Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Roasted Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potatoes – Kotopoulo Fournou

In Greek: κοτόπουλο φούρνου, pronounced koh-TOH-poo-loh FOOR-noo Easy to make and delicious, the combination of oregano, garlic, and lemon juice marks this as a Greek classic. Cook Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Ingredients: 1 chicken, approx. 3 1/2 pounds, cut in half 3 1/4 pounds of potatoes, peeled, quartered juice of 2 medium lemons sea […]

Turkey Soup with Egg-Lemon Sauce

GALOPOULA AVGOLEMONO Sometime after the sixteenth century, turkey arrived in Corfu from the West. There is some disagreement as to who first brought it. If its name is any indication, then the turkey came with the French, since its name in Greek, galopoula, translates literally as “French bird.” Regardless of its provenance, today it is still the Christmas meal in Corfu. […]

Stuffed Chicken with Potatoes – Kotopoulo Yemisto

In Greek: κοτόπουλο γεμιστό, pronounced koh-TOH-poo-loh yeh-mee-STOH A sharp cheese, green pepper, and garlic make a terrific stuffing. This is a great one-dish meal and a pretty one as well. Cook Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, approx. 3 1/2 pounds 3 1/4 pounds of potatoes (and sweet potatoes, optional), peeled, quartered […]

Dilled Peas with Potatoes – Arakas me Patates

In Greek: αρακάς με πατάτες, pronounced ah-rah-KAS meh pah-TAH-tes Peas with dill are a fabulous taste combination, and this recipe adds potatoes and a touch of lemon for a light main dish or vegetable side. Fresh peas can be substituted for the frozen, but not canned. Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 large bunch of […]