Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Lamb Burgers with Olives – Biftekia Arnisia me Elies

In Greek: μπιφτέκια αρνίσια με ελιές, say: beef-TEK-yah ar-NEES-yeeah meh ehl-YES This recipe for lamb burgers with olives is quick and easy to make, and the tart taste of black Greek Kalamata olives  gives the burgers an unexpected taste. The recipe makes 8 to 9 small burgers and serves 4. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: […]

Stuffed Burgers with Feta & Herbs – Biftekia Yemista

In Greek: μπιφτέκια γεμιστά, pronounced beef-TEK-yah yeh-mee-STAH Bifteki is the Greek word for “burger.” More complex than a plain burger but not quite a mini-meatloaf, this recipe for feta stuffed burgers calls for grilling but they can be broiled or cooked on the stovetop as well. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 2 pounds of […]

Biftekia – Greek Burger Recipe

These ground beef burgers are so simple, yet they are a delicious and quick, satisfying meal. Prepare extra patties for the freezer because they freeze well and are great to keep on hand for busy weeknights. The recipe hails from my Thea Kanella of Platanos, Greece who was kind enough to make them for us […]

Biftekia Hoirina: Grilled Pork Burgers

In Greek: μπιφτέκια χοιρινά, pronounced beef-TEHK-yah hee-ree-NAH Before the “mad cow” scare, Bobby Bounakis made his burgers with a combination of ground beef and pork; then he changed the recipe. The new recipe, using just the ground pork, was so fabulous, he left it alone and has become famous in my little village and surrounding […]

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, […]

Lamb and Goat greek recipes

Greek Cuts of Lamb Diagram and Translations Cooking with Lamb – Greek Cooking Tips Goat Stewed with Onions and Whole Garlic  Goat with Onions and Olive Oil  Easter Lamb Roasted with Artichokes and Potatoes  Roasted Leg of Lamb with Wine, Garlic, Allspice, and Cheese Paithakia me Thymari: Grilled  Chops with Thyme Rub Arni meh Aginares: […]