Mediterranean

Mediterranean

Vegetables

Vegetables

Dice the onion and mince the garlic. Sauté both in a large pot with olive oil over medium heat until softened
Mediterranean White Bean Salad

Mediterranean White Bean Salad

Drain and rinse the beans. Rinse the parsley and chop it fairly fine but do not mince (see photo below)
Pita Bread

Pita Bread

In a small bowl combine the warm water, sugar and yeast. Stir to dissolve and let sit for 5 minutes or until a foam develops on top
Mediterranean Quesadillas

Mediterranean Quesadillas

Thaw the frozen spinach and then place in a colander. Press the spinach against the sides of the colander to squeeze out as much moisture as possible
Spinach Pie

Spinach Pie

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Dice the onion into small pieces and mince the garlic. Cook both in a small skillet with 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat until soft and transparent (about five minutes)
Kale & Pasta Salad

Kale & Pasta Salad

Pull the kale leaves from the woody stems and tear them into small, bite sized pieces. Place the torn kale in a colander and rinse well with cool water
Greek Marinated Chicken

Greek Marinated Chicken

To make the marinade, combine the yogurt, olive oil, minced garlic, oregano, salt, and some freshly cracked pepper in a bowl
Mujaddara

Mujaddara

Thinly slice the onions and add them to a large pot with the olive oil. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently for one hour, or until they are deeply golden brown, sticky, and caramelized
Oven Roasted Greek Stuffed Pitas

Oven Roasted Greek Stuffed Pitas

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Slice the red onion and bell pepper. Cut the eggplant and tomatoes into one-inch chunks
Falafel Salad

Falafel Salad

To make the dressing, smash the garlic cloves under the blade of a knife or roughly chop them. Add the garlic, tahini, water, lemon juice, cumin, cayenne, and salt to a blender
Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

Mince the garlic and add it to a large deep skillet along with the olive oil. Cook over medium-low heat for 1-2 minutes, or just until soft and fragrant
Smoky White Bean Shakshuka

Smoky White Bean Shakshuka

Mince the garlic and finely dice the onion. Cook both in a large deep skillet with olive oil over medium heat until the onions are soft and transparent (about 5 minutes)
Greek Chicken Pasta Salad

Greek Chicken Pasta Salad

Use a zester, microplane, or small-holed cheese grater to remove the zest from the lemon. Set the zest aside
Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

Fill a large pot with water for the pasta and season with salt. Place a lid on the pot and bring it up to a boil over high heat
Creamy Lemon Dill Greek Pasta Salad

Creamy Lemon Dill Greek Pasta Salad

Prepare the dressing first so the flavors have time to blend. Use a zester or small-holed cheese grater to remove the zest from the lemon
Marinated Lentil Salad

Marinated Lentil Salad

Cook the lentils according to the package directions. For most brown lentils, bring 3 cups of water to boil in a pot, add the lentils, then continue to boil for 20 minutes, or until the lentils are tender
Antipasto Mix

Antipasto Mix

Drain the roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts and black olives and put them all together in a large bowl
Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Wash and slice the mushrooms and mince the garlic. In a skillet, heat 1 Tbsp of olive oil and saute the mushrooms and garlic until the mushrooms are tender
Pesto Stuffed Shells

Pesto Stuffed Shells

In a bowl, mix together the ricotta, mozzarella, pesto and the egg (the egg keeps the filling from getting too runny when cooked)
Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

Wash the eggplant and slice into ½ inch thick rounds. Place it in a colander, sprinkle with 1 Tbsp of salt, toss to coat and let sit for about 45 minutes
Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

Fill a large pot with water (about ⅔ full) and bring to a rolling boil. Cook the pasta according to the package directions (boil 5-7 minutes or until al dente)
Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Get a large pot of water boiling with a dash of salt. When it comes to a full boil, add the lasagna noodles and cook until al dente (soft but not soggy… about 12-15 minutes)