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Vegetarian

Imam Bayildi (Eggplants Stuffed with Tomatoes and Onions)

Imam Bayildi (Eggplants Stuffed with Tomatoes and Onions)

As the story goes, Imam Bayildi got its name from when an imam (a Muslim priest) fainted immediately upon eating this dish because it was so tasty. Wherever the name came from, it’s rich and impressive in taste…

Koulourakia with Cadbury Eggs

Koulourakia with Cadbury Eggs

A few years ago as I was doing my pre Greek Easter grocery shopping, I walked down the candy aisle and noticed how much Easter candy had gone on sale. Koulourakia (Greek Easter/butter cookies) were on my to do list that week and…

Kritharaki (Orzo in Tomato Sauce)

Kritharaki (Orzo in Tomato Sauce)

Kritharaki has the aromatic smell of sautéed onions and garlic, a decadent tomato sauce spiced with oregano and cinnamon, and finishes with the addition of stirred in orzo that is cooked low and slow in the sauce…

Meatless “Meat” Sauce

Meatless “Meat” Sauce

To make a vegetarian version of the beloved kima (Greek meat sauce), simply swap ground meat for mushrooms and chickpeas. The vegetables make a hearty texture, creating a meatless “meat” sauce. My brother, who thinks…

Lahanorizo (Cabbage and Rice)

Lahanorizo (Cabbage and Rice)

Get a large amount of vegetables in just one dish with Lahanorizo (la-ha-NOH-ree-zoh), a healthy meal made in just one pot. Lahanorizo, meaning cabbage and rice, perfectly melds together with…

Arakas Latheros (Pea and Potato Stew)

Arakas Latheros (Pea and Potato Stew)

Arakas latheros (pea stew) is a Mediterranean staple with peas prepared in rich tomato sauce, herbs, carrots and potatoes. Arakas latheros is healthy, flavorful and simple as it is delicious.

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