Click for Cookbook LOGIN
"A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat."--Old New York Proverb

Spanakopita Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


Spanakopita image


This recipe for Spanakopita, by , is from Yiayia Maria's Greek Recipes , one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Maria Anagnostou


1 lb phyllo
1 large onion, chopped
1 bunch of green onions, chopped
2 lb bag or 4 small boxes of spinach, thawed and drained well
1 small container of ricotta cheese
2 cups of feta cheese
cup of Parmesan cheese
4-6 eggs, beaten
~3 tbsp of dill
2 sticks of butter

Preheat oven to 350

1. Sautee onion and green onion in butter and olive oil
2. In a bowl, mix spinach and onion together
3. Add cheeses and eggs
4. Add pepper
5. Add dill

1. Melt butter
2. Brush bottom of a pan with butter
3. Lay phyllo and brush each sheet with butter- 10 sheets
4. Add spinach/cheese mixture
5. Butter then layer phyllo & butter- 10 sheets
6. Stick sides in
7. Let rest for a few minutes
8. Cut into squares

1. Sprinkle with cold water right before cooking
2. Bake for 30-40 min or until brown

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can freeze once finished with step 8 under assembly
- put a layer of wax paper on top then wrap with aluminum foil
- when ready to cook, uncover, sprinkle water and put in oven frozen and uncovered




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!