What are some of the key ingredients involved in a traditional Greek breakfast, as mentioned in the ‘Kickstart Your Day with a Traditional Greek Breakfast Recipe’ article?
Kickstart Your Day with a Traditional Greek Breakfast Recipe
Greece, a country renowned for its rich history, pristine beaches, and of course, its mouthwatering cuisine. One meal that significantly stands out is their breakfast. It’s not your typical cup of coffee and toast, but an array of fresh and hearty foods that will energize you for the day. This recipe will take you to the heart of the Mediterranean with just one bite.
- 4 large free-range eggs
- 1 ripe tomato
- 1 small red onion
- 50g of feta cheese
- 1 bunch of fresh oregano leaves
- 2 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil
- Whole wheat or multigrain bread
- Sea salt to taste
- Ground black pepper to taste
- Crack the eggs into a bowl and beat them lightly with a fork.
- Slice the tomato and onion into thin slices.
- Heat the olive oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
- Add the onions and cook until they are soft and slightly caramelized.
- Add the tomatoes and cook for another minute or two until they become soft.
- Reduce the heat and pour in the beaten eggs. Stir gently with a wooden spoon or spatula.
- When the eggs are almost fully cooked, add the feta cheese and fresh oregano leaves. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve your traditional Greek scrambled eggs or ‘Strapatsada’ on fresh, toasted bread and drizzle some extra olive oil if you like.
That’s it! Breakfast is served Greek-style. This simple, nutritious, and tasty dish makes a scrumptious and power-boosting breakfast. Enjoy this little piece of Greece in the comfort of your own home.
With the fantastic flavours of traditional Greek cuisine, your mornings will never be the same again. This Greek breakfast is not just a representation of Greek culinary art, but it’s also a healthy and nutritious way to kickstart your day. So, go on and give your breakfast a Greek twist, and we’re sure you will be making Strapatsada many more times. Kali orexi!