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Greek Orthodox Fasting Lenten Recipes
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Learn how to cook and prepare some of the most popular fasting and lenten meals and food for Greek Orthodox lent.
Recipe for Greek Style Boiled Greens
In Greece, horta, or boiled greens, are staple foods. People make them in bag batches and keep them in the refrigerator to have on hand. The greens are typically eat...
Recipe for Taramosalata – Greek Style Lenten Fish Roe Salad
Greek Style Lenten Fish Roe Salad (Taramosalata) Recipe Ingredients: 6 -7 slices of stale bread with no crust 7 ounces of salted fish roe 2 tablespoons of grated oni...
Recipe for Greek Style String Beans
This delicious dish made with fresh string beans in olive oil with tomatoes is a tasty vegetable side dish on any Greek table. With good quality Greek olive oil to c...
Recipe for Greek Style Fried Zucchini
When your garden is overflowing with zucchini this fried zucchini recipe is a simple and easy vegetable dish that is great for parties and get-together. Greek Style ...
Recipe for Briami – Greek Style Baked Summer Vegetables
A big pile of colorful, fresh baked summer vegetables that needs hardly any extra seasoning to taste delicious is the perfect dish for any table. Briami, also known ...
Recipe for Dolmades – Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves
Grecian cuisine is heavily influenced by the Middle East thanks to centuries of migrations and invasions. Dolmas (stuffed vegetable) are originally a Middle Eastern ...
Recipe for Vegetable Moussaka
Vegetarian Greek Style Baked Eggplant Ingredients: 2 medium eggplants 1/4 cup olive oil 2 pounds white potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/8 inch thick 1/4 cup breadcrum...
Recipe for Vegetarian Pastitsio
Meatless Greek Style Baked Macaroni Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 pounds ziti or other macaroni 3/4 cup grated kefalotiri cheese 2 1/2 cups Greek tomato...
Recipe for Greek Style Mussels in Rice
Greek Style Mussels in Rice (Midia Pilafi) Recipe Ingredients: Mussels: 2 pounds of cleaned muscles ½ cup oil (Canola or Mazola if fasting) 1 medium onion sliced 1 ...
Recipe for Shrimp Youvetsi – Greek Orzo with Shrimp
Shrimp Youvetsi Ingredients: Mussels: 2 1/2 lbs shrimp 1/4 cup butter (or dairy free butter) 1 large onion sliced 1 sliced carrot 1 green pepper sliced 1 can crus...
Recipe for Karidopita – Vegan Greek Walnut Cake
Karidopita Ingredients: Cake: 1 cup mazola or canola oil 1.5 cups sugar 1.5 cup chopped walnuts 4 cups flour 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup dark raisins 2 cups water...
Recipe for Paximadia – Traditional Greek Biscotti
Paximadia Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups vegetable oil, such as canola oil 2 cups orange juice 2 cups sugar 5 tsp baking powder 3 tsp cinnamon 7 cups flour How to Bake ...
Recipe for Vegan Greek Stuffed Tomatoes (Lenten)
Vegan Greek Style Stuffed Tomato (Yemistes Nhstisimes) Recipe Ingredients: 6 large tomatoes 6 large peppers 4 large potatoes peeled and cut into 6 slices each 2 tsp ...
Recipe for Greek Style Spinach Rice with Tomato
Spanakorizo is a Greek vegetarian dish of spinach and rice that may be eaten warm or cold. It is a favorite during the Lenten period. Greek Style Spinach Rice with T...
Recipe for Lenten and Vegan Orzo in Tomato Sauce
Youvetsi is a traditional Greek stew that is usually made with beef or lamb. This vegan version is great for lenten fasting. Lenten and Vegan Orzo in Tomato Sauce (Y...
Recipe for Greek Style Giant Baked Beans
In most Greek homes, beans are a staple. This dish, appropriately named gigantes, or giants, calls for large lima beans. These are great served warm but also delicio...
Recipe for Halvas Simigdalenios – Semolina Sweet
Halva is one of those desserts that is an important part of Greek cuisine. It’s especially popular during special occasions, but is light enough to be served a...
Recipe for Greek Style Octopus
The octopus is one of the most characteristic motifs of the Grecian “marine style” of design and art, which was invented by the Minoans and was adopted by the My...
Recipe for Greek Style Mussels or Shrimp
Mussels or Shrimp in White Wine Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 5 -6 coarsely chopped chives 2 lbs. steamed and peeled, or 1 lb. shucked mussels or shrimp 1 cu...
Recipe for Fava – Greek Style Yellow Split Pea Puree
Fava is an easy Greek soup to make and its bright yellow color is a pretty addition to any Fall table. It can also be served as an appetizer, mezethes (a Greek versi...
Recipe for Fasolada – Greek Style White Bean Soup
Fasolada, (or sometimes Fasolia meaning beans) is sometimes called the “national food of the Greeks.” White Bean Soup Ingredients:: 1 lb. white beans 1 c...
Recipe for Fakes Soupa – Greek Style Lentil Soup
Fakes (lentils) are a staple in the Greek kitchen. Fakes soupa is traditionally served with a drizzle of olive oil and lots of vinegar to give the lentils extra flav...
Recipe for Greek Style Chickpea Soup
Greek Style Chickpea Soup (Revithia Soupa) Recipe Ingredients: 1 pound dried chickpeas 2 tablespoons baking soda 2 medium onions, chopped 1/2 cup olive oil salt 1 ...
