Greek recipes like in a restaurant – Marie Claire

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Mediterranean cuisine, and more precisely greek cuisine, is rich in flavor and color. Neophytes will be delighted to discover the many possibilities offered by this quality gastronomy. This is particularly the opportunity to serve good Greek dishes to your guests as if they were in a restaurant!

Above all, you should not miss the famous Greek salad, the Horiatiki, whose freshness and lightness pushes us to refill ourselves out of greed. Its recipe could not be simpler, you will need some cherry tomatoes, cucumber, olives, onions, a green pepper, capers and of course feta, this delicious Greek cheese.

Don’t miss out on the tzaziki, a mezze made with cucumber, Greek yogurt, a little olive oil, garlic and parsley. Suggest that your guests dip in some raw vegetables and it will be a light and tasty aperitif.

Moussaka, pitas, meat skewers, keftedes … There are many greek recipes to discover in our selection. Enough to make your taste buds travel!

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Greek salad recipe

  • 4 tomatoes
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 400 g of feta
  • 3 scallions
  • 150 g kalamata olives
  • 1 lemon
  • 10 cl of olive oil
  • 2 sprigs of mint
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Find here the recipe for the Greek salad.

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Recipe for crispy potatoes, halloumi and Greek yogurt

  • 800 g new potatoes
  • 1 can of 250 g diced tomatoes
  • 2 scallions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 nut of fresh ginger
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • 500 g halloumi
  • 25 cl of Greek yogurt
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Find here the recipe for crispy potatoes, halloumi and Greek yogurt.

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Honey feta recipe with toasted almonds

  • 200 g block feta
  • 100 g flaked almonds
  • 4 sprigs of mint
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp. tablespoon flour
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 tbsp. liquid honey
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Find here the recipe for feta with honey and grilled almonds.

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Eggplant moussaka recipe

  • 800 g boneless lamb shoulder
  • 1 kg of eggplants
  • 1 kg of tomatoes
  • 3 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 10 cl of dry white wine
  • 50 cl of béchamel
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 80 g grated Gruyere
  • 10 cl of olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Find the eggplant moussaka recipe here.

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Greek bean and asparagus salad recipe

  • 1 kg of fresh young beans
  • 8 green asparagus
  • 1 bunch of white onions
  • 20 cl of dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp. veal stock
  • 1 organic lemon
  • 20 peppercorns
  • 30 coriander seeds
  • 1 bouquet garni
  • 10 cl of olive oil
  • 1 pinch of salt

Find here the recipe for the Greek bean and asparagus salad.

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Spinach and Feta Pitas Recipe

  • 4 pita breads
  • 400 g spinach
  • 300 g of feta
  • 2 onions
  • 20 g butter
  • salt and pepper

Find here the recipe for spinach and feta pitas.

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Beef brochettes marinated in spices, Greek sauce with feta and peppers

  • 900 g of beef in the steak
  • 2 zucchini
  • 12 button mushrooms. For the marinade: 5 small white onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. liquid honey
  • 5 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • a few drops of Tabasco
  • 2 cloves
  • Rosemary and fresh thyme.

For the Greek sauce :

  • 2 yellow peppers
  • 150 g of feta
  • 100 g smooth white cheese
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Find here the recipe for beef brochettes marinated in spices, Greek sauce with feta and peppers.

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Shrimp and Feta Tzatziki Recipe

  • 1 cucumber
  • 200 g cooked peeled prawns (fresh or thawed)
  • 50 g of feta
  • 1 tsp. chopped dill (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 Greek yogurts
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Find here the shrimp and feta tzatziki recipe.

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Greek-style vegetable recipe, semi-cooked tuna with sesame

  • 1 bunch of carrots
  • 1 bunch of round radishes
  • 1 bunch of spring onions
  • 1/4 cauliflower
  • 50 cl of white wine
  • 10 cl of olive oil (+ 1 tbsp.)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 C. to s. coriander grains
  • 1 bouquet garni
  • 1 C. to s. level of sugar
  • 1 tuna fillet (400 g)
  • 1/2 tsp. to s. sesame
  • 1/2 tsp. to s. poppy
  • salt pepper

For the decor

  • 3 tbsp. to s. green olives
  • salad
  • fresh herbs

Find here the recipe for Greek-style vegetables, semi-cooked tuna with sesame.

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Tzatziki recipe like in Greece

  • 2 cucumbers
  • 3 Greek yogurts
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 small bunch of flat-leaf parsley
  • 4 sprigs of mint
  • coarse salt

Find here the tzatziki recipe as in Greece.

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Greek-style stuffed mussels recipe

  • 32 large mussels
  • 1 small onion
  • 150 g of “3 rice” mixture (white, red and wild)
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoons olive oil + 1 for the pine nuts
  • the juice of 1 lemon
  • 40 g of currants
  • 40 g pine nuts
  • 1 handful of fresh mint leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • salt, freshly ground pepper

Find here the recipe for Greek-style stuffed mussels.

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Keftedes recipe (Greek beef meatballs)

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You will need:

  • Milk
  • 250 g of well grated bread crumbs
  • a branch of parsley
  • 3 or 4 mint leaves
  • 500 g minced beef
  • 2 onions, chopped one whole egg
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • flour
  • oil

Find here the recipe for keftedes (Greek-style beef balls)

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Spinach Puff Pastry Recipe

  • 500 g fresh spinach
  • 150 g of feta
  • 1 bunch of dill
  • 300g frozen puff pastry
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Find the recipe for spinach puff pastry turnovers.

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Recipe for vine leaves stuffed with rice and meat

  • 100 g of precooked rice (Uncle’s Ben type)
  • 300 g minced beef
  • 250 g of vine leaves
  • 1 onion
  • 1 small bunch of parsley
  • 2 lemons
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Find here the recipe for vine leaves stuffed with rice and meat.

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Pistachio baklava recipe

  • 150 g of almonds without skin
  • 150 g unsalted pistachios
  • 1 tsp. level tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 15 sheets of filo (fresh section of supermarkets)
  • 80 g melted butter

For the syrup:

  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 100 g of honey
  • 1 tsp. tablespoon of rose water

Find here the recipe for pistachio baklava.

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