Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Bean Salad – Fasolia Xera Salata

In Greek: φασόλια ξερά σαλάτα, pronounced fah-SOL-yah kseh-RAH sah-LAH-tah This is a simple dish to make and a Greek favorite. Great Northern or navy beans are my choice, but you can use any dried white beans. This is a great dish to include in a picnic or cookout menu! Enjoy it as a salad, appetizer, […]

Snails With Gigantes Beans and Artichokes

Saligkaria me Fasolia Gigantes kai Agkinares Ingredients:  500 gr. of Gigantes (dry butter beans) 8 small artichokes (halved), trimmed/cleaned approx. 1 1/2 cups of snails, washed & cleaned thoroughly 1/2 cup of olive oil 1 large onion, finely diced 1 bay leaf 2 cloves of garlic, smashed 1 cup of fennel bulb, diced 1 carrot, diced […]

Greek soups with meat

With Chicken Chicken Soup – Kotosoupa Greek Chicken Soup – Kotosoupa Chicken Liver & Rice Egg-Lemon Soup Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup – Avgolemono Avgolemono soup With seafood Fish Soup: Red Snapper & Vegetables – Psarosoupa Kakavia – A flavourful fish soup. Kakavia – Fish and Vegetable Soup Island Soup – Soupa nisiotiki Fish Soup in creamy […]

Black-Eyed Peas with Vegetables and Small Pasta

MAVROMATIKA FASOLIA ME ZARZAVATIKA KAI HILOPITES Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1⁄2 pound dried black-eyed peas, picked over and rinsed 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 large carrot, finely chopped 1 leek, white part only, washed well and finely chopped 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 […]

Black-Eyed Peas Stewed with Wild Greens

MAVROMATIKA FASOLIA ME MYRONOLAHANA (Peloponnesos)  Ingredients: 1⁄2 pound dried black-eyed peas, picked over and rinsed 2⁄3 to 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil, to taste 1 large onion, finely chopped or grated 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 11⁄2 pounds mixed greens (spinach, chervil, collards, chard), trimmed, chopped, and washed well 2 tablespoons tomato paste Salt and freshly […]

Vegetables & Pulse

Patates Poure (Mash Potatoes) Patates Fettes sto Fourno (Sliced Oven Potatoes) Patates Andinaktes (Tossed Potatoes) Manitaria Afelia (Mushrooms in Wine Sauce) Koupepia me Anthous Kolokithias (Stuffed Zucchini Flowers) Koupepia – Dolmathakia (Stuffed Vine Leaves) Black Eye Beans with Greens Fasolakia Yiahni (Green Beans in Tomato Sauce) Bamyes Me Saltsa (Okra in Tomato Sauce) Scrambled eggs […]

Black Eye Beans with Greens

Ingredients: 2 cups of dry black eye beans boiled 1 dry onion finely chopped 1 cup of water (hot) 1 tomato finely chopped 3 fresh green onions 3-4 small leeks 1 bunch of fennel 1 bunch of chard roughly chopped 1-1 1/2 cup of virgin olive oil Sea Salt Black or Green Pepper Cumin (optional) […]