Recipe for Greek Style Zucchini Blossoms Stuffed with Bulgur
Bulgur wheat is found in cuisines around the Middle East, as well as a popular grain in Greek cooking. This delicious stuffed zucchini recipe can be served as either...
Recipe for Greek Style Vegetable Stew with Olive Oil
This robust vegetable stew is great as a main dish for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. Feel free to jazz the recipe up with a few Kalamata olives and beans to mak...
Recipe for Greek Style Okra with Sauce
Bamies me saltsa is a delicious Greek vegetable dish that can be served as the main dish or as a side dish. Greek Style Okra with Sauce Recipe Ingredients: 1 lb. sma...
Recipe for Greek Style Fried Eggplant
Eggplant is a favorite in Greek cooking. This fried eggplant recipe is simple and easy but you can spice it up with your favorite seasonings to make it your own! Gre...
Recipe for Greek Style Peas with Artichokes
This hearty vegetable recipe is popular in Greece during fasting periods. With fresh peas, artichokes, parsley, and tomatoes is a simple vegetarian dish that packs a...
Recipe for Greek Style Stuffed Eggplant
Eggplant is a favorite in Greek cooking and melitzanes me lathi is a classic Greek dish. This eggplant recipe is great as a main dish because it’s incredibly filli...
Recipe for Greek Style Artichokes with Olive Oil
Plaki is Greek term used to describe a dish that is baked in the oven with olive oil and vegetables. This artichoke plaki recipe can be served as a vegetarian stew f...
Recipe for Melitzanosalata – Greek Eggplant Salad
Melitzanosalata is the Grecian version of Baba ghanoush, but eggplant salad dishes can be found in multiple cultures across the world including Argentina, Ethiopia, ...
Recipe for Greek Style Artichoke Salad
Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean and several varieties of artichokes, katos, have been cultivated in Sicily since ancient Greece. The artichoke salad recip...
Recipe for Greek Style Tomato Sauce
Just about every culture has some kind of tomato based sauce, including France, Italy, Mexico, and even India. A simple and easy tomato sauce recipe is something eve...
Recipe for Greek Style Grilled Bell Peppers
Sweet pimiento peppers from Florina, which is part of Macedonia Greece, are so famous they’re called Florina peppers. Roasting and grilling bell peppers adds a...
Recipe for Greek Style Fried Kalamari
Fried squid, kalamari , is a staple in Mediterranean cuisine. It’s fast, it’s easy, and it’s delicious, making it the perfect Greek appetizer for your next din...
Recipe for Tahinopita – Greek Style Tahini Cake
This simple cake is made with tahini, a ground sesame paste with the consistency of peanut butter. It can be served all year long but is especially popular during Ho...
Recipe for Greek Style Stuffed Swiss Chard
In Greece, it is common to stuff sturdy leaves, such as grape leaves and cabbage, with a savory filling. Although this isn’t done often, Swiss chard is a common ch...
Recipe for Greek Style Green Beans With Grape Leaves
Grape vines grow well all over the country and at certain times of the year, they make their way into all kinds of dishes, including this green bean casserole. Greek...
Recipe for Greek Islands Style Eggplant
Eggplants grow bountifully throughout Greece, and this recipe is a fairly common one, especially in the islands. You can use eggplants by themselves or also prepare ...
Recipe for Greek Style Roasted Vegetables
Once you get familiar with this recipe, you can use it to roast any vegetables that you have on hand. Try following it as it is written at least once, though, so you...
Recipe for Greek Style Lentil Salad
Lentils are popular in Greek cuisine. One of the most popular dishes is lentil soup, but lentil salads such as this run a close second. Greek Style Lentil Salad Reci...
Recipe for Greek Style Split Pea Soup
There are a few types of split pea soups in Greek cuisine. This on is hearty and includes aromatic spices, such as cumin. You can substitute coriander for cumin inst...
Recipe for Greek Style Lentil Rice Pilaf
This dish is made in some form all over Greece. This version of it is perfumed with spices such as coriander, cinnamon, and allspice. This is perfect to serve as the...
Recipe for Greek Style Leeks
This recipe for leeks is so common throughout Greece that the dish is called “Klassika Prassa”, or leeks prepared in the “classic” way. It is...
Greek Islands Style Mixed Greens Salad
Greens grow all over Greece at different times of the year. This salad tastes best when the greens listed are in season. Greek Islands Style Mixed Greens Salad Recip...
Recipe for Greek Style Shrimp Pilaf
Shrimp can be commonly found throughout Greece, and it is a popular seafood to cook. Recipes like this are cooked throughout the country. Greek Style Shrimp Pilaf Re...
Recipe for Greek Style Summer Bean Salad
Beans, such as navy beans, are commonly found in Greek cooking. Bean salads such as this can be found all over Greece in the summer when plenty of fresh vegetables a...
Recipe for Greek Style Aromatic Giant Beans
Legumes such as these giant beans are common throughout Greece. This version contains aromatic spices such as coriander, which gives this dish its aromatic flavor. G...
Recipe for Vegan Greek Style Stuffed Grape Leaves
There are a lot of variations to the classic stuffed grape leaves recipe that can be found throughout Greece. This one is a vegan version of it that is finished with...
Recipe for Greek Style Pickled Cucumbers
In Greece, pickling is a great way to preserve the harvest, and pickling cucumbers is a particular favorite. Use the freshest cucumbers you can find. Greek Style Pic...
Recipe for Greek Tomato Salad With Arugula
Sure, the beloved salad that includes tomatoes, cucumbers, feta, and olives remains the most popular salad in Greece. However, other salads can be found, as well, de...