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Recipes from Ingredient: Spinach

Spinach with Fried Garlic and Caramelised Onions

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We already know that spinach is packed with vitamins and minerals which are essential To a healthy diet. It is a versatile vegetable as it can be eaten raw or cooked and is available fresh or frozen. The recipe herein is Inspired from a Lebanese recipe which includes green chicory ...

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Butternut or Pumpkin Kebbeh (Butternut or Pumpkin Purée with Bulgur wheat)

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This is a vegan and vegetarian recipe par excellence! It’s delicious and nutritious! There are many other varieties of kebbeh in Lebanon. I have already posted another vegan/vegetarian kebbeh on my website, the potato kebbeh. And I have also posted the meat kebbeh, for meat eaters. This butternut/pumpkin kebbeh can ...

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Spinach Fatayer (Lebanese Turnovers)

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Fatayers in Lebanon and in the Levant are savoury turnovers or little pies filled with a variety of ingredients such as spinach, other greens, cheese, meat…They are staples of the Lebanese cuisine. The spinach Fatayer which has the form of a triangle is the most popular one and also part ...

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Potato and Spinach Medley

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I love and eat every edible green leaf but this does not apply to my husband! He loves vegetables but not green leaves. He will eat them when they are hidden or covered with something else, hence this medley!

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Cooked Spinach with Tarator (Tahini Sauce)

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I had this idea recently to mix Spinach with Tarator sauce to make my husband eat it without grudging, and change from the classic “spinach & cream” and other recipes. I am glad to tell you that he really liked it! He said that it tasted like Mutabbal (baba Ghanouj)! ...

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Fresh Mushrooms, 3 ways

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There are many edible varieties of Mushrooms. They are classified as fungi (not vegetables). The most used ones are the white Button and brown mushrooms. They are a rich source of vitamins and minerals and we should include them often in our diets. Whilst raw mushrooms may be beneficial (in ...

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Mashed Potato and Spinach Salad

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This dish is inspired from an existing Lebanese dish made with mashed potatoes and dressed as a salad. Although it might seem unusual to have mashed potato, mixed with spinach, as a salad, it is really tasty! And the extra fibre from the spinach makes this dish more colourful and ...

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Rice Vermicelli, Fresh Spinach and Roasted Peanuts

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This Asian style recipe can be a meal on its own (vegan & vegetarian) or an accompaniment to any meat, poultry or fish dish. I use fresh spinach because it’s easier to mix with the vermicelli. The frozen spinach is too compact. N.B: Spinach can be replaced, for example, by ...

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Cooked Spinach Salad

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It’s never too much to include spinach, and other greens, quite often in our diets. This inspired recipe has a Lebanese flavour and is really tasty and quick to prepare. In this recipe I use Sumac which is a spice made from ground red berries which grow on a wild ...

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Quinoa with Leeks, Broad Beans and Spinach

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This is my 2nd inspired “Quisotto” recipe. We all know by now that quinoa is a superfood, low in carbs and high in protein. You can eat this Quisotto on it’s own ( a vegan & vegetarian dish par excellence) or use it as a replacement to rice, to accompany a ...

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