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Unleash the Flavors of Greece with this Delicious Greek Dinner Recipe

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Unleash the Flavors of Greece with this Delicious Greek Dinner Recipe

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Unleash the Flavors of Greece with this Delicious Greek Dinner Recipe

About This Recipe

If you’re looking for a hearty and satisfying dinner that’s packed with flavor, look no further than this Greek-inspired recipe. With its combination of fresh herbs, tangy feta cheese, and juicy grilled chicken, this dish is a true taste of the Mediterranean. Whether you’re cooking for a special occasion or just want to whip up a delicious meal for your family, this recipe is sure to please.

Greek Salad

Greek Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 head of lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, cucumber, red onion, tomato, olives, and feta cheese.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

Greek Chicken Gyros

Greek Chicken Gyros

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breast, sliced into strips
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 pitas
  • 1/2 cup tzatziki sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken in the marinade and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Remove the chicken from the marinade and grill for 5-7 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
  5. Warm the pitas on the grill for a few seconds per side.
  6. Assemble the gyros by placing a pita on a plate and topping with chicken, tzatziki sauce, tomato, cucumber, and red onion. Fold in half and enjoy!

Baklava

Baklava

Ingredients

  • 1 lb phyllo dough
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the walnuts, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Brush a 9×13 inch baking dish with some melted butter.
  4. Place a sheet of phyllo dough in the dish and brush with butter. Repeat with 7 more sheets of phyllo.
  5. Sprinkle a layer of the walnut mixture over the phyllo. Repeat with 3 more layers of phyllo and walnut mixture.
  6. Top with a final layer of phyllo, brushing each sheet with butter.
  7. Cut the baklava into diamonds or squares, being careful not to cut all the way through to the bottom.
  8. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until golden brown.
  9. While the baklava is baking, combine the honey and water in a saucepan and heat until simmering.
  10. When the baklava is done, pour the hot honey mixture over the top. Let cool before serving.

Thank you for trying out this delicious Greek dinner recipe. We hope you enjoyed it and that it brought a little bit of the Mediterranean into your home. If you have any comments or questions, please leave them in the section below.

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