Yummy Greek Spinach Pie (Spanakopita)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is my take on my mother's and grandmother's Spanakopita. Since they never measured anything (and I have also adopted this wacky cooking style) these are my best approximation on measurements. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion, green onions and garlic, salt and pepper to taste, until soft in 3 or 4 tablespoons of olive oil.
  2. Stir in spinach and parsley,until spinach is limp.
  3. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  4. in a bowl mix together eggs, ricotta, and feta.
  5. Stir in spinach mixture.
  6. Lay 1 sheet of phyllo dough in a 9x9 in baking dish and brush lightly with melted butter.
  7. Lay another sheet of phyllo dough on top, brush with butter, and repeat with four more sheets of phyllo.
  8. Spread spinach and cheese mixture into pan and place another 6 sheets of phyllo in the same process as before.
  9. Place in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes.
  10. Serve while hot.
Most Helpful

This should be a 10 star recipe Heather! I made this to take on our boat this morning and by 1:00 there was none left! This was superb!! My mom, dad, dd, brothers, hubby and I all give this a 10 star!! Thanks, this is a keeper!!

Dana-MMH June 10, 2002

Heather, this was a wonderful little pie. I served it for lunch and everyone thought it was great. Great flavors. I made it the way you do, and it was so easy and looked beautiful. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

Miss Annie May 14, 2002

This recipe is fantastic. Made it tonight. Added 1/4 tsp allspice and 2 Tbls fresh dill. DELISCIOUS!!!

tracyq November 21, 2012