Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Reddened Rooster Stew with Potatoes – Kokoras Kokkinistos

In Greek: κόκορας κοκκινιστός, pronounced KOH-koh-rahs koh-kee-nee-STOHS In this recipe, the meat is browned (or “reddened” in Greek) before stewing. The classic combination of cloves and cinnamon give this a unique Greek flavor. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes Ingredients: 3 1/2 – 4 1/2 pound rooster, cut in pieces 1 cup of […]

Moshari Kokkinisto: Reddened Beef Stew

In Greek: μοσχάρι κοκκινιστό, pronounced mohs-HAH-ree koh-kee-nee-STOH Kokkinisto is a way of cooking, and translates as “reddened.” It means that the meat is browned before adding to a stew made with a tomato-base sauce, and almost all types of meat can be cooked this way. Favorites are beef, lamb, and rooster. Cook Time: 2 hours Total Time: 2 hours Ingredients: […]

Moshari Kokkinisto me Araka: Beef Stew with Peas

In Greek: μοσχάρι με αρακά, pronounced mohs-HAH-ree meh ah-rah-KAH One of the many favorite stews in a red sauce (kokkinisto), this is a delicious one-pot meal. Pressure cooking the meat produces tender results, even from less expensive cuts. Add a slice of feta cheese on the side and some crusty country bread, and it’s a […]

Agriogourouno Kokkinisto: Wild Boar in Red Sauce

In Greek: αγριογούρουνο κοκκινιστό pronounced ah-ghree-oh-GHOO-roo-no koh-kee-nee-STOH Wild boar meat is generally lean and, once soaked to remove the gamy flavor, is delicious – and can be very tender. I’ve made this dish many, many times, and each time, I’m surprised by how wonderful boar meat tastes in this variation of a traditional tomato-and-oil-based (kokkinisto) […]

Braised beef with rice

Kokkinisto me ryzi INGREDIENTS 6 portions of beef 1 medium dry onion 2 large tomatoes (mashed) 1/2 cup wine, red wine 1/2 glass, water olive oil some cloves (powder), some cinnamon (powder) Salt and pepper METHOD In a saucepan add some olive oil to heat and sauté onion until golden brown. Add the portions of […]

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, […]