What are the traditional ingredients used in vegan souvlaki?
Going Greek: Discover Delicious Vegan Souvlaki in this Traditional Recipe
Greek food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world, but it’s not always vegan-friendly. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the delicious flavors of Greece as a vegan. In fact, one of the most popular Greek dishes, souvlaki, can easily be made vegan without sacrificing taste or tradition. In this recipe, we’ll show you how to make mouth-watering vegan souvlaki that will transport you straight to the Greek islands.
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
- 1 large eggplant, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 large red pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 large green pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 large onion, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 8 wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- Thread the eggplant, red pepper, green pepper, and onion onto the wooden skewers, alternating the vegetables.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Brush the marinade over the skewers, making sure to coat all the vegetables.
- Place the skewers on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes, turning once, until the vegetables are tender and slightly charred.
- Serve hot with some vegan tzatziki sauce and pita bread.
Now that you know how to make delicious vegan souvlaki, you can enjoy the taste of Greece any time you want. Plus, this dish is perfect for summer barbecues or as a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Give it a try, and you won’t be disappointed!