If you have a thing for crispy dishes, then you will love these fried spinach patties. It is crispy, tasty, tender, and filling. Feel free to get creative when making this recipe too, for instance, you could replace the feta cheese with parmesan cheese. Also, if you want a thicker texture, replace the vegetable oil with butter or avocado oil.

Whether you want to have this spinach patty as a dessert or pair it with a main dish, you are guaranteed a swell time.

Fried Spinach Patties Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 30
Calories 198 kcal


  • 17 ounce Spinach
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 2 small eggs
  • cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup matzo meal
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 lemon fruits
  • 4 ounce feta cheese
  • 7 cloves minced garlic


  • Set a pasta pot to high heat and pour some water. Add the spinach. Steam the spinach for a few minutes until it becomes dehydrated. Drain the spinach and allow it to cool.
  • Transfer the dehydrated spinach to a food processor. Process the spinach until finely ground. Then pour the processed spinach into a small bowl.
  • In the same bowl that contains the processed spinach, add the eggs, lemon juice from lemon fruit, matzo meal, and feta cheese. Also, add some ground black pepper, minced garlic, and a pinch of salt. Mix the ingredients well.
  • Heat some vegetable oil in a non-stick frying pan set to medium heat.
  • Using a tablespoon, scoop two tablespoonfuls of spinach mixture into the hot vegetable oil, one after the other. These spinach mixtures form the patties.
  • Fry the spinach patties for some minutes and flip each side of the pattie once you notice it turns golden.
  • Transfer the delicious fried spinach patties to a cooling rack. Serve with a tasty sauce or any side dish of your choice.
Keyword appetizer, Fried spinach patties

What can I serve with fried spinach patties?

Garlic dip: Garlic dip is a white, creamy sauce prepared with  Ingredients like garlic cloves, cream cheese, mayonnaise, and chives.

Crusty bread: One of the best ways to serve a plate of spinach patties is to pair it with some slices of crusty bread. You can prepare crusty bread easily at home by baking it in a dutch oven.

Bulgur wheat: Bulgur wheat and spinach patties are inseparable buddies. This wheat is a cereal meal prepared from durum wheat or a mixture of several wheat species.

FAQs: Fried spinach patties

How do I cook fried spinach patties in a sauce?

 First, heat some olive oil in a saucepan set to medium heat. Add the minced garlic, chicken broth, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Also, cook the ingredients for a few minutes.

Then pour the spinach patties into the boiled ingredients and cook for  five minutes

Why do I need a pasta pot to steam the spinach before frying it?

If you want the perfect spinach patties, then you need to make use of a pasta pot.  This is important because other pots may not steam your spinach perfectly.

Can a vegetarian eat fried spinach patties soaked in sauce?

Yes, they can! However, the chicken broth needs to be replaced with a vegetable broth.

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