Recipes From Cuisine: Greek

Baklava

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Most Americans associate baklava with Greek cuisine since baklava is on the dessert menu at many Greek-American restaurants. Baklava, like marzipan, originated in the Middle East and eventually made its way to Europe. There are hundreds of recipes for baklava, this recipe is my favorite and popular with my friends. At ...

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Fillo Pudding Tart

Fillo Shells (phyllo)


Whether you spell if filo, fillo, or phyllo, this paper thin, crisp versatile dough can be used for sweet or savory recipes.  These, light, crispy, fillo shells look elegant, are very easy to make, and have about 45 calories for a large 3.5″ (88 mm) diameter shell. You can make ...

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Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe


This Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe is a simple, healthier alternative to mayonnaise based prepared and homemade macaroni salads. Variations Substitute canned or fresh tuna or salmon, cooked crab or lobster for the grilled chicken. Add to taste fresh or dried dill, thyme, oregano or dried Italian seasoning. ...

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Homemade Cucumber Dip

Cucumber Yogurt Dip, Dressing or Condiment

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Cucumber Yogurt Dip, Dressing or Condiment is a spicy Indian Raita or Greek style dip for potato or tortilla chips, fresh vegetables like carrot, celery, cauliflower, broccoli and peppers or sauce to accompany spicy Indian foods, a replacement for tartar sauce, mayonnaise, or salad dressing. This simple recipe has hundreds ...

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Homemade Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup


Split Pea Soup is one of the most popular soups eaten around the world. Split soup is low calorie and high in fiber and protein. One 12-ounce serving provides 13 grams of fiber and 19 grams of protein for only 200 calories. Split Pea Soup can be creamy or chunky depending ...

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Homemade Pita Chips

Baked Pita Chips


Pita chips made with whole wheat or multi-grain pita bread is a high fiber alternative to potato chips with up to 30% less calories per 1-ounce serving. Serve pita chips with hummus or a variety of dips. Related Recipes Hummus Cucumber Dip

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Moussaka Meal

Moussaka

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Traditional Greek Moussaka is made with fresh ground lamb, eggplant, and potatoes or with eggplant only. This Moussaka recipe uses eggplants only. Lamb is popular in Greece, Italy, and the Middle east, but not as popular in the United States. For this recipe, you can substitute beef, chicken, or turkey ...

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