Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Yogurt Sauce or Dressing – Saltsa Giaourtiou

In Greek: σάλτσα γιαουρτιού, pronounced SAHLT-sah yee-ah-oort-YOU This is a delightful sauce that is delicious on baked potatoes, and it doubles as a salad dressing. Use it on sandwiches, pita wraps, or wherever your imagination takes you. Ingredients: 16 ounces of thick strained yogurt * 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 teaspoon of salt 1/2 […]

Saltsa Domatas: Basic Greek Tomato Sauce

In Greek: σάλτσα ντομάτας, pronounced SAHLT-sah doh-MAH-tas This is a fabulous sauce to serve with pasta, rice, or potatoes. Make large quantities, allow to cool, stir well to mix oil (oil rises to the top), and freeze to use later. Add variety with vegetables of your choice such as zucchini and artichokes. Cook Time: 40 minutes Total […]

Sole with Cream Sauce – Glosses me Saltsa

In Greek: γλώσσες με σάλτσα, pronounced GLAW-ses meh SAHLT-sah This is an easy recipe for an elegant dish. It can also be made with flounder. Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 6 whole sole (fresh or frozen), cleaned and skinned 1 pound of ripe tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped 2 onions, minced 2 tablespoons of chopped […]

Tomato sauce – (Saltsa domata)

INGREDIENTS 1/2 kg fresh tomatoes (or 1 large tin preserved tomatoes) 1 onion, chopped basil 1 bayleaf 1/4 cup oil 1 garlic clove Salt Pepper METHOD Heat oil in a saucepan and saute onion. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for half an hour or more, until the sauce absorbs its water. This […]

Minced meat sauce – (Saltsa kima)

INGREDIENTS 500 gr minced meat (beef prefered) 1 onion, chopped 1/4 kg fresh tomatoes (or 1 small tin preserved tomatoes) 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cinnamon stick Salt Pepper METHOD Heat the oil in a pan and roast the onion. Add minced meat and saute. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 45 […]

Bechamel – (Saltsa bechamel)

INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons Butter 6 tablespoons Flour 1 teaspoon Salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Dash of Nutmeg 2 cups Milk, heated but not boiled (Optional) 2 egg yolks METHOD Melt butter over a low heat; add flour, salt, pepper and nutmeg; stir until well blended. Remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk and return to heat. […]