Whether your dinner plans look bleak, or a carefully planned menu is on the horizon, frozen spinach can be the answer to the nagging question, "What else can I put in this dish?" It's also among a few other foods touted for their frozen virtuosity: It's full of flavor, even when it's been sitting in the freezer for awhile, and it's convenient. Already blanched and chopped, it's ready to be added to dishes at a moment's notice.
Dig around your freezer for the box of spinach that's been in there for who knows how long. Here are 7 dishes you can happily cook in a pinch thanks to the ever reliable frozen spinach: