12 Greek-Inspired Vegetarian Recipes Perfect for Any Meal

Greek Stuffed Eggplant

Travel to the Mediterranean with these Greek-inspired vegetarian recipes. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, classic ingredients like feta, tomatoes and olives make these dishes delicious. These recipes are packed with hearty vegetables like eggplant and portobellos and use eggs for a boost of protein. Recipes like Greek Stuffed Eggplant and Greek Muffin-Tin Omelets with Feta & Peppers are healthy, tasty and highlight a great cuisine.

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Greek Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Greek Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms

A mixture of tomatoes, spinach, feta, olives and fresh oregano gives portobellos a Mediterranean vibe in this healthy stuffed mushroom recipe. Serve these along with chicken, fish or tofu as a super-satisfying side dish, or add a hearty salad and make them the centerpiece of a vegetarian dinner. Source: EatingWell.com, July 2019

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Greek Revival Salad

Jamie Vespa

This attractive, full-bodied dish celebrates the Greek flavors of feta, black olives and plenty of oregano.

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Greek Orzo Stuffed Peppers


We steam brightly colored bell peppers in the microwave to save time and then stuff them with orzo, spinach and feta. This basic recipe will work with almost any filling--try substituting different types of cheese, herbs or beans. Serve with whole-wheat pita bread and cucumber salad. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2009

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Greek Stuffed Eggplant


This Greek-inspired stuffed eggplant is filled with veggies and flavors of the Mediterranean. The dish is easy to pull together and the addition of cumin gives it a sweet, earthy note. Source: EatingWell.com, May 2020

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Greek Salad with Edamame


Edamame adds protein to the classic Greek salad: romaine, tomatoes, cucumber, feta and olives. Serve with toasted pita brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with dried oregano or za'atar. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September 2019

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Greek Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini


These vegetarian stuffed zucchinis are perfectly tender and fresh with the flavors of the Mediterranean. Olives and feta cheese deliver a nice salty bite, while quinoa adds a nutty flavor, along with protein and fiber. Source: EatingWell.com, May 2020

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Greek Pasta Salad


This quick, healthy Greek pasta salad recipe is tossed with all the elements of a Greek salad--plus chickpeas for added protein. This pasta salad holds well in the refrigerator or a cooler and tastes even better as the pasta absorbs the tomato-infused vinaigrette. Serve with pita chips.

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Greek Muffin-Tin Omelets with Feta & Peppers

Greek Muffin-Tin-Omelets With Feta and Peppers on white plate

These Greek-inspired baked mini omelets are the perfect breakfasts on the go. Mix the batter the night before, and they'll be ready to bake in the morning. Once they're baked, you can keep these tasty omelet muffins in your fridge or freezer for future meals. Double score! Source: EatingWell.com, December 2019

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Greek Salad Nachos

Greek Salad Nachos

This vegetarian nacho recipe is a fun combination of two favorites--nachos and Greek salad. It uses whole-grain pita chips instead of the tortilla chips used in traditional nacho recipes, and it's loaded with the classic fresh vegetables in Greek salad as well as creamy hummus and salty feta cheese. And it doesn't even need the oven! Easily doubled, this makes a great appetizer or light dinner. Source: EatingWell.com, November 2017

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Hummus & Greek Salad


Tomatoes, cucumber, red onion and feta top arugula in this quick Greek salad. Served with whole-wheat pita and prepared hummus, it makes a filling, yet healthy lunch. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2017

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Piled-High Greek Vegetable Pitas


The bright, fresh flavors of the Mediterranean come alive in these easy vegetarian pitas. Give yourself enough time to make the roasted vegetables called for in the recipe--or make them a day or two in advance for a healthy meal that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. These pitas would also work well with whatever leftover cooked veggies you have on hand. No need to warm the roasted veggies up; this recipe tastes great chilled or at room temperature. Source: What to Eat with Diabetes 2019

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Falafel Pita Sandwiches with Tzatziki

Falafel Pita Sandwiches with Tzatziki

This delightful vegetarian sandwich boasts tons of flavor from the yogurt sauce and quick-pickled veggies, and it's only 400 calories! You can make the pickled vegetables, falafel mixture and tzatziki sauce ahead of time for easy meal-prep lunches or dinner later in the week. Source: EatingWell.com, October 2018

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