What are the key ingredients for a mouth-watering Greek feast?
If you’re looking for a tasty and healthy dinner idea, this Greek feast is the perfect choice. With an array of flavorful dishes, you’ll get to experience the vibrancy of Greek cuisine without leaving your home. From rich tzatziki dip to succulent lamb souvlaki, this authentic menu is sure to impress your family and friends.
- 1 lb ground lamb
- 2 cups Greek yogurt
- 1 large cucumber, grated
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1/2 tsp dried basil
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 lb cherry tomatoes
- 1 large red onion, cut into wedges
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/2 cup pita bread, warmed
- Mix together Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, minced garlic, lemon juice, and dried oregano.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
- In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried basil, salt, and black pepper.
- Add cherry tomatoes, red onion wedges, and Kalamata olives to the bowl.
- Toss everything together until vegetables are coated in the dressing.
- Top with fresh parsley, mint, and crumbled feta cheese.
- Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread ground lamb onto skewers.
- Grill the skewers for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fully cooked.
- Serve lamb souvlaki with warmed pita bread and tzatziki dip.