Spinach and feta parcels | Recipes

These delicious spinach and feta parcels made with filo pastry take time to prepare but are well worth it.

Spinach and feta parcels

  • Preparation time: 50 minutes
  • Cooking time: 18 - 20 minutes
  • Serves: 12


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 bag of spinach
  • 75g crumbled feta
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 filo pastry sheets

How to prepare spinach and feta parcels

  1. Heat the oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Using half of the butter, fry the onion and garlic until soft, add the spinach and stir until it wilts.
  3. Tip the mixture into a bowl and add in the crumbled feta and lemon zest.
  4. Melt the remaining butter and brush onto a sheet of filo pastry.
  5. Cut the sheet of filo pastry into three vertical strips.
  6. Put 2 tbsp of the spinach mix at the top of each strip and fold each over diagonally to make a triangle, then continue to fold over down the length of the pastry. Repeat with the remaining filling and pastry.
  7. Brush the tops with more butter.
  8. Cook for 18-20 minutes.