Spinach is a low-calorie, versatile veggie packed with vitamins and nutrients. Its mild, fresh flavor makes it perfect for salads, quiches, omelets, pasta dishes and so much more. In the garden, spinach is a hardy crop that can easily withstand cool temperatures. Scroll through the slideshow to learn six fascinating spinach facts.
The green pigments extracted from spinach plants were used as paint or ink for artwork during medieval times.