What to do with leftover frozen spinach
Frozen spinach is a popular way to store the leafy green vegetable. Discover how you can use leftover frozen spinach here.
Recipes using frozen spinach
- Sausage and spinach spaghetti
- Spinach and garlic fusilli with crispy breadcrumbs
- Rotolo di spinaci (spinach roll)
How to use up leftover frozen spinach
- Pasta sauce
Add a few balls of frozen spinach to tomato pasta sauce when it’s nearly finished cooking. Allow the spinach to thaw in the sauce until heated through.
- Spinach pesto
Thaw 200g or so of spinach then squeeze out the excess water. Whizz to a paste in a food processor with a crushed garlic clove, the zest and juice of a lemon, a handful of pine nuts and some grated parmesan. With the motor still running, drizzle in 50ml olive oil to combine. Season to taste.