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How To Cook Spinach On A Gas Grill

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Cook spinach on the grillNow, spinach might not seem the right candidate to be tossed in the grill but surprisingly, spinach does taste great when grilled. Grilling spinach gives the leaves a smoky flavor and can be considered to be the easiest way to conjure up a meal in the outdoors in a matter of minutes. Spinach is highly nutritious and being able to cook it on a gas grill opens up new ways to enjoy this green vegetable. Read on to know how to cook spinach …




Steps to Cook Spinach on the Gas Grill

  1. Wash spinach well in cold water and trim the stems. Make sure that all lose dirt is washed away.
  2. Clean the grill and preheat it to medium-high temperature.
  3. Take a large piece of aluminum foil and brush it with olive oil or vegetable oil.
  4. Place the spinach leaves in a pile in the center of the foil and season with salt.
  5. Fold the foil and make a packet containing spinach.
  6. Place spinach packet on the grill and let cook for 10 minutes.
  7. Once leaves wilt, remove package from grill. Open it carefully and serve the leaves.
  8. Grilled spinach can be pureed and used as dipping or sauce.


Watch the video to learn how to make grilled spinach and mushroom pizza:


Tips to Cook Spinach on a Gas Grill

  • For extra or added flavor, season spinach with lemon juice, garlic, ginger, minced onion, orange juice etc.
  • Do not grill spinach for over 10 minutes to prevent charring of the leaves.
  • Open aluminum foil gently since wilted leaves can be damaged easily.


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How To Cook Spinach On A Gas Grill