Tag Archives: Greek

Vegetarian Greek Moussaka (with Chickpeas, Lentils, and Mushrooms)

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy, legumes.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free.   Consider this one of the Greek dishes I didn’t get around to making, back in my Greek Month (February 2020).  I am still in love with the best of the savory … Continue reading

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Papoutsakia: Greek Stuffed Eggplant / Aubergine

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy, wheat, gluten.      Until I was surfing around in Pinterest, I had no idea that this dish is a “thing”.  Being as I’m a sucker for stuffing food with other foods, here we go! https://30daysofgreekfood.com/greek-stuffed-eggplant-papoutsakia/    … Continue reading

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Greek Broiled Eel with Ladolemono Dressing

Contains:  Fish.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, Whole30.   I find my eel once a year down at a ShopRite back in Connecticut – they sell it for Christmastime to a largely-Italian patronage who will consume it for Christmas Eve.  I … Continue reading

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Revithosoupa: Greek Chickpea Soup, Vegetarian

Contains:  Legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free. Yes, another soup… Warming notes for winter. I made mild adaptations to the following recipe (namely, the addition of celery, and the halving of the recipe.  I also omitted the bay leaf … Continue reading

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Avgolemono Soup: Greek Lemon, Egg & Chicken, with Orzo

Contains:  Gluten, wheat, egg.  Is:  Yet another Greek recipe… I reviewed several recipes, and worked off of ideas from all of these: https://www.realgreekrecipes.com/no-fail-avgolemono-soup/ https://www.dimitrasdishes.com/greek-chicken-avgolemono-soup-lemony-chicken-and-orzo-soup/ https://www.seriouseats.com/2018/04/how-to-make-greek-avgolemono-chicken-soup.html The book by Micheal Psilakis, How to Roast a Lamb Psilakis has been a wonderful … Continue reading

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Puff Pastry Greek-Style Scallop Appetizers and Mini-Pie

Contains:  Shellfish, wheat, gluten, optional nightshade.  Is:  A recipe for Fish Friday Foodies.   This continues my Greek month.  I am taking a couple of liberties on this dish (so this one is Greek-inspired, rather than full-fledged Greek).  But I … Continue reading

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Greek Omelet with Spinach and Olives

Contains:  Eggs, dairy.  Is:  Quick and easy, simple vegetarian option, nightshade-free.   The Second Recipe of a personal Greek Month. You can eat this by itself, or have a side of toasted pita and/or Greek salad.  See the previous recipe … Continue reading

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Greek Bronzini Skillet Dish – Whole30

Contains:  Fish, nightshades.  Is: Paleo, Whole30, quick and easy.   #FishFridayFoodies. Another recipe for Whole30 month.  It’s also intended for Fish Friday Foodies, which has a theme of Mediterranean seafood dishes this month.  Since I’ve been wanting to do Greek … Continue reading

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Greek Lamb Kofta, Grilled

Contains: Potentially, dairy as a topping.  Is:  Paleo, Whole30 (if you leave off the yogurt, or use coconut yogurt), quick and easy.   I have some ground lamb left from a half-lamb I purchased some months back.  While I had … Continue reading

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Greek Grilled Lamb Heart with Crispy & Shaved Fennel Salad

The Greek name for this dish is:  Kardia Arniou Stin Schara Kai Marathosalata.   Contains: Offal, dairy. Is: Quick and easy. Recipe source:  Michael Psilaktis’s book, How to Roast a Lamb: New Greek Classic Cooking.  Page 146. I made this … Continue reading

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