Recipe Spotlight: A Greek summer feast
As we all reunite with loved ones this summer, it’s the perfect time to dine alfresco at your favorite Greektown restaurant… or host a Greek fest of your own.
For your next dinner party, switch up your typical recipes and try these authentic and easy Greek dishes to wow your guests with fresh Mediterranean flavors!
- Appetizer: Eggplant & Parsley Dip (Melitzanosalata) – This traditional eggplant dip is easy to make and best served with some crusty bread, veggies or pita. It makes for a great starter with a refreshing glass of wine. Recipe from MyGreekDish.com.
- Salad: Watermelon Feta Salad with Mint – A refreshing salad that is perfect for summer. Sweet ripe watermelon combined with feta cheese and fresh mint makes for a sweet-and-salty combination that tastes as good as it looks! Recipe from ToriAvey.com.
- Main Course: Greek Stuffed Tomatoes & Peppers (Gemista) – This fresh and vibrant dish is filled with a variety of veggies, herbs and spices that can be customized to your liking! It’s perfect for big groups and can be made with or without meat. Recipe from MyGreekDish.com.
- Dessert: Lemony Greek Yogurt – Always save room for dessert! Finish your hearty meal off with a sweet, smooth and refreshing treat. This Greek yogurt dessert is made with lemon-based cream and can be topped with dark chocolate, perfect for warm summer days. Recipe from MyGreekDish.com.