Mediterranean Wrap

Mediterranean Wrap “A great wrap for lunch or dinner. Can be made with all sorts of leftovers, like home made pesto, grilled chicken or that avocado that’s going to go bad soon.” Ingredients 1 red onion, sliced 1 zucchini, sliced 1 eggplant, sliced 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil salt and ground black pepper to taste 4 whole grain tortillas 1/4 cup goat cheese 1/4 cup basil pesto 1 large avocado, sliced Directions Place the onion, zucchini, eggplant, mushrooms, and bell pepper into a large container with a tight fitting lid. Drizzle … Continue reading Mediterranean Wrap

Mediterranean Kale

Mediterranean Kale Ingredients 12 cups chopped kale 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil, or as needed 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon soy sauce salt to taste ground black pepper to taste Directions Place a steamer insert into a saucepan, and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Cover, and bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add the kale, recover, and steam until just tender, 7 to 10 minutes depending on thickness. Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl. Toss … Continue reading Mediterranean Kale

Mediterranean Greek Salad

Mediterranean Greek Salad Ingredients 3 cucumbers, seeded and sliced 1 1/2 cups crumbled feta cheese 1 cup black olives, pitted and sliced 3 cups diced roma tomatoes 1/3 cup diced oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained, oil reserved 1/2 red onion, sliced Directions In a large salad bowl, toss together the cucumbers, feta cheese, olives, roma tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, 2 tablespoons reserved sun-dried tomato oil, and red onion. Chill until serving. Continue reading Mediterranean Greek Salad

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers Recipe By:GATOULA “One of the few dishes that is better served cold rather than hot. Absolutely delicious and very Mediterranean!!! It can be made vegetarian by replacing meat with soya.” Ingredients 4 large green bell peppers, tops removed, seeded 4 large red bell peppers, tops removed, seeded 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 pound ground pork 2 onions, chopped salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 (10.75 ounce) can tomato puree 1 (4 ounce) package feta cheese 1/2 cup cooked white rice 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup pine nuts 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley … Continue reading Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce Ingredients 2 English cucumbers 2 (16 ounce) containers sour cream 1 (16 ounce) container Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Directions Peel cucumbers and grate into a colander. Squeeze out excess water. Mix together sour cream, yogurt, garlic, and olive oil in a large bowl. Stir in cucumbers. Chill at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours before serving. Continue reading Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Salad I

Greek Salad I Prep 20 m Ready In 20 m Recipe By:Meesh “This is an incredibly good Greek salad recipe, nice and tangy and even better in the summer when you use fresh vegetables!” Ingredients 1 head romaine lettuce- rinsed, dried and chopped 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 (6 ounce) can pitted black olives 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 cucumber, sliced 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 6 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 lemon, juiced ground black pepper to taste Directions In a large salad bowl, combine … Continue reading Greek Salad I

Greek Avgolemono Chicken Soup

Greek Avgolemono Chicken Soup Prep 15 m Cook 1 h Ready In 1 h 15 m Recipe By:dimitra “This is the traditional recipe made in Greek kitchens. The basic Avgolemono (broth and lemon) can be varied for other similar Greek recipes. Serve with bread. Bread bits can be dipped into the soup. The soup will last in the fridge for a number of days or can be frozen. To reheat, place in microwave or heat on the stove.” Ingredients 1 (3 pound) whole chicken 1/2 cup uncooked white rice salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 3 egg, beaten … Continue reading Greek Avgolemono Chicken Soup

Cucumber and Dill Dip

Cucumber and Dill Dip You’ll find this simple, refreshing Cucumber and Dill Dip in many Mediterranean dishes like Gyros or served with pita wedges. We found that the perfect balance of Greek yogurt and dill pairs well with sliced cucumbers, carrots and celery. Yield: Serves 8 (serving size: about 3 tablespoons) Print Ingredients 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup light sour cream 1 cup grated English cucumber 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon grated garlic 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Sliced cucumber Preparation Combine yogurt, sour cream, grated cucumber, dill, garlic, salt, and … Continue reading Cucumber and Dill Dip

Baklava Recipe

  Baklava Recipe 4.9 from 93 reviews Prep time: 60 mins Cook time: 1 hour 15 mins Total time: 2 hours 15 mins Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com Skill Level: Medium/ Advanced Cost To Make: $18-$20 Serving: 27-30 pieces Ingredients 1 (16 oz) pkg phyllo dough; thawed by package instructions 2½ sticks (10 oz or 1¼ cups) unsalted butter, melted 1 lb (about 4 cups) walnuts, finely chopped 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup granulated sugar 2 Tbsp lemon juice (juice of ½ lemon) ¾ cup water ½ cup honey Melted chocolate chips & chopped walnuts for garnish, optional Instructions Prep: … Continue reading Baklava Recipe

Baklava

Baklava Recipe By:NEONWILLIE “A Greek favorite that makes everyone think you are a master chef and is sooo easy to make!! I taught a Greek friend how to make apple pie and she taught me this fabulous recipe. The phyllo dough for this recipe is found in the freezer section of most grocery stores. Add a little lemon zest to the sugar sauce, if desired.” Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package phyllo dough 1 pound chopped nuts 1 cup butter 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup water 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup honey Directions Preheat oven … Continue reading Baklava