Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Chicken Stew with Trahana – Kotopoulo me Trahana

This recipe is made with a type of pasta called Trahana (trah-hah-NAH) that is made from semolina together with either milk (sweet trahana) or yogurt (sour trahana). It’s dried and then crumbled into tiny little grains that are much like couscous in their appearance. Note: While Trahana can be found in most ethnic grocery stores, […]

Beef Vegetable Soup – Kreatosoupa me Trahana

A hearty and satisfying beef vegetable soup with the unmistakable flavor of sweet Trahana – a fine grain pasta made from semolina and milk. A hearty and satisfying beef vegetable soup with the unmistakable flavor of sweet Trahana – a fine grain pasta made from semolina and milk. If you can’t find Trahana at your […]

About Trahanas

A traditional soup made of natural ingredients Trachanas is a food directly related to the Cypriot culture and rural life. Trachanas is a true national dish such that no visitor should have been left without tasting this authentic soup of Cyprus, made only with a few simple natural ingredients, exactly as it was made decades […]

Trahanas – A tomato based soup with tiny sour dough balls

Ingredients 1 dab, unsalted butter 1 handful of cheese (Romano), grated 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1/2 cup of pasta (Trahana) a little tomato paste 4 cups of water Servings: 6 Directions Bring the water and olive oil to a boil. Add the trahana and stir constantly for approximately 20 minutes. Add a little tomato paste […]

Beef Vegetable Soup – Kreatosoupa me Trahana

A hearty and satisfying beef vegetable soup with the unmistakable flavor of sweet Trahana – a fine grain pasta made from semolina and milk. If you can’t find Trahana at your ethnic grocer’s you can substitute another fine grain pasta like Acini de Pepe. Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Yield: 8 hearty servings Ingredients: […]

Greek soups with meat

With Chicken Chicken Soup – Kotosoupa Greek Chicken Soup – Kotosoupa Chicken Liver & Rice Egg-Lemon Soup Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup – Avgolemono Avgolemono soup With seafood Fish Soup: Red Snapper & Vegetables – Psarosoupa Kakavia – A flavourful fish soup. Kakavia – Fish and Vegetable Soup Island Soup – Soupa nisiotiki Fish Soup in creamy […]

Greek Vegetarian Magiritsa

This is an easy recipe for a vegetarian alternative to Magiritsa. Is traditionally eaten after the midnight service on Easter Saturday. It’s basically an alternative soup for those who are vegetarian or who do not like magiritsa. It’s very, very nourishing and terribly easy and quick to make. Ingredients: ½ kg spinach roughly cut 250g button […]

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 […]

Tomato Soup with Rustic Pasta (Peloponnesos)

TOMATOSOUPA ME HILOPITES Y ME TRAHANA Ingredients: 2⁄3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 5 pounds tomatoes, grated Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 6 to 8 cups water or chicken broth, as needed 1⁄2 pound small Greek egg noodles, or sweet trahana 1 cup crumbled Greek feta cheese Makes 6 to 8 servings Method: […]

Poultry Greek recipes

Chicken Smothered with Onions and Feta  One-Pot Chicken Simmered with Artichokes and Served with Tomato-Egg-Lemon Sauce Stuffed Chicken in a Pot  Quails in Bread  Quail Preserved in Olive Oil  Kotopoulo Stifatho (Stifado): Chicken and Onion Stew Chicken Stew with Cinnamon – Chicken Kapama Kotopoulo me Yiaourti: Baked Chicken with Yogurt Kotopoulo me Bamies: Chicken & […]