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Old 01-12-2018, 01:22 PM   #1
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I have half a bag of spinach that needs used up asap

I was going to make a creamy broccoli soup should I just tear/shred the spinach and toss it in to that or something better?

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Old 01-12-2018, 01:25 PM   #2
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I can easily use half a bag of spinach in one large, 3-egg omelette.
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Old 01-12-2018, 02:58 PM   #3
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Why not make spinach soup?
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Old 01-12-2018, 03:06 PM   #4
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I have half a bag of spinach that needs used up asap

I was going to make a creamy broccoli soup should I just tear/shred the spinach and toss it in to that or something better?
It would be nice in the soup. You could also saute it and have it as a garnish to each bowl of soup.

Half a bag won't be much once cooked unless you found a 10 pound bag of it
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Old 01-12-2018, 04:13 PM   #5
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Creamed spinach goes well with steak dishes. You could also make a spinach pasta!
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It would be nice in the soup. You could also saute it and have it as a garnish to each bowl of soup.

Half a bag won't be much once cooked unless you found a 10 pound bag of it
Just what I was thinking too.

You could also make a nice spinach salad with some sliced mushrooms and red onion. One of my favorite salads.
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:58 PM   #7
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You could make my favorite healthy version of Chicken Florentine.

Grill a coupla boneless, skinless chicken breasts until they are just about done but not completely cooked through.
Saute the spinach with a little garlic in evoo until just wilted, top the chicken with the spinach, then a thin slice of mozzarella or provolone.

Put in a hot oven until the cheese melts and the chicken finishes cooking through.
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Creamed spinach goes well with steak dishes. You could also make a spinach pasta!
Made spinach pasta tonight it was tasty
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Why not make spinach soup?
Because I also need to use up my broccoli lol. Time to clean out the produce I hate throwing things out.
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