Popeye's Presto Spinach

READY IN: 4mins
Recipe by Missy Wombat

You know those nights when you get home, tired, hungry, when everyone else is out and you don't want to cook? When you want instant food? But not crap food? This ultra quickie came about after a busy day with a baby in tow. If you want to add to it, put some frozen potato wedges on in the oven which will take 14 minutes to cook. Or mix a raw egg through the spinach and beans as well... Whatever way you do it, it is better than doing a massive fryup or getting takeaways. Who said convenience food wasn't healthy?

Top Review by ladypit

While I'm not so sure I am totally thrilled with the combination of baked beans and spinach I loved how fast and healthy it was. So it is a 3 for taste and a 5 for "cool, I don't have to order a pizza", which averages to a 4! — Oct 18, 2004 Now I'm updating. I thought of this recipe tonight when I was trying to come up with something really fast for dinner. I microwaved some frozen spinach and heated up a can of lentil soup. I put the spinach in a bowl and poured some soup overtop. It was excellent, healthy, and super fast. So I recommend it is a variation!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 can low sodium baked beans in tomato sauce (size of the tin depends on how hungry you are)
  • 1 packet frozen spinach


  1. Empty the baked beans and frozen spinach into a microwave proof bowl.
  2. Stir.
  3. Microwave on high until hot in 30 second bursts stirring between each burst.
  4. Add seasonings to taste.

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