Category Archive: Mediterranean

Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella

The recipe shared here is a healthy version of the wildly popular Chicken Marbella recipe created by The Silver Pallet Cookbook author Sheila Lukin’s back in the early 80′s. Apparently after that cookbook came out this dish was popular on the home entertaining scene. I was a new bride back then (okay I’m dating myself here) and our meals …

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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted Eggplant Spread

It’s one of those foods that doesn’t photograph well, but don’t let that stop you from making it. Serve it as an appetizer with whole grain crackers, pita bread, endive or a baguette. Spread it on a sandwich or a wrap. Top a cooked chicken breast or a piece of white fish with a generous …

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Lisa’s Whole Wheat CousCous Salad

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Add some cooked chicken or shrimp and a little feta cheese and you have a complete meal. Delicious! It’s a tabbouleh type salad and you can do all kinds of versions depending on your taste and what veggies you have. Add some olive oil, cilantro or mint, garlic or a little cumin if you wish. …

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Roasted Stuffed Baby Eggplants

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I wouldn’t change a thing. The eggplant was soft but not mushy, the feta cheese, dried cherries and pine nuts were the perfect stuffing. A little drizzle of honey and basalmic vinegar added just the right amount of magic. Our taste buds were happy. Roasted Baby Eggplant with Feta Cheese, Dried Cherries and Pine Nuts …

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Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce

This cool and creamy sauce is delicious with so many Greek dishes like Quick & Easy Turkey Gyros and Chicken Souvlaki. It also make a wonderful appetizer served with pita bread, pita chips or vegetable dippers. Make it ahead and chill it for a couple of hours to let the flavors develop.   Tzatziki Sauce …

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