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.

Lamb And Zucchini Moussaka

This Greek casserole is usually made with pasta, but here zucchini works as a low-calorie alternative.

From Family Circle

Lamb And Zucchini Moussaka

Lamb Keftedes (Meatballs)

Oregano and mint flavor these robust Mediterranean-style meatballs.

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Lamb Keftedes (Meatballs)

Stuffed Grape Leaves

You'll need a steamer basket to make this Greek recipe. The bite-size grape leaf rolls are filled with a mixture of ground beef, rice, and mint and steamed until fork tender. A lemon-dill dressing gives the appetizer just a hint of tang.

From Family Circle

Stuffed Grape Leaves

Easy Pastitsio

This version of the classic Greek casserole recipe is made with elbow macaroni, ground beef, and an egg- enriched white sauce. To simplify it, bottled Alfredo sauce replaces the homemade white sauce.

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Easy Pastitsio

Greek Salad with Chicken

Baked chicken thighs team up with a refreshing Greek salad for a palate-pleasing weeknight chicken dinner. The fresh herb dressing doubles as a marinade for the chicken.

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Greek Salad with Chicken

Veggie Gyro

Here's a quick and easy vegetarian version of the popular Greek sandwich. Slices of lettuce, onion, tomato and cheese are flavored with the traditional flavors of cucumber, garlic, and dill.

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Veggie Gyro

Gyro Burger

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Gyro Burger

Greek Bulgar Salad with Shrimp

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Greek Bulgar Salad with Shrimp

Beef Souvlaki

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Beef Souvlaki

Greek Shrimp and Green Beans

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Greek Shrimp and Green Beans

Greek Couscous with Chicken & Feta

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Greek Couscous with Chicken & Feta

Baked Greek Chicken

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Baked Greek Chicken

Greek Chopped Salad

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Greek Chopped Salad

Spanakopita

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Spanakopita

Cheese-Filled Bougatsa

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Cheese-Filled Bougatsa

Greek Burgers with Cucumber Sauce

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Greek Burgers with Cucumber Sauce

Greek Chicken- Quinoa Salad

This whole grain chicken salad is the perfect weekday lunch or dinner—it takes just 10 minutes to prepare! And if you're not a fan of mayonnaise, this "pasta salad" is for you.

From Family Circle

Greek Chicken- Quinoa Salad

Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb

Yes you can master the iconic lamb roast dinner! Rub with herbed bread crumbs and cook until the center reaches 135°. Roasted potatoes and asparagus pair perfectly with this protein.

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Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb

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.

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Middle Eastern Lamb and Rice

Mini Lamb Sliders

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

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Mini Lamb Sliders

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

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

Middle Eastern Meatballs

Italian meatballs generally call for beef, while this Mediterranean version has lamb as its tasty base. Serve with an arugula and chickpea salad or stuffed inside a pita.

From Parents

Middle Eastern Meatballs

Greek-Style Orzo and Double-Bean Salad

Get a taste of the Mediterranean in this tasty bean and pasta salad. Feel free to swap couscous or quinoa for orzo.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Greek-Style Orzo and Double-Bean Salad

Greek Breast of Turkey

Olives, sun-dried tomatoes and a flavorful mix of herbs gives this slow cooker turkey recipe its Greek flavor.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Greek Breast of Turkey

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