Greek food is full of amazing and satisfying mediterranean flavors and nourishing ingredients that will leave your taste buds and your body happy! These comforting and delicious dishes that we’ve gathered from our Food Monster App will make you want to immediately hop on a plane and fly to Greece. For now, enjoy these amazing dishes at home while planning your next vacation!
1. Briam: Greek Oven-Baked Roasted, Herbed Vegetables
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French cuisine has Ratatouille, Italian cuisine has Caponata, Spanish cuisine has Pisto, and Greek cuisine has this, Briam. Briám (some call it Briami) is a traditional Greek dish of oven baked/roasted mixed vegetables made with potatoes, aubergine, zucchini and tomatoes in olive oil seasoned with aromatic herbs. Check out this Briam: Greek Oven-Baked Roasted, Herbed Vegetables from Raymund Macaalay.
2. Healthy Greek Broccoli Salad With Creamy Cashew Dressing
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Want to add a bit of variety to your salads – try this recipe out. This Healthy Greek Broccoli Salad With Creamy Cashew Dressing from Taylor Kiser combines crunchy broccoli, crisp cucumbers, and cherry tomatoes and tosses everything in a creamy cashew dressing that is super healthy. Lunch just got a little more interesting!
3. Tsoureki: Greek Pumpkin Sweetbread
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This traditionally dairy-free sweet bread (tsoureki) was made during the winter months when eggs and butter were less available, using Autumn harvested pumpkins. Greek sweetbreads are most often braided and have a moist, denser crumb than regular table bread as well as being just slightly sweet. This Tsoureki: Greek Pumpkin Sweetbread from Kiki Vagianos is especially flavorful and amazing all on its own or slathered with your favorite jam.
4. Greek Style Oven Fries
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The difference between an okay basket of fries and an amazing one is all in the seasoning. These Greek Style Oven Fries from Cruelty Free Family are sprinkled with fresh dill, lemon, oregano, parsley, paprika, and plenty of garlic. Served with creamy and flavorful tzatziki, these fries are a delicious change to the typical ketchup, mustard combo.
5. Feta and Olive Greek Pizza
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All of the ingredients in this Greek and Italian fusion Feta and Olive Greek Pizza from Sweet, Savory, and Free get along so well. The olives, onions, spinach, feta, and cherry tomatoes get all aromatic and spicy with the oregano and red pepper flakes. They sit together so comfortable and cozy in the chewy and crisp crust. It was meant to be all along.
6. Greek Salad With Tofu Feta
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7. Greek Pita Bread
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8. Greek Spinach and Orzo Soup
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This healthy Greek Spinach and Orzo Soup from Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez is warm, soothing, and makes a delicious dinner that is tangy and bursting with lemon flavor. It is pleasantly and lightly filling, and ideal for when you need a break from rich, hearty dishes and indulgent sweets. This colorful Mediterranean recipe is so simple to prepare!
9. Bougatsa: Greek Breakfast Cake
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Bougatsa is a semi-sweet breakfast cake that originated in Greece. This dense, hearty Bougatsa: Greek Breakfast Cake from Lenia Patsi is perfumed with cinnamon and fresh orange zest that make it the perfect way to start your mornings out. Plus, it’s simple and quick to make.
10. Greek Fava Spread
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Mashed yellow lentils topped with red onion and a generous splash of olive oil makes a wonderful appetizer. Fava was meant to be shared with a friend. This Greek Fava Spread from Johanne Rosenthal is super simple yet incredibly delicious. It’s simplicity makes it versatile, so you can enjoy it as a dip, spread it onto sandwiches, or even eat it by the spoonful if you like!
11. Vasilopita: Traditional Greek New Years Cake
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This Vasilopita: Traditional Greek New Years Cake from Lenia Patsi is a delicious, moist, orangey, and an awesome brunch dish. The tart-sweetness of the orange combined with walnut flavor makes for a satisfying treat you are sure to enjoy!
12. Greek Cauliflower Steaks
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Cauliflower is on of those incredible foods that can do anything – make it into rice, a pizza crust, or an essential addition to a curry or pasta. However, it also does quite well standing on its own as an entree and these Greek Cauliflower Steaks from Gabrielle St. Claire highlight the vegetable’s star power. The simple, roasted cauliflower is augmented by a creamy dill and lemon sauce and served on a bed of rice.
13. Greek Orange Cake
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This perfumed orange cake is the perfect way to finish off a warm summer evening. The light bite of citrus from the orange peels is offset by the orange flesh and clove to make a flavorful experience that is refined and simple all at the same time. This Greek Orange Cake from Lenia Patsi is best served cold, with a black cup of coffee along side it.
14. Greek Gyros With Tzatziki
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A plant-based version of the traditional Greek Gyros, with a creamy tzatziki on the side that compliments the dish perfectly! You’ll have a new favorite recipe with these Greek Gyros With Tzatziki from Stephanie Davies.
15. Greek Roasted Garlic Skillet Bread
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This traditional Greek Roasted Garlic Skillet Bread from Kiki Vagianos has a hearty golden brown crust that’s flecked with salt and inside it’s soft, moist, and delicious. The roasted garlicky goodness is perfectly distributed in each bite of this beautiful loaf of bread– it’s perfection.
Need more mediterranean recipes? Check out 15 Vegan Italian Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water and our Spanish Recipes Archives! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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