What are some essential ingredients for a traditional Greek dinner at home?
Greek cuisine is known for its fresh and flavorful ingredients. From tangy feta cheese to juicy tomatoes and earthy olives, Greek food is a feast for the senses. In this recipe, we’ll show you how to make a perfect Greek dinner at home that is sure to satisfy your craving for something delicious and exotic.
- 1 lb lamb chops
- 2 cups Greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
- 2 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped
- 1/2 cup red onion, diced
- 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
- 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Season lamb chops with salt and pepper on both sides. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes until cooked through.
- In a small bowl, mix together Greek yogurt, crumbled feta cheese, minced garlic, chopped Kalamata olives, and fresh oregano. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- In a large bowl, mix together diced red onion, diced cucumber, halved cherry tomatoes, lemon juice, and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Once the lamb chops are done, serve them with the Greek yogurt mixture on top and the tomato-cucumber salad on the side. Enjoy!