Top 10 Greek Pantry Items for Your Home

by Mary Papoulias-Platis

This is my Top 10 Greek Pantry Items that will help you create dishes for your friends and family. With these staples you can make just about anything ”Greek” and with a few recipes on hand you are ready to go.  Of course you’ll need to add your protein, fresh vegetables, and staples like bread, milk, flour, and herbs.

To help you, I’ve included recipe posts for you to choose from in which I used these staples, so you can begin your journey in cooking. Just keep in mind a recipe is there to guide you so you may add your unique touch. Use your fresh herbs such as oregano, parsley, and dill. They add a great addition to any Greek recipe. And I try and find orange orange for my pastries, since citrus is so important in the Greek Diet. If you can’t find it, any honey will do.

Top 10 Greek Pantry Items

  1. Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  2. Canned tomatoes, sauce, whole tomatoes, paste
  3. Lentils, bulgur, rice
  4. Gigantes beans,white beans, garbanzo
  5. Red Wine Vinegar
  6. Potatoes
  7. Onions
  8. Honey
  9. Walnuts, almonds
  10. Wine: Red, White, Ouzo, Brandy

And to help you out here are a few of my favorite recipes from my blog.

Spinach and Rice  – Spanakorizo

Scrambled Eggs with Tomato and Feta

Bean Soup – Fasoulada

Greek Village Salad

Greek Yogurt Sauce

Marinated Chicken Kabobs

Greek Meatballs

Greek Skillet Potatoes

Chickpea Salad

Baked Fish with Tomatoes

Hoping  your family enjoys these recipes as much as we do.

Kalo Arexi! (Good Appetite!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 Cara

Yum – these are some of my favorite ingredients!

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