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Opa! Indulge in These Delicious Greek Dinner Delights

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Opa! Indulge in These Delicious Greek Dinner Delights

What are some traditional Greek dishes that can be found at a Greek dinner?

Opa! Indulge in These Delicious Greek Dinner Delights

Welcome to the World of Greek Cuisine!

Get ready to savor the Mediterranean flavors of Greece with these scrumptious dinner delights. From slow-cooked lamb to crispy spanakopita, these recipes are guaranteed to transport you to the land of the gods and make your taste buds happy.

Slow-cooked lamb

Slow-cooked Lamb with Lemon and Oregano

If you’re looking for a juicy and flavorful dish that will impress your guests, this slow-cooked lamb with lemon and oregano is the way to go. The lamb is marinated in a mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano for an hour before being slow-cooked in the oven for three hours until tender and succulent. Serve it with a side of roasted potatoes or a Greek salad for a complete meal.

  • 2 lb boneless lamb shoulder
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 lemon, sliced

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Spanakopita

Spanakopita (Spinach and Feta Pie)

If you’re looking for a vegetarian option that’s both healthy and tasty, look no further than spanakopita. This spinach and feta pie is made with layers of phyllo dough filled with a mixture of spinach, feta cheese, onions, and herbs. It’s a perfect dish for a light dinner or a brunch and can be served hot or cold.

  • 1 lb spinach, washed and chopped
  • 1/2 lb feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8-10 phyllo dough sheets
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

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Greek Salad

Greek Salad

No Greek meal is complete without a traditional Greek salad. This salad is a perfect balance of sweet and savory with ripe tomatoes, chopped cucumbers, red onions, Kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese. It’s dressed with a simple vinaigrette of olive oil, lemon juice, and dried oregano that brings out the flavors of the vegetables.

  • 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper

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Baklava

Baklava

To end your Greek dinner on a sweet note, try baklava. This flaky pastry is made with layers of phyllo dough filled with chopped walnuts, cinnamon, and sugar, and drizzled with a spiced honey syrup. It’s a crowd-pleaser and perfect for special occasions.

  • 1 lb phyllo dough sheets
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick

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We hope you enjoy these delicious Greek dinner delights. Don’t forget to serve them with a glass of ouzo, the traditional Greek liquor, for an authentic experience. Opa!

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