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Spinach Fritters Recipe

This is a Spanish recipe, called "Buñuelos de espinacas". It is often made as part of an assortment of tapas.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Savoury Fritters and Patties
Servings 4


  • Squeeze the spinach in paper towel until dry. Chop coarsely.
  • Put on a frying pan to heat with some olive oil in it.
  • Beat eggs with some salt, pepper and nutmeg (and other spices or herbs that strike your fancy.) Stir in the cheese and the breadcrumbs, then fold in the spinach.
  • Divide into 8 balls and then flatten them with the palm of your hand into round patties.
  • Fry the patties until golden brown on each side, then drain on paper towel.


Can be served warm or cold.
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