Mediterranean Cuisine

Mediterranean cuisine combines food cultures from an array of countries located around the Mediterranean sea. These regions often share the use of the same products, herbs, spices and cooking methods. Traditional food recipes from Italy, Spain, Greece and Southern France that share common ingredients are listed in this section of general Mediterranean recipes and cuisines. More country specific recipes can be found in those country cuisine sections.

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Cream cheese stuffed mini peppers

Cream cheese stuffed mini peppers

Cream cheese stuffed mini peppers are a vibrant and delicious appetizer. Sweet mini bell peppers are stuffed with a rich and savory creamy filling and are then baked in the oven until the peppers are soft and tender and the cheese golden brown and bubbly. These...

Roasted tomato soup

Roasted tomato soup

Roasted tomato soup is a classic comfort food dish that is so easy to make and bursting with flavor. Combined with fragrant onions, garlic and olive oil, the tomatoes are first slowly roasted in the oven after which they are blended into a velvety puree then simmered...

Roasted Brussels sprouts with balsamic vinegar

Roasted Brussels sprouts with balsamic vinegar

These crispy oven roasted Brussels sprouts with balsamic vinegar are the perfect side dish when you want to serve an explosion of flavors with minimal effort. A great make-ahead meal to serve for a weeknight dinner or for the festive holiday season. The Brussels...

Roasted red pepper hummus

Roasted red pepper hummus

This homemade roasted red pepper hummus recipe is creamy, vibrant and full of smoky, sweet and bold flavors. An irresistible Mediterranean dip that is easy to make and comes together in just 10 minutes. Serve as a luscious appetizer with crackers, pita chips or fresh...

Sweet potato soup with chorizo

Sweet potato soup with chorizo

Sweet potato soup is a vibrant and velvety smooth soup full of comforting flavors. Topped with crispy chorizo, this rich, silky bowl of warm goodness is bursting with layers of taste, all made with minimal effort. While blending, the soup is thickened by its own purée...

Sautéed garlic green beans with thyme

Sautéed garlic green beans with thyme

This sautéed garlic green beans recipe is a quick and uncomplicated side dish to prepare. The beans are cooked in olive oil with garlic and a pinch of fresh thyme, bringing out their tender crispiness. The best part of this green beans recipe is you can make it ahead...

Lemon baked whiting with roasted vegetables

Lemon baked whiting with roasted vegetables

This lemon baked whiting recipe is a delicious and easy sheet pan dinner recipe. Baked with a colourful medley of Mediterranean vegetables, this lemon whiting recipe can be served with baked or roasted potatoes or rice for a complete and satisfying meal bursting with...

Creamy pumpkin stew with spinach

Creamy pumpkin stew with spinach

This creamy pumpkin stew with spinach is a delicious one-pot meal packed with vegetables cooked to perfection in a broth. Fork-tender pumpkin, wilted spinach and mild zucchini are stewed with aromatics and warm spices which are then thickened with Greek yoghurt...

Eggplant soup with roasted chickpeas

Eggplant soup with roasted chickpeas

This eggplant soup recipe is rich, silky-smooth and creamy, but without adding any cream. An easy, simple to prepare, make-ahead lunch or appetizer meal. With just a handful of ingredients, this eggplant or aubergine soup is bursting with comforting sweet and smoky...

Chicken stuffed peppers with feta

Chicken stuffed peppers with feta

These chicken stuffed peppers are a delicious and vibrant meal bursting with bold Mediterranean flavours. Succulent roasted bell peppers are generously stuffed with tender chicken pieces, fragrant spices, juicy tomatoes and tangy feta cheese after which they are...

Sautéed green beans and tomatoes

Sautéed green beans and tomatoes

This sautéed green beans and tomatoes recipe is a quick and easy side dish to prepare. Crisp, tender green beans are sautéed in olive oil and tossed with juicy cherry tomatoes, sweet onions and fresh thyme. Ready in only 20 minutes, this green beans side dish pairs...

Carrot and red lentil soup

Carrot and red lentil soup

This carrot and red lentil soup recipe is a heartwarming and healthy bowl of comfort food. It is an easy to prepare soup cooked with fragrant warm spices and tasty aromatics. This nutritious red lentil recipe is high in fibre, rich in vitamins, low in calories and...

Stuffed peppers with ground beef

Stuffed peppers with ground beef

This stuffed peppers with ground beef recipe is such an easy to prepare dish full of Mediterranean flavours. It is the perfect comfort food everyone will love. The sweet and colourful bell peppers are filled with savoury ground beef, onions, zucchini and mix of...

Grilled chicken wraps with mango and spicy mayo

Grilled chicken wraps with mango and spicy mayo

Mango chicken wraps are great for an easy lunch or as a quick dinner and will become your new family favourite. These wraps are loaded with grilled chicken strips, sweet mango, crunchy cucumbers and juicy tomatoes. Served with fresh cilantro and a dollop of homemade...

Grilled calamari with lemon and cilantro

Grilled calamari with lemon and cilantro

Grilled calamari with lemon and cilantro is one of those famously uncomplicated Mediterranean dishes. A simple and humble appetizer with pure flavors that just breathes vacation, beach and sunshine. This grilled calamari recipe is first marinated in Mediterranean...

Mashed sweet potatoes with feta cheese

Mashed sweet potatoes with feta cheese

Mashed sweet potatoes with feta cheese combines sweet and salty into a delightful and tasty side dish. It is a hearty and comforting meal which is very easy to make for a weeknight dinner, but is also elegant enough to serve as a festive side dish. Sweet potatoes are...

Grilled persimmon salad with feta cheese

Grilled persimmon salad with feta cheese

You'll just love this grilled persimmon salad recipe with tomatoes, mixed greens and feta cheese tossed in a rich and creamy tahini mustard dressing. It's a vibrant, healthy autumn or fall salad recipe which is perfect to use up all those deliciously sweet persimmons....

Grilled halloumi salad with sweet potato

Grilled halloumi salad with sweet potato

This Mediterranean halloumi salad recipe features pan-grilled halloumi cheese and roasted sweet potatoes tossed in a tangy tahini dressing. This vibrant gourmet salad is so easy to make for a healthy lunch or light dinner meal. Add your favourite salad toppings to...

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