5 Favorite Greek Dishes

Enjoy simple and healthful Mediterranean cuisine from the comfort of your own home.

  • 5 to Try: Greek Basics

    5 to Try: Greek Basics

    This salad features traditional ingredients: creamy feta cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes, and peppers. If you're used to vinegar-based Greek salads, this version–with the added brightness of fresh lemon juice–will be a delightful change.

    Recipe: Greek Salad

  • Avgolemono

    Avgolemono

    This refreshing soup is found all over Greece. Made with lemon and egg yolk, it's simple and delicious. Add chicken and rice for the heartier version featured here.

    Recipe: Avgolemono

  • Grilled Leg of Lamb with Mint Gremolata

    Grilled Leg of Lamb with Mint Gremolata

    To cook lamb, Greek chefs add lots of fresh herbs and garlic and cook it until the lamb is tender and succulent. This recipe is simple and will definitely be a crowd-pleaser.

    Recipe: Grilled Leg of Lamb with Mint Gremolata

  • Moussaka

    Lamb Moussaka

    This hearty comfort dish is reminiscent of lasagna, layering eggplant, ground lamb or beef, and creamy white sauce–all baked to perfection. Recipe: Lamb Moussaka

  • Greek-Style Yogurt with Honey and Walnuts

    Greek-Style Yogurt with Honey and Walnuts

    Greek yogurt is a bit thicker and tangier than most Americans are used to. Jazz it up with honey and walnuts, or use whatever fruit is in season. Either way, it's a great healthy dessert alternative.

    Recipe: Greek-Style Yogurt with Honey and Walnuts

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