Best Authentic Mediterranean Recipes to Try in 2023
Dec 20, 2022
Looking to add a bit of Mediterranean to your eating plan? Mediterranean food has it all: flavor, heartiness, healthfulness and sustainability. With this list I offer the Best Authentic Mediterranean Recipes of the year!
You can find ideas for breakfast, mains, salads, soups and desserts
Top Mediterranean Recipes
This list came about based on the top recipes readers have made including older and newer recipes. Classic such as Greek spinach rice, Spanakopita (spinach pie) and saganaki (fried cheese) are always favorites but there is so much more.
So, if you interred in adding new recipes this year, look no further! And if you are interested in following a true Mediterranean diet and getting all the benefits it has to offer (physical and emotional), look no further, you are at the right place!
Also check out this Mediterranean Crete Cookbook
Best Authentic Mediterranean Recipes to try in 2023
Mediterranean Feta Toast
This delicious Mediterranean toast makes the perfect savory breakfast! Topped with refreshing and tangy whipped feta, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, kalamata olives and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.
Get the recipe here
>> Mediterranean Feta Toast
Pan Con Tomate Recipe-Spanish Breakfast Toast
Pan Con Tomate Recipe is a traditional Spanish toast that is delicious! Crunchy toasted bread is rubbed with garlic, topped with ripe juicy tomato, and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil making the perfect snack!
Get the recipe here >> Pan Con Tomate Recipe-Spanish Breakfast Toast
Baked Eggs with Spinach and Feta
The perfectly balanced breakfast: An egg sunny side up over a bed of spinach lightly sautéed in olive oil and sprinkled with feta. This dish is so easy and filling, you won’t be hungry for hours.
Get the recipe here >> Baked Eggs with Spinach and Feta
Get this authentic recipe for this comforting and delicious Greek chicken-rice soup, avgolemono soup. Rice and chicken are enriched with the rich and creamy lemon-egg sauce.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
Greek Creamy Mushroom Soup
This hearty traditional Greek mushroom soup is packed with greens and flavored with a delicious lemon-tahini sauce.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Mushroom Soup
Greek Potato Salad
This Mediterranean Potato Salad is a refreshing salad filled with tender potatoes, fresh herbs, onions and a simple citrusy dressing
Get the recipe here >>
Greek Potato Salad
This classic arugula parmesan salad is full of delicious ingredients that complement each other: spicy arugula pairs with nutty and salty parmesan and sweet sundried tomatoes. The salad is finished with a sprinkle of pine nuts and a balsamic-honey vinaigrette.
Get the recipe here >> Arugula-Parmesan Salad
Mediterranean Lentil and Sweet Potato Salad
This Mediterranean lentil salad will become a staple! Lentils green lentils, crunchy cucumber, sweet red bell pepper, onion, herbs, and a simple lemon dressing
Get the recipe here >> Mediterranean Lentil Salad
Shaved Brussels Salad
This is one of my most favorite salads. 7 Ingredients and you got this delicious shaved Brussel sprout salad. Perfect for greek Meal and delish for lunch or dinner salad
Get the recipe here >> Shaved Brussels Salad
Whole wheat spaghetti
This Greek pasta dish is bursting with flavor: Whole wheat spaghetti with Meat Sauce is made with luscious ground beef and tomato sauce, along with cheese-coated spaghetti.
Get the recipe here >> The Whole Wheat Spaghetti
Greek Orzo with Feta and Tomato
his delicious and comforting recipe is perfect! Creamy and silky warm orzo pasta cooked to perfection with tomato and topped with tangy feta.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Orzo with Feta and Tomato
Baked Pasta with Butternut Squash Ricotta Sauce
The most comforting fall and winter pasta full of Mediterranean flavors: Butternut squash comes together with ricotta cheese to make a delicious creamy sauce in this delicious pasta dish.
Get the recipe here >> Baked Pasta with Butternut Squash Ricotta Sauce
Greek Lemon Rice-Rizi Lemonato
The authentic recipe for the famous Greek rice. Delicious to eat on its own or as a side. This Greek lemon rice is cooked with sauteed onion in olive oil, vegetable broth and finished with plenty of fresh lemon.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Lemon Rice
Best Homemade Pita Bread
Authentic, homemade pita bread. Enjoy your own soft, light, and delicious pita bread, warm straight out of the oven with this foolproof recipe.
Get the recipe here >> Best Homemade Pita Bread
Parmesan Garlic Knots
Delicious and fluffy garlic knots dipped in olive oil and parmesan for an extra savory flavor. With step by step instructions!
Get the recipe here >> Parmesan Garlic Knots
Greek Roast Lamb
The ultimate Authentic Greek Roast Lamb step by step recipe: Succulent lamb roasted to perfection along with mouthwatering roasted potatoes.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Roast Lamb
Greek Chicken Cooked in Tomato-Kotopoulo Kokkinisto
A Classic Greek Favorite: Chicken stewed until tender in a rich and flavorful tomato sauce.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Chicken Cooked in Tomato-Kotopoulo Kokkinisto
Mediterranean Garlic and Herb Crusted Roasted Sardines
Simply delicious roasted sardines with a garlic herb crust – you can practically eat them with your hands.
Get the recipe here >> Mediterranean Garlic and Herb Crusted Roasted Sardines
Greek Custard Pie – Galatopita
A crustless flavorful and light custard pie. An easy to make to dessert.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Custard Pie – Galatopita
Italian Lemon and Ricotta Cookies
These traditional Italian ricotta and lemon cookies are fragrant with a delicate lemon flavor and a soft texture on the inside and do not contain butter or oil.
Get the recipe here >> Italian Lemon and Ricotta Cookies
Syrupy Walnut Phyllo Rolls – Baklava
If you love baklava, you can make this easy, vegan, healthier version at home. Walnuts wrapped in phyllo and drizzled with syrup is a perfect dessert any time of the day.
Get the recipe here >> Syrupy Walnut Phyllo Rolls – Baklava
Top Veggie Recipes
Greek Green Beans-Fasolakia Lathera
The original recipe for Greek green beans – smooth and velvety green beans with potatoes stewed in tomato, herbs and olive oil. They will melt in your mouth! Perfect as a main course or a side. And they are vegan and gluten free.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Green Beans-Fasolakia Lathera
Greek Spinach and Rice – Spanakorizo
Spanakorizo: A traditional Greek rice and spinach dish that will become a winter comfort food, thanks to its wonderful flavor and texture. Soft and creamy, served with plenty of lemon juice, a bit of olive oil and of course feta.
Get the recipe here >> Greek Spinach and Rice – Spanakorizo
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