Fresh spinach has to be washed a few times, to rinse out all the sand. Have the spinach drained in a colander and have it cooked for a couple more minutes in the same water. Spinach from the freezer, jar or can simply has to be warmed up shortly.
Preparation time for spinach
Cooked: 5 - 7 minutes
Stirred: 3 - 5 minutes
Microwave: 5 – 7 minutes
Smoldered: approx. 10 minutes
Steamed: approx. 10 minutes
Buying and storage
Buying tips for spinach
Spinach should have a rich green color, look fresh and have strong, soft leaves.
Storage of spinach
Fresh spinach should be eaten at the day of purchase. If that's impossible, fresh salad can be kept in a cool place for a day and in the refrigerator for two days.
Cooked and chopped, tasty with a boiled egg
Raw in a stew
Raw in a salad with feta or grilled bacon
In a savory pie with medium-aged or blue cheese
Fried with onions, Italian herbs and strips of ham, served with pasta
As a fast pasta sauce: Warm up frozen spinach with butter cheese and nuts warm
Also ideal as a filling for wraps with spices, cheese or ham