Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon
Article

How to Squeeze Spinach Dry

Handmade TV and Sarah Breckenridge
Save to Recipe Box
Print
Add Private Note
Saved Add to List

    Add to List

Print
Add Recipe Note

When you’re using cooked spinach in a dish like lasagne or quiche, or dip, you usually need to squeeze out the extra water, so it doesn’t make the dish all soggy. One common method is to roll it up in a dishtowel and wring. That works, as long as you don’t mind staining your dishtowel all green. But, there’s a better way.

You may have a gadget in your cabinets that will work just as well to dry the spinach, but without a lot of work or mess: a potato ricer. Basically, it works like a giant garlic press. Just put a handful of the spinach into the hopper, and squeeze it dry over the sink or a bowl.

Now your spinach is nice and dry, ready to layer into lasagna or fold into a dip.

Comments

Leave a Comment

Comments

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Delicious Dish

Find the inspiration you crave for your love of cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Subscribe today
and save up to 44%

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Video

View All

Season 4 Extras

Season 4 Bonus Episode: New York City

Moveable Feast did not go to New York this season, but we couldn't skip the Big Apple completely! In this web-only episode, chef Francis Derby and cookbook author Aliya LeeKong…

View all Moveable Feast recipes and video extras

Connect

Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks