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Recipe for Greek Quiche from the Island of Rhodes

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This simple dish is reminiscent of a French-style quiche but uses fresh ingredients from the Greek islands. Variations of this recipe originate on the island of Rhodes but can be found throughout Greece.

Recipe for Greek Quiche (Sfougato from Greek Island of Rhodes) Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon Greek olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Greek oregano
  • 4 large eggs, scrambled
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh, chopped Greek herbs such as parsley, dill, or chives

How to Make Quiche from Rhodes:

Pour the olive oil into a deep skillet and set the heat to medium. Let the oil warm for about a minute and then add the onion. Saute until soft, which should take about five minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another minute.

Add the beef and saute for about five minutes, or until the beef is cooked all the way through. Break the beef apart into small pieces using a wooden spoon as it cooks.

Stir in the zucchini, chicken broth, and oregano. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to low. Simmer the mixture for about thirty minutes or until the zucchini is soft.’

Spray a casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Transfer the mixture form the skillet into the casserole dish.

Pour in the eggs, add the feta cheese, and then sprinkle with salt, pepper, and the fresh parsley, dill or chives. Place in the oven and cook until the mixture is set. This should take about 25-30.

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