What are some traditional Greek dishes that are typically served at a dinner feast?
If you’re looking for a flavorful and satisfying dinner, why not try a Greek feast? Greek cuisine features bright flavors and fresh ingredients that combine to create a meal that will please your senses and leave you feeling satisfied. Below, we’ll share a recipe for a delicious Greek dinner that’s sure to become a favorite in your home.
Roasted Garlic Hummus
This creamy hummus is a perfect starter for your Greek feast. Serve with pita or vegetable crudités for a healthy and delicious snack.
|1 head of garlic||Preheat your oven to 375F. Cut off the top of the garlic head to expose the cloves, drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil and roast for 30-40 minutes.|
|2 cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed||In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, roasted garlic, 1/4 cup of olive oil, 1/4 cup of tahini, 1/4 cup of lemon juice, 1 tsp of cumin, and 1/2 tsp of salt. Blend until smooth, adding water if necessary to thin to your desired consistency. Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of paprika.|
|1/4 cup of olive oil|
|1/4 cup of tahini|
|1/4 cup of lemon juice|
|1 tsp of cumin|
|1/2 tsp of salt|
This refreshing and colorful salad is a classic in Greek cuisine. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your main course, or enjoy it as a light lunch.
|2 ripe tomatoes, chopped||In a large bowl, combine the chopped tomatoes, 1 sliced cucumber, 1 sliced red onion, and 1 sliced green pepper. Add 1/2 cup of kalamata olives and 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese. In a small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar, 1/2 cup of olive oil, 1 tsp of dried oregano, 1 tsp of salt, and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Pour over the salad and toss to coat. Serve chilled.|
|1 cucumber, sliced|
|1 red onion, sliced|
|1 green pepper, sliced|
|1/2 cup of kalamata olives|
|1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese|
|1/4 cup of red wine vinegar|
|1/2 cup of olive oil|
|1 tsp of dried oregano|
|1 tsp of salt|
This creamy and tangy sauce is a staple in Greek cuisine. Serve it on your main course, use it as a dip for vegetables, or spread it on a pita.
|1 cucumber, peeled and grated||In a medium bowl, combine the grated cucumber, 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt, 2 minced garlic cloves, 1 tbsp of olive oil, and 1 tbsp of chopped fresh dill. Mix well and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.|
|1 cup of plain Greek yogurt|
|2 garlic cloves, minced|
|1 tbsp of olive oil|
|1 tbsp of chopped fresh dill|
|Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste|
This hearty and flavorful dish is a staple in Greek cuisine. It’s a layered casserole