Popular Greek Cuisine Recipes

The food of Greece is as sun-drenched as the landscape, and it's perfect for entertaining as well as a weeknight family meal. Healthy and delicious, Greek cuisine makes wide use of olive oil, vegetables and herbs, grains and breads, wine, fish, lamb, pork, olives, and feta cheese.

Pistachio-Apple Baklava

Replace butter with fat-free butter-flavor nonstick cooking spray to make this low-fat version of baklava.

From Diabetic Living

Pistachio-Apple Baklava

Yogurt Parfait

The fun comes when it's time to assemble your own parfait. Try this snack with fresh berries or peaches if they're seasonally appropriate!

From Parents

Yogurt Parfait

Greek Burgers

You don't need a charcoal grill to develop a nice crust on your burgers. Sear on cast iron instead for a similar result inside.

From Midwest Living

Greek Burgers

Greek-Style Mac 'n' Cheese

Piquant kalamata olives, rich, tangy feta cheese, and oregano give this super-creamy macaroni and cheese just enough Greek flavor to take it out of the ordinary. Feta cheese, because it is cured and stored in brine, is sometimes called a "pickled cheese."

From Better Homes and Gardens

Greek-Style Mac 'n' Cheese

Nutty Yogurt Dip

Greek yogurt and nut butter combine for a sweet protein-packed vegetarian snack. This would also be a delicious topping for a bowl of berries!

From Parents

Nutty Yogurt Dip

Yogurt with Raspberry Drizzle

Perk up vanilla Greek yogurt by mixing in a fresh berry puree and crunchy toasted almonds. Try this 10-minute recipe for breakfast or dessert.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Yogurt with Raspberry Drizzle

Yogurt Pancakes

Apple-cinnamon or vanilla Greek yogurt would work beautifully in (and on top of) these protein-rich pancakes.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Yogurt Pancakes

Nutty Yogurt Dip

Greek yogurt and but butter combine for a sweet protein-packed vegetarian snack. This would also be a delicious topping for a bowl of berries!

From Better Homes and Gardens

Nutty Yogurt Dip

One-Pan Chicken Flatbreads

A slather of garlicky hummus keeps this Green-inspired chicken flatbread sandwich lusciously moist. Top things off with any fresh vegetables you have in your refrigerator.

From Better Homes and Gardens

One-Pan Chicken Flatbreads

Gluten Free Greek Turkey Breast

Olives, feta cheese and a quick tzatziki sauce takes slow cooked turkey on a trip to Greece.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Gluten Free Greek Turkey Breast

Greek Burgers

Beef up burger patties with classic Greek flavors like zippy oregano and salty feta cheese.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Greek Burgers

Frozen Yogurt Blueberries

Think of these berry bites as all-natural popsicles! You can try this same method with grapes, strawberries or nearly any other fruit.

From Parents

Frozen Yogurt Blueberries

Mini Lamb Sliders

Mini pitas act like the Greek version of hamburger buns for these unique lamb sliders.

From Family Circle

Mini Lamb Sliders

Steak-and-Tzatziki Sandwiches with Roasted Carrots and Dill

Go Greek and serve grilled steak and healthy homemade tzatziki sauce (a creamy cucumber dressing) in pita pockets.

From Fitness

Steak-and-Tzatziki Sandwiches with Roasted Carrots and Dill

Chicken Kapama Bites

Kapama, a traditional Greek chicken dish, takes center stage on these party-ready appetizers.

From Diabetic Living

Chicken Kapama Bites

Cucumber-Feta Dip

A garnish of pomegranate seeds and mint gives colorful spark to this healthy and refreshing dip. Serve with pita chips, crisp breadsticks or vegetables.

From Midwest Living

Cucumber-Feta Dip

Greek-Style Quesadillas

When it's snack time, try this quick-and-easy tortilla sandwich recipe with roasted chicken, feta cheese, tomatoes, and vegetables drizzled with a Greek vinaigrette dressing.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Greek-Style Quesadillas

Lamb Kabobs with Mustard Glaze

In this grilled kabob recipe, lean chunks of lamb, potatoes, onions, and sweet peppers are glazed with aromatic mustard and savory thyme.

From Fitness

Lamb Kabobs with Mustard Glaze

Lemony Lamb Pitas

From Diabetic Living

Lemony Lamb Pitas

Greek Chicken

From Parents

Greek Chicken

Mediterranean Appetizer Pizza

Pair this distinctive goat cheese pizza with a dry white wine.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Mediterranean Appetizer Pizza

Middle Eastern Lamb and Rice

If you like gyros, then you'll love this well-balanced lamb and rice dinner. The yogurt sauce pairs perfectly with the spiced-up rice.

From Family Circle

Middle Eastern Lamb and Rice

Greek-Style Deviled Eggs

Salty feta and olives perfectly complement creamy egg yolks. Serve these deviled eggs alongside a spread of hummus, baba ganoush and pita.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Greek-Style Deviled Eggs

Real Tabbouleh

This classic Greek salad is a fresh, whole grain way to start your meal. If you can't find bulgur, try quinoa or wheat berries instead.

From Ladies' Home Journal

Real Tabbouleh

Chocolate-Orange Hazelnut Baklava

Hazelnuts and cocoa powder are layered between phyllo dough and sweetened with and orange syrup in this twist on classic baklava.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Chocolate-Orange Hazelnut Baklava

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