Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Chicken with Sweet Red Peppers – Kotopoulo me Kokkines Piperies

In Greek: κοτόπουλο με κόκκινες πιπεριές, pronounced koh-TOH-poo-loh meh KOH-kee-nes pee-peh-ree-YES This stovetop dish is easy to make, and the combination of tastes is fabulous. Chicken is stewed with sweet red peppers (bell, or corno di toro), white wine, and olive oil. It’s an economical dish and looks beautiful on the table. Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes […]

Meatballs in Sauce with Peppers – Keftethakia me Piperies

In Greek: κεφτεδάκια με πιπεριές, say: kef-teh-THAHK-yah meh pee-peh-ree-YES The meatballs in this recipe for Meatballs in Sauce with Peppers aren’t just made with ground beef (hamburger meat)… they include eggplant! A fabulous tomato sauce with red and green peppers adds to the delightful taste combination. Serve with rice. The recipe serves 6-8. Ingredients: FOR […]

Hot Peppers – Kafteres piperies

Greek name and pronunciation: kafteres piperies, καυτερές πιπεριές, pronounced kahf-ter-ES pee-peh-reeYES At the market: Hot peppers are available in a variety of forms – fresh, dried, coarsely ground, flaked, and powdered. They come in a range of colors and sizes. Physical characteristics: The size, shape and color of hot peppers depends upon the variety and […]

Roasted Peppers Meze

 This is a popular mezé, or appetizer, in Greek cuisine, usually enjoyed with a slowly sipped drink before dinner. Ingredients: 10 peppers, cut in half, stem and seeds removed (have a combination of colors, such as red, green, yellow or orange) 1 head garlic, split in half horizontally, no need to peel it, but remove the excess skin […]