Greek Shrimp Saganaki recipe with Feta cheese (Garides Saganaki)

Greek Shrimp Saganaki recipe with Feta cheese (Garides Saganaki)

Serves: 4

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Country-style Greek Potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni)

Country-style Greek Potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni)

Serves: 4

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Greek Spinach and Rice recipe (Spanakorizo)

Greek Spinach and Rice recipe (Spanakorizo)

Serves: 4-5

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Serves: 30 pieces

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Leading up to the Great Easter Sunday is the traditional 40 day lent, during which meat and dairy products are substituted with plentiful amounts of vegetables, fish and seafood. Browse through my handpicked collection of tasty, healthy Easter Lent recipes and discover a new treat for you to enjoy every day of the week!



Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

Serves: 8-10

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Juicy, healthy and bursting with fresh and vibrant colors and flavors! Gemista (which in Greek means ‘filled with’) is a traditional recipe for Greek stuffed tomatoes and/or other vegetables that are baked in a herby tomato-based sauce, until soft and nicely browned. Feel free to experiment with the stuffing, with different types of herbs and varying amount of spices. Your imagination is your limit with this amazing Greek dish!

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