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Mediterranean Chicken, Feta, and Herb Wrap With Stewed Potatoes

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 2 comments

One-pot Mediterranean chicken offers bright, herbaceous flavor, plus a side of stew-y potatoes on the side. More

Zucchini Pastitsio (Mediterranean Baked Beef and Pasta Casserole)

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

Rich and satisfying, this riff on Vefa Alexiadou's pastitsio is the perfect way to usher in fall. More

Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Tomatoes, Peppers, Feta, and Basil

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

A 30 minute salad of bright Mediterranean summer vegetables tossed together in a light vinaigrette with feta cheese and basil. More

Beet Tzatziki

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

Tzatziki—that cool, creamy sauce-salad of yogurt and cucumbers—has become synonymous with Greek cuisine. And while the Greeks do their fair share of tzatziki eating, it's worth noting that nearly every country in the eastern Mediterranean region boasts their own take on the yogurt-based dish, ranging from soups and salads to sauces and refreshing beverages. Tzatziki (or talattouri or cacık, depending on who you ask) plays a huge role in Eastern Mediterranean fare. More

Mediterranean Flavors: Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 5 comments

Spinach and artichoke dip may have Mediterranean-inspired ingredients, but most of the recipes out there are American through-and-through. Frozen spinach? Thank you, Clarence Birdseye! Mayonnaise, cream cheese, and sour cream? You betcha. It appeals to our love of the hot and gooey, and I'll be the first to say it's great stuff. But I wanted to go a little lighter this time around.This version brings an all-American dip to its imagined Mediterranean roots with fresh spinach and garlic, olive oil and Greek yogurt. More

Dinner Tonight: Charred Eggplant Salad

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger Post a comment

"Somehow, the eggplant comes off with a distinct smoky aroma that you'll swear must have been cooked over charcoal." [Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger] Eggplants always amaze me. They're my favorite vegetable to cook with since they can be manipulated in such... More

Grilling: Pork Souvlaki with Pita and Tzatziki

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 20 comments

Out of all the Greek establishments in my neighborhood, my absolute favorite gyro and souvlaki joint is BZ Grill in Astoria, only two short blocks away. The proximity has left me little reason to cook the staples at home, but... More

Cook the Book: Turkish Yogurt Soup with Mint

Serious Eats Michele Humes 1 comment

Tart and refreshing, today's Cook the Book recipe is Turkey's take on lemony avgolemono. Nancy Harmon Jenkins' yogurt soup with mint starts with the same chicken broth as the Greek favorite, but uses yogurt instead of lemons to deliver tang.... More

Cook the Book: Castilian Garlic Soup

Serious Eats Michele Humes 9 comments

Here's one for the garlic fiends: a soup that uses six whole heads of garlic. Adapted from Nancy Harmon Jenkins' New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Castilian garlic soup is a mellow, saffron-tinted broth with the mingled sweetness of garlic and sherry.... More

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