What Can You Make With Fresh Baby Spinach?

Three food stars cook up new spins on this great-for-you green.

Three food stars cook up new spins on this great-for-you green.

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Green Summer Risotto

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Try this recipe—featuring creamy and tender risotto with fresh veggies—from Jody Adams, a James Beard award-winner, a Top Chef Masters contender, and the owner of Rialto in Boston.

Ingredients: Olive oil, scallions, celery stalk, salt, pepper, Arborio rice, dry vermouth, chicken broth, package baby spinach, fresh peas, fresh chopped mint, lemons, grated Parmesan cheese, prosciutto

Calories: 430

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Spinach-Tomato Pasta Shells

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Get your greens—plus a heaping 9 grams of fiber—with this yummy pasta dish created by Guy Fieri, the host of three Food Network shows and author of the best seller More Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.

Ingredients: Whole-wheat medium pasta shells, butter, shallot, crushed red pepper, package baby spinach, low-sodium chicken broth, half-and-half, grated pecorino Romano cheese, black pepper, grape tomatoes, fresh flat-leaf parsley

Calories: 386

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Pan-Seared Scallops With Spinach-Mushroom Sauté

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Scallops are perfect for a summer feast. From Robin Miller, the host of Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller on Food Network and author of Quick Fix Meals, comes this super-light (only 290 calories!) and protein-packed recipe.

Ingredients: Olive oil, sea scallops, salt, pepper, garlic, shiitake mushrooms, dried oregano, dried thyme, baby spinach, dry vermouth

Calories: 290

Try this recipe: Pan-Seared Scallops With Spinach-Mushroom Sauté

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