Microwave: Cooking Directions: Microwave: Combine 1 cup of frozen chopped spinach and 1/2 cup of water in a microwave safe dish cover and microwave on high for 5-7 minutes, or to desired tenderness, stirring halfway through cooking time. Drain it needed. Season to taste and cover, allowing spinach to stand for food safety and quality before serving. Stovetop: Bring 1/2 to 1 cup of water to a boil in a saucepan. Add 1 cup of frozen chopped spinach. Bring to a second boil, stir, cover and reduce heat. Simmer 4-6 minutes, or to desired tenderness, stirring occasionally until heated though drain. Season to taste and serve. Because microwaves and stove-tops vary, adjusting cook times and heat settings may be required. Not ready to eat. For food safety. Cook to a internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Keep frozen until ready to use. Do not refreeze. Refrigerate leftovers.