Traditionally Greeks will avoid animal products for over 200 days a year. Here at our home, we try going meatless as well and no one is complaining because there is so much to choose from.
If you are following a Greek-Mediterranean diet, you shouldn’t have trouble eating low on the food chain since there are so many vegan and vegetarian recipes. I’ve chosen 5 traditional Greek vegan recipes from across the country that will not disappoint.
A traditional Greek rice and spinach dish that will become a staple, thanks to its flavor. Click here for recipe.
This delicious yet simple lentil dish is a Greek classic all year round, a kids favorite! Click here for recipe.
Soft and sweet roasted onions and tomatoes that have melted together on top of a crunchy olive oil crust. The secret to this delicious, cheese-free, Greek pizza? It’s in the name. Click here for recipe.
These chickpeas could be considered falafel’s seductive cousin. Flavorful chickpea-tomato patties drenched in intense tomato sauce. Click here for recipe.
Think zucchini is boring? Think again. Try this Greek-Cretan recipe: zucchini roasted with tomato, garlic and olive oil and you’ll change your mind. Click here for recipe.
SAVE FOR LATER AND PIN IT!
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