Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

A fresh and colorful pasta salad that is brightened by the addition of a tangy Greek yogurt dressing. It’s perfect for a picnic or as a light vegetarian offering to your next pot-luck dinner. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 11 minutes Total Time: 31 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: For the salad: 1 lb. pasta, (your choice, I used Rotini) cooked, […]

Basic Recipe for Greek Salad Dressing

The simplest of all salad dressings is a drizzle of Greek extra virgin olive oil and wedges of lemon on the side – squeeze to taste. For salads with feta cheese like the Greek Salad, I recommend straight olive oil (with a little water). For salads with cucumber, I like oil and vinegar. My favorite dressing, […]

Saganaki Greek salad

Saganaki (flaming cheese) is a national Greek dish consisting of a hot cheese that can be baked, grilled or fried. Every village and taverna in Greece has its own recipe. Saganaki is nothing more than a thick slab of Kasseri cheese that is given a good splash of potent brandy and flamed. The firm, white Kasseri cheese sort […]

Greek Feta salad

For main course the Greek Feta salad nicoise is a possibility to live healthy. The punch of pungent saltiness is the reason the Greek add feta to soups, sandwiches, salads, pizzas, omelets and pasta sauces, but if you buy a piece of feta that seems too salty, rinse it well under cold running water before using it. […]

Greek tuna salad

Light summer meal recipes include sandwiches, salads, pastas and soups. Most require little preparation time and are served cool for hot summer nights. Includes food editor’s tips, recipes for quick chicken dinners, results of a tuna taste-test and article on safety of pre-washed salads, the results of our tuna taste test. Enjoy this Simple family […]

Greek Swirls Salad

Ingredients: 1 (12 ounce) package rainbow twirls macaroni, uncooked 1 cup crumbled feta, Roquefort or blue cheese 1/2 cup chopped black olives 3/4 cup sliced radishes 1/4 cup sliced scallion 1 cup marinated artichoke hearts 1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 1 […]

Greek Hot Potato Salad

Ingredients: 4 to 5 large potatoes 1 large onion, sliced 1/2 cup celery, diced Salt and pepper 1/2 cup olive oil Juice of 2 lemons Parsley, chopped Method Boil potatoes until tender and keep hot. Slice onion into a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt and cold water, and allow to stand about 5 minutes; drain. […]