Try out some of our Greek recipes! You may find a new favorite!
This easy pork gyro recipe is made with ground pork instead of cuts of pork. Make it ahead for an easy and delicious weeknight dinner.
This chicken in tomato and wine dish was served to us in a little Cretan village with some french fries and a simple salad. It tasted exactly like the way my mother used to make it, simple and delicious. I went to the kitchen and asked the cook if she would give me the recipe — I wrote it on the back of a small piece of paper. So glad I did!
Pastitsio is a delicious greek comfort food. It is made with bucatini or rigatoni pasta, and with layers of savoury meat sauce and velvety béchamel. It takes a bit of time to put together, but it's well worth the effort.
Keftedes are wonderful little meatballs made with ground beef, pork, parsley, mint, oregano, garlic, onion, and just a dash of lemon juice. Keftedes are perfect paired with tzatziki, a greek salad, and some fresh pita bread.
Kima, or greek meat sauce, stands out from other meat sauces. Why? The combination of cinnamon and mint gives this sauce its unique flavor. And it also makes your house smell divine.
Moussaka is one of the most popular dishes in Greece, and can be found in almost every taverna. There are many recipe variations. This particular moussaka recipe is a bit different, as it uses baked eggplant instead of fried.
There is nothing like the taste of olive oil fried potatoes. They are served all over Greece at every taverna, and are easy to make at home. You don't need a deep fryer - a regular frying pan will do.
The word souvlaki, taken from the medieval Greek word 'souvla', means skewer. Traditional souvlaki calls for pork marinated in lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. This marinade also works beautifully with chicken, lamb, or beef.
Tzatziki is a yogurt and cucumber dip that accompanies many greek dishes. The great thing about tzatziki is that it's super easy to prepare. Just make sure you leave it in the fridge for a couple of hours to let the flavours come together.
Baklava is probably THE most popular Greek dessert, made with nuts, cinnamon, and phyllo. It is found at every Greek restaurant, and every Greek household. It is made for special occasions as well as for family dinners.
Ground meat pie is popular throughout Greece, and can be made anytime of the year or for special occasions. This particular recipe has lots of feta and fresh mint. Yum! In the Epirus region, a ground meat pie is typically made on New Year's Day with a coin inserted for good luck.
Spinach pie, or spanakopita, is a favorite Greek meal or snack. This recipe has the addition of ricotta, but if you want to keep it authentic, just omit and add more feta.
Fasolada is one of the most popular soups in greek cuisine. Made with white beans and simple ingredients like carrots and celery, this is easy to make but has a surprising depth of flavour.
Lentil soup (called fakes in greek) is a favorite amongst greek people from all regions of the country. It is easy to make, as well as a great vegetarian option.