Embark on a culinary journey to the heart of Greek cuisine with Air Fryer Spanakopita—an innovative adaptation of the classic dish that seamlessly blends the delicate layers of phyllo pastry with a tantalizing filling of spinach, feta cheese, and aromatic herbs. This air-fried rendition brings a modern twist to the traditional recipe, offering a delightful combination of a crispy exterior and a flavorful, herb-infused interior.

The star of this dish is the filling—a harmonious blend of well-drained spinach, crumbled feta cheese, creamy ricotta, grated Parmesan, finely chopped onions, minced garlic, and a medley of fresh dill and parsley. These ingredients unite to create a vibrant and savory mixture, ready to be encased in the golden embrace of phyllo pastry.

As the phyllo pastry sheets are carefully layered, brushed with olive oil, and rolled into cigar-like shapes, the air fryer preheats to 375°F, setting the stage for the transformative cooking process. The spanakopita rolls, brushed with a final touch of olive oil, find their place in the air fryer basket, promising a symphony of textures and flavors in each bite.

In just 12-15 minutes, the air fryer works its magic, crisping the phyllo to a golden perfection while ensuring the filling becomes a delectable fusion of creamy richness and herb-infused goodness. Once the air-fried spanakopita emerge, their golden exteriors and enticing aroma make them an irresistible centerpiece for any table.

Serve these warm delights as an appetizer, snack, or even as part of a Mediterranean-themed feast. The Air Fryer Spanakopita offers a convenient and efficient way to enjoy the classic flavors of Greek cuisine with a modern twist, proving that culinary excellence can be achieved with the help of an air fryer and a handful of quality ingredients.

Air Fryer Spanakopita


  • 1 package (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 sheets phyllo dough, thawed if frozen
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the thawed and drained chopped spinach, feta cheese, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, chopped onion, minced garlic, chopped dill, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Lay one sheet of phyllo dough on a clean surface. Brush it lightly with olive oil. Place another sheet on top and brush it with olive oil. Repeat until you have four layers.
  4. Spoon half of the spinach and cheese mixture along one edge of the layered phyllo sheets.
  5. Roll the phyllo dough over the filling, forming a log or cylinder shape.
  6. Repeat the process with the remaining four phyllo sheets and the remaining filling.
  7. Cut each log into 4-5 pieces.
  8. Lightly spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray.
  9. Place the spanakopita pieces in the air fryer basket, leaving space between them.
  10. Air fry for about 12-15 minutes, or until the phyllo is golden brown and crispy.
  11. Serve your Air Fryer Spanakopita warm and enjoy!

Nutritional Information (approximate per serving, assuming 8 servings):

  • Calories: Approximately 180
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 400mg

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and brands used. Adjust the ingredients to meet your dietary preferences and needs.