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Greek Spinach Fritters with Feta (Spanakokeftedes)

Delicious Savory Treat

Discovering the Delight of Greek Spinach Fritters

Explore the world of Greek spinach fritters, a delightful combination of fresh spinach and feta cheese, making them a perfect savory treat for any occasion.

Preparing Spinach and Ingredients for the Fritters

Cooking and Draining Spinach | Boil spinach until soft, then drain it thoroughly to remove excess water, ensuring the fritters are not soggy.

Combining Ingredients | Mix beaten eggs, milk, and olive oil. Add finely chopped spring onions, parsley, dill, and grated carrot for a flavorful and nutritious blend.

Crafting the Perfect Spinach Fritter Mix

Blending the Mix | Incorporate the spinach into the egg mixture, followed by grated meltable cheese and crumbled feta for a rich and creamy texture.

Adding Flour and Seasoning | Gradually mix in self-raising flour and season with salt and pepper to create a cohesive and flavorful fritter batter.

Σπανακοκεφτεδεσ - κεφτεδεσ - Greek Spinach Fritters

Frying and Serving Your Spinach Fritters

Frying to Perfection | Fry spoonfuls of the mixture in hot oil until each fritter is golden and crispy, ensuring a deliciously crunchy exterior.

Serving Suggestions | Serve these hot spinach fritters with a side of tzatziki or a fresh Greek salad for a complete and satisfying meal or snack.

Greek Spinach Fritters with Feta (Spanakokeftedes)

Greek Spinach Fritters with Feta (Spanakokeftedes)

Recipe by George Zolis
5.0 from 1 vote

Embark on a culinary journey to Greece with our spinach fritters recipe. These fritters blend nutritious spinach with creamy feta cheese, creating a savory snack that’s both delicious and satisfying. Each step, from preparing the spinach to frying the fritters, is designed to bring out the best flavors and textures. Ideal as an appetizer or a side dish, these Greek-inspired fritters are a surefire way to impress your guests and add a touch of Mediterranean flair to your cooking repertoire.

Course: AppetizersCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy


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  • 300 g Spinach

  • 2 Eggs

  • 50 g Milk

  • 50 g Olive oil

  • 2 Spring onions, finely chopped

  • 1 Onion, finely chopped

  • 3 tbsp Parsley, finely chopped

  • 3 tbsp Dill, finely chopped

  • 1 Carrot, grated

  • 100 g Meltable cheese

  • 150 g Feta cheese

  • 150 g Self raising flour

Recipe directions

  • Fill a pot with water and bring to a boil. Add the spinach.
  • Cover the pot with a lid and simmer until the spinach softens. Then, drain the spinach well.
  • In a bowl, add the eggs (beaten), milk, olive oil, and mix. Add chopped green onions, chopped onion, chopped parsley, chopped dill, and mix.
  • Add grated carrot, drained spinach, grated cheese, crumbled feta cheese, and mix.
  • Add the flour, season with salt and pepper, and mix well.
  • Heat a frying pan with vegetable oil over medium heat and wait for the oil to get hot.
  • Add a spoonful of the mixture to the pan and fry on both sides.
  • Transfer the fritters to a plate lined with paper towels to absorb excess oil.

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Nutrition Facts

20 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 7.6g 11%
    • Saturated Fat 2.9g 10%
  • Cholesterol 49mg 17%
  • Sodium 187mg 8%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 746mg 22%
  • Total Carbohydrate 17.8g 6%
    • Dietary Fiber 3.6g 12%
    • Sugars 1.4g
  • Protein 8.6g 16%
  • Calcium 396%
  • Iron 9%
  • Vitamin D 4%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.