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Savors of the Mediterranean: Authentic Greek Lunch Recipe

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Savors of the Mediterranean: Authentic Greek Lunch Recipe

What ingredients are typically used in an authentic Greek lunch recipe?

Savors of the Mediterranean: Authentic Greek Lunch Recipe

Introduction

The Mediterranean diet is known for its health benefits and delicious flavor profiles. This authentic Greek lunch recipe is a perfect example of how simple, fresh ingredients can come together to create a delicious and satisfying meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 pita breads
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together Greek yogurt, lemon juice, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Place the chicken on a baking sheet and brush with olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until cooked through.
  5. Let the chicken cool for a few minutes, then slice it into thin strips.
  6. Warm the pita breads in the oven or on a griddle until toasted.
  7. Top each pita bread with chicken, cucumber, tomato, red onion, and feta cheese. Drizzle with the yogurt sauce.

Enjoy your authentic Greek lunch recipe with family and friends!

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