13 Greek-Inspired Dinner Recipes to Whip Up on Weeknights

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.)

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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.

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Greek Moussaka

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.

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Pork Souvlaki With Lemon Rice

You’ll want to put this olive oil, lemon and oregano marinade on everything.

Greek Zucchini Fritters

The vegan appetizer of our dreams.

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Greek Chicken Power Bowls

One bite and you’ll feel like Superwoman.

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Baklava Pie

Serve the slices with forks and skip the whole sticky-finger thing.

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