Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Reddened Rooster Stew with Potatoes – Kokoras Kokkinistos

In Greek: κόκορας κοκκινιστός, pronounced KOH-koh-rahs koh-kee-nee-STOHS In this recipe, the meat is browned (or “reddened” in Greek) before stewing. The classic combination of cloves and cinnamon give this a unique Greek flavor. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes Ingredients: 3 1/2 – 4 1/2 pound rooster, cut in pieces 1 cup of […]

Lamb in a Red Sauce with Bell Peppers – Arnaki Kokkinisto

In Greek: αρνάκι κοκκινιστό, pronounced ahr-NAH-kee koh-kee-nee-STOH Any kind of meat and poultry can be cooked in a traditional tomato-based red sauce (kokkinisto) and for this recipe, I added sweet red and green peppers to add a greater depth of taste, and some color. (See below for an alternative with onion and cloves.) Serve this […]

Chioungkiar Begienti – Kokkinisto Arnaki

Ingredients: 1 1/2 kg Leg of lamb in portions 2 onions finely chopped 6 tbsp of olive oil 6 tomatoes grated 1 tbsp of tomato paste 2 cups of water 1 tsp of sugar 1-2 cinnamon sticks 1-2 bay leave Salt and pepper to taste Ingredients of aubergine béchamel: 1 kilo of flask aubergines 3 […]

Moshari Kokkinisto: Reddened Beef Stew

In Greek: μοσχάρι κοκκινιστό, pronounced mohs-HAH-ree koh-kee-nee-STOH Kokkinisto is a way of cooking, and translates as “reddened.” It means that the meat is browned before adding to a stew made with a tomato-base sauce, and almost all types of meat can be cooked this way. Favorites are beef, lamb, and rooster. Cook Time: 2 hours Total Time: 2 hours Ingredients: […]

Moshari Kokkinisto me Araka: Beef Stew with Peas

In Greek: μοσχάρι με αρακά, pronounced mohs-HAH-ree meh ah-rah-KAH One of the many favorite stews in a red sauce (kokkinisto), this is a delicious one-pot meal. Pressure cooking the meat produces tender results, even from less expensive cuts. Add a slice of feta cheese on the side and some crusty country bread, and it’s a […]

Agriogourouno Kokkinisto: Wild Boar in Red Sauce

In Greek: αγριογούρουνο κοκκινιστό pronounced ah-ghree-oh-GHOO-roo-no koh-kee-nee-STOH Wild boar meat is generally lean and, once soaked to remove the gamy flavor, is delicious – and can be very tender. I’ve made this dish many, many times, and each time, I’m surprised by how wonderful boar meat tastes in this variation of a traditional tomato-and-oil-based (kokkinisto) […]

Braised beef with rice

Kokkinisto me ryzi INGREDIENTS 6 portions of beef 1 medium dry onion 2 large tomatoes (mashed) 1/2 cup wine, red wine 1/2 glass, water olive oil some cloves (powder), some cinnamon (powder) Salt and pepper METHOD In a saucepan add some olive oil to heat and sauté onion until golden brown. Add the portions of […]

Pasta with Spicy Reddened Chicken – Corfiot Pastitsatha

In Greek: παστιτσάδα, pronounced pah-steet-SAH-thah At every celebration and festival, and in every restaurant on the island of Corfu, some version ofpastitsatha is served. It can be made with meat, poultry, and seafood, and this version is a true specialty, made with farm-raised rooster. It’s delicious made with whole chicken or chicken pieces. The sauce is […]

Greek Beef Recipes

Greek Cuts of Beef Diagram and Translations Veal with Vegetables for Babies Sofritto: Veal in White Wine Sauce Moshari Kokkinisto: Reddened Beef Stew Brizoles Mosharisies sta Karvouna: Grilled Ribeye Steaks Moshari Avgolemono: Boiled Beef with Egg-Lemon Soup Moshari Kokkinisto me Araka: Beef Stew with Peas Biftekia – Greek Burger Recipe Stifatho: Beef and Onion Stew […]

Pork Greek recipes

Greek Cuts of Pork Diagram and Translations Arcadian Pork Baked with a Tangy Garlic Sauce Pork and Cabbage Stew (Peloponnesos) Lagoto: Greek Stewed Pork Brizoles Hoirines sto Fourno: Roasted Pork Chops Pork Tenderloin with Tomatoes & Cheese Spala Hoirini sto Fourno: Pork Shoulder Roast with Cheese Pork Roast with Thyme and Sage Hoirino meh Prasa: Pork, […]