Spinach is a leafy green vegetable in the amaranth family. Spinach is edible both raw and cooked. It has a slightly bitter flavor and is high in nutrients such as carotenoids, vitamin K, vitamin C, iron, and calcium.
Uses: Spinach is excellent in salads and pair well with cheese and nuts. Add it to your smoothies. Cooked spinach make excellent addition to omelets and quiches.