Organic True spinach
Our organic true spinach has small, juicy leaves, a sweet flavour and endless possibilities in the kitchen.
We grow two types of spinach: this delicate true spinach (in season late summer and early autumn), and the more robust perpetual spinach beet. True spinach has small, juicy leaves with a sweet flavour. Wonderfully versatile, it's just as good raw in salads or cooked, and tender enough to eat whole, stalks and all.
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Whizz up with walnuts, basil, olive oil, lemon juice and Parmesan for a rich, earthy pesto
How to prepare
Wash well to remove any grit and dirt; it's best to put the leaves in a large bowl of water and let any dirt sink to the bottom. Toss raw into salads, or wilt into soups, sauces and curries at the last moment for a burst of green freshness. For a simple side, wilt spinach with a grating of nutmeg, salt and pepper, and a squeeze of lemon.
Delivered from our farm, so wash before cooking. Keep in the fridge.
Grown by Pepe Aguilera, Huertas Bajas Farm, Loja, Spain
Pepe Aguilera runs Huertas Bajas Farm supplying green and purple asparagus; a reliable supply of juicy, delicate spinach; and a vibrant range of baby salad leaves.
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Serves: 2 Total time: 50 min
Chicken, spinach and chickpea tagine
Serves: 2 Total time: 35 min
Chicken and chorizo pasta with spinach
Serves: 2 Total time: 20 min
Avocado, spinach and pear smoothie
Serves: 1 Total time: 5 min
Serves: 4 Total time: 35 min
New potato, spinach and Gruyère bake
Serves: 4 Total time: 1h 10 min