Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Garlicky Eggplant from Zakynthos – MELITZANES SKORDOSTOUMBI

MELITZANES SKORDOSTOUMBI – Μελιτζάνες σκορδοστούμπι This simple dish is a paean to the robust flavors that mark so much of Greek and Ionian—cooking. Garlic and vinegar are a combination we find on country tables all over Greece, but usually it is one reserved for seasoning meat. Its use here with eggplant is what makes it unique. Makes 4 to 6 servings […]

Braised Eggplant with Potatoes

In this dish, the eggplant are dredged in flour and browned before adding to the pot, giving the dish a lovely mix of textures and tastes. These are the classic Greek tastes: eggplant, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, herbs, and olive oil. Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound of eggplant, cut in egg-sized […]

Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta

Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta cheese is a delicious alternative to the heavier Eggplant Parmesan and makes a wonderful vegetarian entrée or side dish. It’s especially delicious when tomatoes are in season but will work just fine with canned tomatoes. If you are trying to avoid fried foods, you can modify the recipe by roasting […]

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 […]

Roasted Chicken with Eggplant and Spinach

Roasted Chicken with Eggplant and Spinach marries the earthy flavors of eggplant, garlic, spinach, and chicken, which are simmered in their own wine-infused juices. Pair this with your favorite rice pilaf or potatoes for an easy weeknight meal. Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Yield: 6 – 8 servings Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, cut into […]