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.

Cucumber-Feta Dip

A garnish of pomegranate seeds and mint gives holiday spark to this Greek dip, but this healthy appetizer is so tasty you'll want to make it throughout the year.

From Midwest Living

Cucumber-Feta Dip

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

Spanakopita

From Family Circle

Spanakopita

Greek Chicken Wrap

The secret to this simple and nutritious Greek wrap: A quick, garlic sauce made with yogurt and feta cheese.

From Midwest Living

Greek Chicken Wrap

Loaded Greek Chicken Pizza

The secret speedy ingredient in this olive and feta pizza: frozen spinach-artichoke dip.

From Midwest Living

Loaded Greek Chicken Pizza

Greek Frozen Yogurt

For more protein and way fewer preservatives than boxed ice cream, blend up a batch of homemade Greek frozen yogurt. This dessert is simple to customize with your favorite mix-ins!

From Diabetic Living

Greek Frozen Yogurt

Green Oregano Chicken with Spinach, Orzo and Grape Tomatoes

For a Greek feast, serve a spread of stuffed grape leaves and spanakopita as an appetizer to this slow cooker chicken and pasta dinner.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Green Oregano Chicken with Spinach, Orzo and Grape Tomatoes

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.

From Family Circle

Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb

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

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

Sweet Curry Carrots with Chive Yogurt

Roasting veggies, like carrots, brings out all of the natural sugars. A honey glaze makes these tender vegetables appealing to even picky eaters!

From Diabetic Living

Sweet Curry Carrots with Chive Yogurt

Coconut-Almond Frozen Greek Yogurt with Hot Chocolate Drizzle

Homemade frozen Greek yogurt has way more protein and way fewer additives than boxed ice cream. Freeze a batch for dessert and go wild with the toppings!

From Diabetic Living

Coconut-Almond Frozen Greek Yogurt with Hot Chocolate Drizzle

Greek Pork and Farro Salad

Whole grain farro acts as a hearty base for this superfood spin on pasta salad. Lean pork tenderloin, a handful of feta cheese and cups of fresh, colorful vegetables make this nutritious dish super-satisfying.

From Diabetic Living

Greek Pork and Farro Salad

Zucchini Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt Frosting

With whole-wheat flour, quinoa, zucchini and applesauce, these might just be one of the healthiest cupcake recipes ever. Don't worry—the creamy Greek Yogurt Frosting ensures that they still taste decadent and dessert-like!

From Diabetic Living

Zucchini Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt Frosting

Roasted Leg of Lamb with Red Wine-Shallot Sauce

Lemon and rosemary are a common pair, but the addition of raspberry preserves and red wine (trust us!) make the flavor of this roasted lamb a dinner you'll dream about.

From Diabetic Living

Roasted Leg of Lamb with Red Wine-Shallot Sauce

Garlic-Fennel Lamb Chops

Succulent lamb chops, rubbed with sweet fennel, fresh garlic, and the aromatic spices coriander and cumin, bring amazing flavors to this recipe.

From Diabetic Living

Garlic-Fennel Lamb Chops

Garlic-Fennel Lamb Chops

Instead of basic burgers and hot dogs, try grilling up some spice-rubbed lean lamp chops. Serve with a baked potato or roasted vegetables for a low-calorie yet stick-to-your-ribs dinner.

From Midwest Living

Garlic-Fennel Lamb Chops

Peanut Baklava

Embrace Middle Eastern culture with this surprisingly simple baklava recipe. Flaky phyllo dough is layered with chopped peanuts, honey, and butter.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Peanut Baklava

Lemon Poppy Seed Snack Cake

Serve this light dessert with a drizzle of thick Greek yogurt or a small scoop of vanilla ice cream for a low-calorie indulgence.

From Diabetic Living

Lemon Poppy Seed Snack Cake

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