Mouth-Watering Greek Dinner Delights – Orektiko

Feast like the Gods: ​Mouth-Watering Greek Dinner Delights

What types ​of traditional Greek ‌dishes are⁤ typically served at ⁣a Feast like the Gods dinner?

Greek cuisine is renowned ⁢for its ⁤bold flavors and fresh ingredients. From ⁤classic‌ moussaka to succulent lamb‍ dishes, ⁤Greek food is truly a ⁤feast for the senses. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply ⁣want to ‌impress your family with‌ an epic meal, these mouth-watering‍ Greek⁣ dinner delights are sure to leave everyone satisfied and impressed.

Horiatiki (Greek Salad)

Greek Salad

3⁤ ripe tomatoes, choppedMix the chopped tomatoes, cucumber, onion, ⁣olives, and feta cheese in ​a bowl.
1‌ cucumber, choppedIn a separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine⁢ vinegar, garlic, oregano, ⁢and ​salt ​and pepper to make the dressing.
1/2 red⁣ onion, thinly slicedPour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
1/2 cup⁢ black olives, pittedTop with extra feta cheese and serve immediately.
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp red wine‍ vinegar
1 clove garlic, ⁣minced
1 tsp dried oregano
Salt and pepper, to taste



2 eggplants, thinly slicedPreheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). ‍Line a baking‍ sheet with parchment paper and lay the⁣ eggplant slices‍ out in a‌ single layer. ‍Drizzle with olive oil‍ and bake for ⁤20 minutes, or until soft and golden​ brown.
1 lb ground lambIn a large skillet over⁣ medium-high heat, cook the‍ ground‌ lamb ‌until browned ‍and cooked through. Drain any excess fat⁣ and set aside.
1 ⁣onion, finely choppedIn⁣ the same skillet, cook the ‍onion⁢ until ⁤softened. Add the‍ garlic, oregano,⁢ and cinnamon and‍ cook for‍ another minute.
2 garlic cloves, mincedAdd the canned tomatoes and cook for ⁣10-15 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
1 tsp dried oreganoIn a separate bowl, whisk together‍ the eggs and milk.
1/2 tsp cinnamonTo assemble the moussaka, layer ⁣half of⁤ the eggplant slices in the bottom​ of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Top with the​ ground‍ lamb mixture,⁤ then add ​another layer of eggplant slices. ​Pour the egg and milk mixture over the top and sprinkle with grated⁣ cheese.
1 can diced tomatoesBake for⁤ 45-50 minutes, ‌or until the top is golden brown and the egg mixture is set.⁢ Allow⁤ to cool‌ for ⁢10-15 ⁤minutes before slicing and serving.
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup milk
1 cup grated cheese

Lemon Roasted ⁤Potatoes

Lemon Roasted Potatoes

2 lbs baby potatoes, halvedPreheat the oven ⁤to ⁣400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
1/4 ‍cup olive oilIn a large bowl, toss ⁣the potatoes ⁤with the olive oil, ‌garlic, oregano, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Spread ​the potatoes out in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
4 garlic cloves, ‍mincedBake for 30-35 minutes, or ⁣until⁢ the potatoes are tender and golden‍ brown.
1 tsp dried oregano
Zest of 1 lemon
Juice of ⁣1 lemon
Salt​ and pepper, to taste



1 lb phyllo doughPreheat⁣ the oven to 350°F (180°C).⁢ Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
1 lb chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds, or pistachios)In a large bowl, ‌mix⁢ together the nuts, cinnamon, and⁣ sugar.
1 tsp ground cinnamonCut the phyllo dough‍ to ​fit⁢ the⁢ size of the ⁢baking dish. Cover the dough ​with a damp towel to prevent⁢ it from drying ⁣out.
1 ⁣cup unsalted butter,⁤ meltedPlace one layer ​of phyllo in the ⁣bottom of the baking dish⁤ and brush with melted butter. Add another layer of⁣ phyllo and repeat, brushing each layer with ‍butter.
1 cup ​sugarSprinkle ⁢half of the nut mixture‌ evenly over the dough. Add another layer⁤ of phyllo​ and repeat, brushing each layer with‌ butter‍ and‍ adding ‌the remaining nut mixture.
1 cup ‍waterFinish with a final layer of phyllo, brushing each layer with butter.​ Cut into diamond shapes And bake for 50-60 minutes, or until golden brown.
1 cup honeyIn⁤ the meantime,​ combine the⁢ honey and water in a ‌small⁣ saucepan and bring‍ to a boil.⁣ Reduce the heat and let simmer for 10 minutes.
1 tsp ⁢vanilla extractRemove from⁤ heat and stir in vanilla extract. Allow ⁣the baklava ⁢to cool for ‍15-20‍ minutes and pour the⁢ syrup over ‌the top.

With these delicious Greek⁢ dinner recipes, ⁢you can wow ‍your guests and delight your taste buds. Bring the warmth and freshness of Greek cuisine to your dinner table and‌ savor every ⁤bite.

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