionally made over Easter, this spinach and ricotta puff pastry pie with surprise eggs is not just for the holiday.

It’s a nutritious and satisfying option any time of the year.

Serve it warm or cold—it’s a delightful vegetarian choice!

#59 Vegan Wellington

Vegan Wellington

#60 Spinach flatbread

Spinach flatbread

Grilled flatbread for a quick green bread.

#61 Crustless quiche with spinach and Artichoke

 Crustless quiche-  spinach dinner recipes

Sautéed fresh spinach, quartered artichoke hearts, and mozzarella cheese combine to make this quick and easy Crustless Spinach Quiche Recipe.

It’s the perfect brunch or breakfast dish to serve for Easter or Mother’s Day.

Prep it ahead of time and have this healthy, low-carb, gluten-free, and vegetarian frittata ready to bake in the oven when you wake up!

#62 Tuscan Chicken

Tuscan Chicken - spinach dinner recipes

Easy to make and a crowd-pleaser, this creamy Tuscan Chicken pairs well with simple sides and is loaded with baby spinach.

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Friday 10th of November 2023

Oh my, so many delicious-looking options!


Friday 10th of November 2023

Love spinach :)


Thursday 9th of November 2023

So many delicious ways to enjoy spinach! Thanks so much for including my recipe!

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