Fast & Fresh Mediterranean recipes

Cook up healthy dishes with the flavors of Greece, Turkey, and more in 30 minutes or less

Grilled Vegetable Meze Plate

Written by Amy Machnak

Grilled Vegetable Meze Plate

This is a fun way to serve vegetables as an easy and healthful appetizer spread. You could also include some purchased dolmas and baba ghanoush if serving a larger crowd.

Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Meze Plate

Mediterranean Deviled Eggs

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Amy Machnack

Mediterranean Deviled Eggs

Everyone loves deviled eggs, and they're sure to indulge in this twist on the classic.

Recipe: Mediterranean Deviled Eggs

Mediterranean Shrimp Cups

Photo by Ericka McConnell; written by Amy Machnak

Mediterranean Shrimp Cups

Here's a fun way to serve a shrimp as an elegant hors d'oeuvre. It pairs well with a variety of crisp white wines, such as Sauvignon Blanc.

Recipe:  Mediterranean Shrimp Cups

Grilled Chicken Greek Salad

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Amy Machnak

Grilled Chicken Greek Salad

For a faster version of this recipe, shred purchased rotisserie chicken and sprinkle with the spice mixture. It's a simple way to make this a no-cook dinner option.

Recipe: Grilled Chicken Greek Salad

Mediterranean Garden Wraps

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Amy Machnak

Mediterranean Garden Wraps

Revamp that veggie sandwich by rolling it up a lavash. We spread it with a yogurt dressing, but you could also smear some hot sauce in the mix to for a bit of a kick.

Recipe: Mediterranean Garden Wraps

Greek-Style Halibut

Photo by Alex Farnum; written by Amy Machnak

Greek-Style Halibut

The robust flavors of this dish work well with the neutral texture of halibut. You could also use a sustainable sablefish or mahi-mahi. 

Recipe: Greek-Style Halibut

Zaatar and Lemon Grilled Chicken

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Amy Machnak

Zaatar and Lemon Grilled Chicken

The seasoning for this grilled chicken dish are fantastically flavorful and incredibly simple. A few squeezes of the grilled lemon add more depth.

Recipe: Zaatar and Lemon Grilled Chicken

Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Amy Machnak

Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a fantastic sauce to have with a Mediterranean-inspired meal. We suggest making extra so you'll have it ready for another meal later in the week.

Recipe: Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

Lamb Chops with Roasted Salsa

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Amy Machnak

Lamb Chops with Roasted Salsa

Grilled lamb chops are a fast and elegant dinner option. We love the salsa this comes with, but if you're in a hurry, you could also serve it with a side of purchased hummus and black olive tapenade.

Recipe: Lamb Chops with Roasted Salsa

Grilled Lamb and Halloumi Kebabs

Written by Amy Machnak

Grilled Lamb and Halloumi Kebabs

The salty cheese, which grills very well, is a good contrast to ripe summer tomatoes and meaty lamb. It can be served as a dinner entrée or you could assemble the ingredients inside pita halves with a drizzle of yogurt for a sandwich.

Recipe: Grilled Lamb and Halloumi Kebabs

Honeyed Yogurt Dip with Figs

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Amy Machnak

Honeyed Yogurt Dip with Figs

This simple sweet ending is wonderful after a large meal. Any variety of fig will work, but the dip is pretty good with ripe stone fruit, such as peaches and nectarines, too.

Recipe: Honeyed Yogurt Dip with Figs 

Mediterranean Pistachios and Fruits

Photo by Iain Bagwell; written by Amy Machnak

Mediterranean Pistachios and Fruits

Give your morning cereal or yogurt a Mediterranean twist by introducing a nut and fruit mix.

Recipe: Mediterranean Pistachios and Fruits

Printed from:
http://www.sunset.com/food-wine/fast-fresh/quick-mediterranean-recipes-00418000075179/