Spinach has long had a reputation of being very good for you as it is very high in nutrients. It is a very good source of fiber, calcium, iron and vitamins A, C and K. It also provides potassium. Spinach is very versatile. It can be used in many ways including raw in salads, cooked in a souffle, omelette, quiche, pancake filling, soup or as a sauce on pasta. As a vegetable accompaniment it is lightly cooked and often enhanced with nutmeg.