05/24/2016 02:54 EDT | Updated 05/24/2016 02:59 EDT

Spinach Recipes Including Dips, Pastas And Salads

Two Peas and Their Pod

Spinach sure has come a long way. Once known as a food Popeye ate for strength, these days it's a diet essential.

It’s easy to see why: spinach is a great way to get more folate, iron, vitamin C, and fibre into your diet. It tastes good raw and cooked, and it’s sweeter than many other dark leafy greens.

But all that said, a person can only eat so many spinach salads before it gets boring. Fortunately, there’s no end to the different ways you can enjoy this vegetable. Below are 28 great spinach recipes, and we promise there’s something for everyone — Popeye included.

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