Vegetarian recipes and info

Category - Greek Recipes

Not all Greek food is safe for vegetarians “as is.” Here is a collection of original and adapted vegetarian Greek recipes, including Greek salad, spanakopita, egg lemon soup, and mushroom/seitan moussaka.

Almond Feta

Vegan feta cheeseTangy vegan cheese that can be cut into soft cubes and placed on top of salad or spread on crackers.


AlmondettaThis creamy, feta-style cheese made from almonds is firm enough to cut and crumble.


BouyourdiI love Greek restaurants, but somehow I’d never tasted or even heard of bouyourdi before actually going to Greece. Now I eat this combination of roasted peppers, tomatoes, and feta every week.

Breaded Eggplant and Zucchini

Breaded eggplant and zucchiniLight and crunchy slices of eggplant and zucchini make a wonderful summer dish.

Egg Lemon Soup

This interesting, lemony soup is traditional in Greek cuisine. Serve with Greek salad, hummus, and spanakopita for a veggie Greek meal.

Greek Lasagna

A light, vegan lasagna made with artichokes, eggplant, and lemons.

Greek Salad

Kalamata olives and feta cheese really spice up this otherwise simple salad.


Hummus recipeHummus, or houmous, is an Eastern Mediterranean dip, very common in Lebanon, Egypt, and a number of other countries. A heavenly blend of chick peas, garlic…

Mediterranean Harvest

Mediterranean HarvestThe Mediterranean region is famous for its delicious and healthy, olive oil-based cuisine. With more than 500 recipes, Martha Rose Shulman’s wonderful Mediterranean Harvest cookbook includes a huge variety of dishes from Spain, France, Italy, Greece, and the Middle East.

Pita Bread

This pocket bread, popular in Greece, Lebanon, and many Arab countries, is great for filled sandwiches or with dips.

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