Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Traditional Greek salad

Greek salad, or horiatiki salata, is a rough country salad of juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumber, sliced red onion, green pepper, crumbly feta cheese and plump kalamata olives. Greek salad can be served as a side dish or as a light meal with some crusty bread. The Traditional Greek salad Ingredients 3 vine ripe tomatoes, cut into chunks […]

Greek Garbanzo Bean Salad

“This is a delightful salad that doesn’t skimp on taste.” Ingredients: 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained 2 cucumbers, halved lengthwise and sliced 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 red onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (15 ounce) can black olives, drained and chopped 1 ounce crumbled feta cheese 1/2 cup Italian-style salad dressing […]

Greek Orzo Salad

“A delicious, colorful salad, with artichoke hearts and feta. I receive a lot of requests for this one.” Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta 2 (6 ounce) cans marinated artichoke hearts 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1 cucumber, seeded and chopped 1 red onion, chopped 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 (2 ounce) can black […]

Greek Pasta Salad

“This is a great make-ahead pasta salad!” Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoon white sugar 2 1/2 cups cooked elbow macaroni 3 cups fresh sliced mushrooms 15 cherry tomatoes, […]

Mediterranean Greek Salad

“This is a great salad to take to a barbeque. All ingredients are approximate, so add more or less of any ingredient depending on your own taste.” Ingredients 3 cucumbers, seeded and sliced 1 1/2 cups crumbled feta cheese 1 cup black olives, pitted and sliced 3 cups diced roma tomatoes 1/3 cup diced oil packed […]

Eggplant, Feta and Tomato Salad

Ingredients:  ¼ lb penne pasta  1 eggplant, chopped 1 tsp salt, approximately  ¼ cup olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped  2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 cans crushed tomatoes, undrained 1/3 cup tomato paste  2 tsp vinegar  1 Tbs. granulated sugar  1 tsp. dried oregano  ¼ cup large pitted olives 7 oz. feta cheese, chopped 4 […]

Manouri – Greek Cheese

Manouri is a semi-soft fresh white cheese made from the drained whey from feta production (sheep or goat milk). It is similar to feta cheese but creamier and less salty or salt-free. It is made in Central and Western Macedonia and in Thessalia. Greek name and pronounciation: μανούρι, pronounced mah-NOOR-ree At the market: Manouri has […]