Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Greek Marinated Leg Of Lamb

This is a classic Greek style rotisserie leg of lamb. A great meal for any occasion or holiday, such as Easter. This leg of lamb is so good you’ll want to celebrate Tuesday with it. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 2 hours Total Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes Yield: Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients: 3 pound leg of lamb, boned and tied […]

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: […]

Lamb Stew with Green Beans (Pressure Cooker)

In Greek: αρνί με φασολάκια, pronounced ahr-NEE meh fah-soh-LAHK-yah One of the favorite pressure cooker stew recipes, leg of lamb (bone in or boneless) is stewed with tomatoes, potatoes, and green beans. This recipe can also be made using traditional cooking methods. Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Ingredients: 4 pounds of leg of lamb, bone in (or […]

Oregano and honey glazed lamb

Note: In Greece lambs are small and one can never buy just the leg, which is usually sold together with some of the ribs, so 2.5kg were barely enough for 4 people. In other countries where you can buy larger animals, that amount of meat will be too much for just for people, so adjust […]

Lamb with Quince – Arni me Kythoni

In Greek: αρνί με κυδώνι, pronounced ahr-NEE meh kee-THOH-nee This recipe dates from the Middle Ages, and quince are a favorite cooked fruit on the island of Crete. The lamb and quinces are cooked separately first, and then stewed together to meld the tastes. Prep Time: 45 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 3/4 pounds […]