• Spinach
  • Spinach
  • Spinach
  • Spinach

Preparation tips

Fresh spinach has to be washed a few times, to rinse out all the sand. Drain in a colander. Spinach from the freezer, jar or can has to be heated before serving.

Preparation time for spinach

Cooked: 5 - 7 minutes

Stir fried: 3 - 5 minutes

Microwave: 5 – 7 minutes

Simmered: approx. 5-10 minutes

Steamed: approx. 5-10 minutes

Buying and storage

  • Spinach should have a rich green color, look fresh and have strong, soft leaves.
  • 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.

Serving suggestions

  • Cooked and chopped, tasty with a boiled egg
  • Added to a stew just before serving
  • 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 frozen spinach with butter, cheese and roasted nuts
  • Also ideal as a filling for wraps with spices, cheese or ham