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Mediterranean flavours using core ingredients, including feta cheese and tender lamb.

Lamb kleftiko

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(3 ratings)
Seal a leg of lamb in a parcel then roast it long and slow with garlic, lemon and herbs, and potatoes to soak up the delicious juices
5 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Greek lamb with potatoes & olives

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(23 ratings)
Entertain the easy way with this quick-to-prepare rustic one-pot - just serve with crusty bread
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy

Lamb burgers with tzatziki

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(2 ratings)
Homemade burgers are always a winner - try this low-calorie, Greek spin with cucumber and mint yogurt and spicy patties
40 minutes
Easy

Griddled chicken with quinoa Greek salad

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(7 ratings)
A light dish of grilled chicken fillets and authentic salad with Kalamata olives, feta cheese, tomato and mint
20 minutes
Easy

Greek lamb & macaroni bake

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(12 ratings)
A cross between moussaka and macaroni cheese, this thrifty Mediterranean pasta bake makes for a hearty meal
1 hour and 35 minutes
Easy

Greek beans with seared lamb

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(6 ratings)
Braise butter beans or 'gigantes' with tomatoes, onion and garlic and serve with tender lamb fillet and crumbled feta cheese
35 minutes
Easy

Marinated feta in thyme & chilli oil

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Pack salty Greek cheese into jars with olive oil, thyme, tomatoes, artichokes and olives - mop up the goodness with bread
10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Barbecued Greek lamb with tzatziki

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(1 ratings)
Follow our step-by-step guide to butterflying a leg of lamb, prepare with Greek flavours and roast or BBQ
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Lamb kebabs & Greek salad

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(3 ratings)
Skewer your meat and griddle to your preference and serve with a healthy salad of tomatoes, olives and feta
30 minutes
Easy

Spiced feta with watermelon salsa

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Treat this salty Greek cheese a little differently by coating a chunk with cumin and coriander, then serving with a light and fruity salsa
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Gigantes plaki

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(33 ratings)
Satisfying and superhealthy, enjoy at room temperature as part of a meze, or on top of toasted sourdough
2 hours and 20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Greek roast lamb

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(34 ratings)
If Spring is in the air you don't want to be slaving over a hot oven, so make the most of seasonal lamb the easy way with this lazy roast
2 hours
Easy

Greek lamb with orzo

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(117 ratings)
Entertaining doesn't have to equal stress, this spruced up one-pot is perfect for people with little time for preparation
2 hours and 55 minutes
Moderately easy

Greek pasta salad

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(19 ratings)
For a fresh idea with pasta, try Greek salad
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Crispy Greek-style pie

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(205 ratings)
A crispy pie that you can adapt for your needs, add chicken or keep it veggie. A good fail-safe for your repertoire
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Greek lamb tray bake

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(51 ratings)
Give the family a taste of the Med with this satisfying one-pan lamb dish
55 minutes
Easy

Greek salad omelette

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(31 ratings)
A quick and healthy supper
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Honey yogurt cheesecake

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(3 ratings)
Bring a touch of Mediterranean magic to your table with this no-fuss bake that can be made ahead
1 hour and 55 minutes
Easy

Must-make moussaka

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(64 ratings)
An easy version of the classic Greek dish moussaka, cheesy and comforting...
30 minutes
Easy

Lentil & lamb moussaka

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(10 ratings)
More lentils, less mince is the key to this low-cost family meal
55 minutes
Easy

Greek-style lamb with lemon & thyme

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(4 ratings)
Marinate lamb chops in a zesty mixture for 15 minutes, then coat with yogurt and grill over the coals
40 minutes
Easy

Stuffed tomatoes with lamb mince, dill & rice

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(14 ratings)
These juicy tomatoes improve in flavour if cooked the day before you serve them. You can easily make them veggie too
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

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