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Spinach Recipes For When You're Sick Of Kale

We haven't forgotten about you, spinach!
04/09/2012 09:02am ET | Updated March 21, 2014

Move over, kale. Spinach is in season and it's time to revisit that leafy green we all know well but seem to have forgotten about in the kale frenzy.

If you're new to cooking with spinach, the key is to make sure you use the right kind. If a recipe calls for baby spinach, don't swap it with regular or frozen spinach. Certain recipes work better with frozen spinach, like casseroles and quiches. Others, like salads, you should only make with the fresh stuff.

Here are 36 ways to use spinach this spring:

1
Zesty Spinach And Feta Pies (Spanakopita)
Drizzle and Dip
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2
Spinach-Walnut Pesto
Kitchen Simplicity
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3
Italian-Sausage Burgers With Garlicky Spinach
Stephanie Foley/Food & Wine
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4
Spinach Salad With Citrus And Roasted Beets
John Kernick/Food & Wine
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5
Spinach And Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms
Skinny Taste
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6
Spinach Quiche
Spoon Fork Bacon
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7
Japchae
Taste with the Eyes
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8
Palestinian Spinach Pies
Zubin Shroff/Food & Wine
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9
Baby Spinach Salad With Warm Bacon Dressing And Shaved Red Onions
Julie Toy
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10
Baked Pasta With Sausage And Spinach
Skinny Taste
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11
Baked Organic Spinach-Crusted Trout
Taste
12
Whole-Wheat Spinach Bread
Bless This mess
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13
Lemony Spinach Carbonara
Drizzle and Dip
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14
Spinach-And-Sausage-Stuffed Peppers
Quentin Bacon/Food & Wine
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15
Steak Sandwich With Fried Egg, Beetroot And Spinach
Ichigo Shortcake
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16
Creamed Spinach Gratin
Ezra Pound Cake
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17
Spinach And Ricotta Stuffed Shells
Spoon Fork Bacon
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18
Chickpea And Spinach Veggie Burgers
Naturally Ella
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19
Spinach And Tomato Frittata
It Bakes Me Happy
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20
Spinach And Chicken Curry
Fuss Free Cooking
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21
Roasted Vegetable And Spinach Lasagna
Nooschi
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22
Salmon And Spinach Cakes
Quentin Bacon/Food & Wine
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23
Chickpeas And Spinach With Spices, Sherry Vinegar And Soft-Boiled Egg
Merci Mama
24
Spinach-Mozzarella Grilled Cheese
An Edible Mosaic
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25
Spinach And Ricotta Penne
Miss Foodwise
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26
Spinach And Artichoke Flatbread
I Wash... You Dry
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27
Spinach-Stuffed Breakfast Tomatoes
A Full Measure of Happiness
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28
Creamed Spinach
HuffPost Taste
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29
Crustless Spinach And Mushroom Pie
HuffPost Taste
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30
Spinach and Lemon Hummus with Baked Pitta Chips
Hadyourtea? via Food52
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31
Spinach with Sesame and Garlic
Simply Recipes
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32
Spinach Artichoke Beer Cheese Crostini
The Beeroness
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33
Spinach Artichoke Pesto Pizza
Two Peas And Their Pod
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34
Saag Paneer
Veg Recipes Of India
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35
Butternut Squash And Spinach Lasagna Rolls
Skinny Taste
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36
Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing and Spicy Roasted Chickpeas
Foodie Crush

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