Spanakopeta(Spinach Squares)



  1. 2 bunches green onion, finely chopped
  2. 1 onion, finely chopped
  3. 1/4 lb. butter
  4. 2 pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  5. 1/2 lb. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  6. 1/2 lb. Feta cheese, crumbled
  7. 8 eggs
  8. 1 tsp. salt
  9. pepper to taste
  10. 1 lb. phyllo pastry sheets
  11. melted butter or margarine


  1. Saut onions in butter until soft.
  2. Add spinach and saut a few minutes longer; cool.
  3. Add cream cheese, Feta, eggs, salt and pepper; mix well.
  4. Place 10 layers of phyllo pastry sheets in a 12 x 16 x 2-inch pan, brushing each sheet well with melted butter. Add spinach mixture, then place another 10 layers of phyllo, buttering each sheet.
  5. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
  6. Cut into squares before serving.
  7. You can brush the spanakopeta with a slightly beaten egg before baking for a nice luster.
  8. I use margarine as all butter is very rich.