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Greek Entrees

What's for dinner? Solve the dilemma with one of these flavor-filled main meal dishes.
Stuffed Grape Leaves Casserole

Stuffed Grape Leaves Casserole

If you like stuffed grape leaves, you’ll love this casserole, which has all the flavors of the bite-size appetizers without all the rolling. 

Veg Greek Meatballs in a Fragrant Tomato Sauce with Feta Cheese

Veg Greek Meatballs with Feta Cheese

Seitan and cottage cheese get blended together for veg meatballs that will fool even diehard omnivores. This recipe makes a lot—leftovers are great in sandwiches or can be reheated.

Walnut-Stuffed Eggplant

Walnut-Stuffed Eggplant

These individual-serving entrées can be made ahead, then reheated just before serving. Salting the eggplant before cooking it eliminates any potential bitterness.

Homemade Falafel

Homemade Falafel

If you like the deep-fried chickpea patties in Mediterranean restaurants, you’ll love this lighter version. Pair them with a crisp, slightly fruity rosé or white wine to complement the dried spices in the mix. Serve with chopped lettuce, tomatoes, and warmed pita rounds.

Vegan Moussaka

Vegan Moussaka

Mashed potatoes replace cream sauce and ground lentils replace lamb in a casserole that serves a crowd. If you don't have a deep (3 inches) baking dish, make this in two separate dishes.

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Hummus Pie

This vegan pizza has a Mediterranean flair. A par-baked pizza crust will keep for up to two days in the fridge and up to three months in the freezer.

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Jackfruit Gyros

Pile this spicy jackfruit filling into warmed pitas, and serve with soy yogurt, shredded lettuce, sliced onions and tomatoes, and a dash of hot sauce.

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Baked Ziti with Zucchini, Chickpeas, and Olives

Everyone can enjoy this reliable bake-and-take casserole. It comes together quickly and can be made ahead and reheated. Use panko breadcrumbs, tossed with Italian seasoning, in place of the Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs, if desired.

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Aegean Eggplant with Lentils

The intriguing flavors and textures of Swiss chard—mild, spinach-like leaves and crunchy, slightly sweet stems—work well in this dish, but you can also substitute spinach, kale, or any other leafy green.

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Greek-Style Panini

A couple of cans placed in a saucepan are enough to weigh down these crispy sandwiches as they cook. Or use a countertop grill—a modern must-have for student apartment kitchens.