Spinach with Potatoes, simple Recipe for Lent

Blattspinat als Rahmspinat mit Kartoffeln und Kräuter angerichtet.

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My recipe Spinach with Potatoes I show you in this post.

The popular Blubb vegetable comes today freshly cooked on the table. Even Popeye would leave the cans on the shelf.

As a vegetarian dish it goes well with Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and traditional Lent.

During the year, a simple Food Combining food creates balance.

The preparation I show you with many photos, you can cook the step by step simply by yourself.

Today we leave the frozen spinach in the supermarket and enjoy a freshly cooked meal. I wish you good luck, if you have any questions just use the comment function at the bottom of the page…

1. Prepare Leaf Spinach Cooking Video

The green leafy vegetable is a real wonder. The leaves contain vitamins A, B1, B2, niacin, B6, C and E as well as potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and folic acid.

The ingredients are not only healthy, recent studies prove that the green miracle prevents cravings and helps with weight loss and diet.

You can serve leaf spinach mixed as cream spinach or unmixed as spinach vegetables. Both varieties taste delicious.

In the following Headcam-Cooking video I show you the preparation as an example. It only takes 5 minutes, you can look over my shoulder while cooking.

2. Recipe Leaf Spinach with Potatoes

So far so good, you’re well prepared now. Below you will find the step-by-step instructions with many photos.

Send me your cooking question via the comment function at the bottom of the page!

Blattspinat als Rahmspinat mit Kartoffeln und Kräuter angerichtet.
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Spinach with Potatoes Recipe
Prepare leaf spinach as cream spinach with boiled potatoes step by step. A recipe by professional chef Thomas Sixt.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Courses
Cuisine: German Recipes
Keyword: Gluten Free Recipes
Servings: 2 Portions
Calories: 701kcal
Author: Thomas Sixt
Prepare potatoes
  • 150 g potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp caraway
  • parsley
  • 5 pinches pepper
  • 3 pinches nutmeg
Prepare cream spinach
  • 1 kg leaf spinach fresh
  • 2 pc shalotts or yellow onions
  • 1 pc glove of garlic
  • 30 g Butter
  • 1 cup cream or soy cream
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4-6 pinches pepper
  • 1 Pinches Cayenne pepper
  • 4 pinches nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cornflour to the sauce bind or 1 tsp linseed
  • 30 ml water
  • 1 pc lemon
  • some thyme I also like to use daisies as decoration
Boil the potatoes
  • Cook the potatoes in plenty of salted water with the skin on. You can add parsley stalks and some caraway seeds. You can now prepare the cream spinach...
    Kartoffeln mit Schale kochen.
  • Drain the potatoes later, rinse briefly and peel.
    Kartoffel gekocht schälen
  • Put the potatoes in a pan, add some butter and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
    Erdäpfel in der Pfanne
prepare spinach with cream
  • Wash the spinach leaves in plenty of cold water and change the water 2-3 times depending on the degree of soiling. Sand and other unwanted substances can only be removed by washing and moving the spinach several times in water. Place the leaf spinach on a sieve and drain or squeeze.
    Spinat waschen
  • Remove the stalks from the leaves or leave the stalks on the leaves for more fibre in the vegetables.
    Blattspinat putzen
  • Halve and peel the shallots and garlic clove. Both ingredients are easier to peel halved! and cut finely into cubes. Please use a sharp knife and do not chop the ingredients.
    Halbierter Knoblauch und halbierte Zwiebel.
  • Cut the peeled and halved onion into fine cubes.
    Zwiebel in feine Würfel schneiden.
  • Cut the peeled garlic into fine litters. Do not press the garlic, it will become bitter in taste.
    Knoblauch fein in Würfel schneiden.
  • Sweat the prepared garlic and onion cubes in a large pot or in a high pan with the butter for a few minutes until translucent.
    Gemüse anschwitzen.
  • Add the washed and drained spinach leaves.
    Spinat mit Zwiebeln und Knoblacuh zusammen im Topf.
  • Cook the leafy vegetables with lid over high heat for 2-3 minutes, the leaves collapse.
    Spinat frisch gegart
  • Mix the starch in cold water. If you stir the starch in cold water and then add it to the hot liquid, the starch will not clump!
    Speisestärke anrühren.
  • Add the cream and bring to the boil once. Flavour with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and nutmeg and leave to stand next to the stove without lid.
    Gegarter Spinat mit Sahne vordem Aufmixen.
  • Mix the spinach with a hand blender. Bring the creamed spinach to the boil again before serving and season to taste. Add some butter, ghee and lemon juice.
    Spinat zubereiten und aufmixen.
  • Heat the potatoes, bring the cream spinach to the boil, arrange on warm plates, decorate with flowers and herbs and serve quickly. Enjoy your meal!
    Kartoffeln mit Spinat schön angerichtet.

3. Calories and Nutritional Values

Nutrition Facts
Spinach with Potatoes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 701 Calories from Fat 450
% Daily Value*
Fat 50g77%
Saturated Fat 27g169%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 510mg170%
Sodium 1688mg73%
Potassium 3357mg96%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 14g58%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 30g60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Tuna salad with spinach and apple
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