Greek Recipes

Scrambled Eggs and Tomatoes

In Greek Recipes On July 25, 2007 1 Comment

Greek – Strapatsada This Greek recipe dish is served throughout Greece in the summer months when ripe tomatoes are plentiful. It is also delicious served cold. Preparation: Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and add the tomatoes, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook the mixture for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until […]

Roast Lamb with Lemon Potatoes

In Greek Recipes On July 14, 2007 1 Comment

In Greece, no special celebration is complete without a whole spit-roasted lamb. The Easter fast is always broken with a feast of roast lamb, potatoes and green salad. For city dwellers unable to spit-roast outdoors, a tapsi (round roasting pan) is used in the oven instead. The free-range goat in Greece is delicious, more delicate […]

Spanakorizo

In Greek Recipes On July 4, 2007 0 Comments

Spinach Rice A favorite and easy Greek recipe! Preparation: Heat half the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and saute the green onions and garlic for about 5 minutes or until softened. Add the rice, dill, and dried herbs and saute for another 2 minutes. Add enough water to just cover the […]

Bechamel Sauce

In Greek Recipes On July 4, 2007 0 Comments

Bechamel sauce is widely used in baked vegetable and meat dishes, such as the classic Pastichio. It also is used as topping spread over zucchini or eggplant that has been stuffed with meat sauce. Preparation: Heat the milk, bay leaves and allspice in a saucepan over low heat. Melt the butter in another saucepan, than […]

Zucchini Moussaka

In Greek Recipes On July 4, 2007 1 Comment

Zucchini Moussaka A “lighter” version of the traditional Moussaka recipe, which tends to use heavy eggplants and potatoes. Preparation: Preheat the oven to 350F. Heat the olive oil in a skillet and saute the zucchini slices, seasoning with salt and pepper and turning once, for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer the vegetables to […]

Lamb, Tomato, Garlic, and Lemon Stew

In Greek Recipes On July 1, 2007 0 Comments

Greek – Mosxari Kokkinisto This easy Greek stew recipe originates from the Ionian islands, where it’s commonly made with rabbit or lamb. Combine it with fresh tomatoes, lemon juice and garlic for an intense Mediterranean flavor. Preparation: Place the garlic head in a saucepan of boiling water. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until […]

Traditonal Greek Salad

In Greek Recipes On July 1, 2007 1 Comment

Greek – Horiatiki Salata Who would of thought that this traditional country-style salad would end up becoming one of the best loved Greek dishes? A very easy Greek recipe especially for the summer months! Preparation: Assemble feta cheese and vegetables in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the oregano, salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil […]

Stuffed Peppers

In Greek Recipes On June 30, 2007 0 Comments

Greek – Peperyes Yemista Preparation: Brown ground beef and onions in half the butter and add salt and pepper and cinnamon. Place peppers in casserole and stuff. Dot with remaining butter. Add tomato paste mixed with water. Sprinkle with grated cheese or top with slices of cheese. Bake in a 350F oven for 1 hour. […]

Spanakopita

In Appetizers, Greek Recipes On May 31, 2007 9 Comments

Spanakopita – Greek Spinach Pie “Known world-wide!” Spanakopita is the universal snack in Greece, bought at bakeries and snack shops everywhere. These pies are often eaten on the run on the way to work or to stem mid-morning hunger before lunch, which is usually taken late in most parts of the country. Preparation: 1-Preheat oven […]

Oven Baked Macaroni

In Greek Recipes On May 22, 2007 0 Comments

Greek – Makaronia tou Fournou *Sauce Preparation: Sauté the onions and garlic. Add minced meat and brown. Add peeled tomatoes, tomato puree, bay leaves and salt & pepper. Simmer for 45 minutes until the meat is tender and the sauce has thickened. During the last 30 minutes of the sauce cooking: Boil the macaroni in […]

Keftedes

In Appetizers, Greek Recipes On May 22, 2007 2 Comments

Keftedes – Greek Meatballs Preparation: Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Form into one inch balls. Heat the oil in a skillet. Roll the meatballs into the flour to coat, and drop into hot oil. Fry until brown on all sides. Serve warm.

Meatball Soup

In Greek Recipes, Soups On May 14, 2007 0 Comments

Giouvarlakia – Meatball Soup with Egg-Lemon Sauce Greek: γιουβαρλάκια με αυγολέμονο This is a classic Greek soup, made with avglemono sauce, a mix of eggs and lemon juice. It’s easy to make and very delicious! Preparation: Combine meat, onion, rice, mint, 2 eggs, parsley, salt an pepper to form tiny, marble-sized meatballs. Bring water and […]

Avgolemono Soup

In Greek Recipes, Soups On May 10, 2007 5 Comments

Avgolemono Soup “The Famous & Delicious Greek Lemon Soup” Preparation: 1. Bring chicken broth to a boil. Salt to taste 2. Add rice, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes 3. Remove from fire 4. In a blender, beat the three eggs, slowly add the lemon juice to the eggs 5. Add one cup of chicken […]

Kreatopita

In Appetizers, Greek Recipes On May 8, 2007 1 Comment

Kreatopita (Greek Meat Pie) is a spicy Greek dish made with beef or lamb and feta cheese in a phyllo pastry. Greeks love all kinds of pies. Meat pies are a specialty of the Ionian Islands. Enjoy this Greek recipe! PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Bring a large pot of […]

Pastichio

In Greek Recipes On May 8, 2007 1 Comment

A classic Greek Recipe, enjoy! Pastichio – Greek Lasagna Preparation: Boil ziti then drain. Meanwhile, brown chopped meat with 1/2 stick butter and tomato paste. Add salt and pepper. Add remaining ingredients (except eggs) and let mixture cool completely. Then add eggs. Grease a 13×9 inch pan and pour mixture (with ziti) into pan. Bake […]