5 Easy Greek Recipes For Beginner Chefs

Greek cuisine is beloved by many for its unique flavors, versatility, and the fact that you can make a lot with healthy, fresh, and organic ingredients. Here at Yoleni’s Providence, we provide authentic Greek ingredients that customers can enjoy and cook with. Visit our online store for more information & get some cooking/kitchen inspiration below!

Spanakopita: A Healthy Greek Spinach Dish

Spanakopita

Spanakopita is one of the most well-known Greek foods and for good reasons. The combination of buttery phyllo with a delicious blend of spinach, onions, spices and feta cheese makes a great meal, side, or snack. Here in America, vegetables like Spinach or broccoli are often treated like non-starters as far as cooking goes. But even if you think you don’t like spinach, spanakopita might just change your mind! Fresh spinach, authentic feta cheese, onions and some pre-made phyllo make a delicious food that the whole family will enjoy. 

Tzatziki Sauce: A Delicious Greek Dip

a plate of pita bread next to tzatziki sauce

If you have ever enjoyed a delicious Greek gyro sandwich and wondered what that unique flavor was, it was probably the tzatziki sauce. This mix of cucumbers, greek yogurt, sour cream, fresh herbs, and seasonings adds a delicious flavor. Whether you are dipping pita bread into your sauce as a snack or enjoying it on a sandwich, this is a quick recipe that can be used in a lot of ways. Best of all, compared to other sauces you can make, fresh tzatziki is healthy and delicious!

Arni Me Fassolakia - Warm & Hearty Greek Stew

Nothing warms the soul like a stew on a cold or rainy day. Here in the northeast rainy days & cold weather are not hard to find throughout the year. Arni me fassolakia is a delicious lamb stew. Like many stews, most of the work is in the prep as you gather ingredients including your lamb, potatoes, tomatoes, herbs, & spices. Once you have your ingredients you can let them cook and simmer for hours as the flavors combine and make a truly delicious dish! 

Souvlaki - Greek Pork Skewers

Nothing warms the soul like a stew on a cold or rainy day. Here in the northeast rainy days & cold weather are not hard to find throughout the year. Arni me fassolakia is a delicious lamb stew. Like many stews, most of the work is in the prep as you gather ingredients including your lamb, potatoes, tomatoes, herbs, & spices. 

Kotopoulo Skorthato - Greek Lemon Chicken

If you are looking for a delicious lemon chicken dish, consider making kotopoulo skorthato. This dish combines the flavors of lemon and garlic with a delicious chicken. The chicken can be prepared in a variety of ways, but one of the most traditional options is to slow roast the chicken. This dish is served with potatoes, and traditional Greek herbs and seasonings. 

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