Raise your hand if you’re bored with your current dinner lineup. This week, put on My Big Fat Greek Wedding, yell “opa!” and cook one of these quick and easy Greek-inspired dinner recipes instead. (Best of all, they’re part of the Mediterranean Diet, so they’re scientifically proven to boost your mood, too.)
13 Greek-Inspired Dinner Recipes to Whip Up on Weeknights
Greek Turkey Burgers With Tzatziki Sauce
Any excuse for a cookout.
Aka spinach pie. It’s flaky, cheesy, crunchy and surprisingly easy to make at home.
Greek Lemon Garlic Chicken Salad
Don’t skimp on the garlicky tzatziki sauce.
Eggplant and beef might sound like an unlikely pair, but they’re a match made in heaven.
Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
Save it for a rainy day.
Turkey Meatball Gyro With Tzatziki
It’s all about the whole-wheat flatbread.
Greek Wedge Salad
If you have 20 minutes, you can make this speedy side salad.
Ina Garten’s Pastitsio
If the Barefoot Contessa makes it for Jeffrey, you know it’s good.
Pork Souvlaki With Lemon Rice
You’ll want to put this olive oil, lemon and oregano marinade on everything.
Make extra and eat 'em for lunch the next morning.
Greek Zucchini Fritters
The vegan appetizer of our dreams.
Serve the slices with forks and skip the whole sticky-finger thing.