Greek Main Dish Recipes

Make your favorite Greek dishes at home - with 190+ trusted recipes for moussaka, souvlakia, pastitsio, and more.

Staff Picks

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 1202
A one-pan recipe for crispy, tender, and oh-so-tasty chicken and potatoes.

Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers (Yemista)

Rating: 4.5 stars 16
This is my favorite! The best time to make it is in August when the garden tomatoes are ready for harvest. Hothouse tomatoes are just not the same. My mom made this every year, and when she did, I thought I died and went to heaven. Enjoy!

Moussaka

Rating: 4.5 stars 663
Layers of eggplant baked in ground beef sauce topped with creamy béchamel.
By PEGGY AYSCUE

Mediterranean Stuffed Swordfish

Rating: 4.5 stars 67
This swordfish steak stuffed with spinach and feta cheese can be grilled or broiled.

Grecian Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.5 stars 457
Lean and tender, pork tenderloins are perfect for the grill. This zesty marinade makes tenderloins even more tender than they already are.
By Allrecipes Member

Greek Style Garlic Chicken Breast

Rating: 4.5 stars 327
This recipe was passed down through my family for years. If you're looking for a great tasting, tender chicken breast, this is what you're looking for - Greek style.
By Allrecipes Member

Arakas Latheros (Greek Peas with Tomato and Dill)

Rating: 4.5 stars 13
Peas are normally considered a side dish, but in Greece it is common to eat a plate full of vegetables as a main course. This traditional way of cooking peas is so satisfying and healthy, it will most certainly become a favorite. Serve with crusty bread and feta for the ultimate meal!

Greek Chicken Skewers

Rating: 4.5 stars 18
Greek-inspired chicken skewers with lots of flavor! Marinade is also wonderful on grilled vegetables.

Grilled Greek Chicken

Rating: 5 stars 80
The secret to this simple grilled chicken is a very powerful marinade and 'roasting' it slowly over semi-indirect heat on the grill.

Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)

Rating: 4.5 stars 859
Our authentic Greek spanakopita pie pairs flaky phyllo dough with spinach and feta.
By SILVERWOLF

Traditional Gyro Meat

Rating: 4 stars 394
A Mediterranean-style meatloaf recipe with pita, tzatziki, and tomatoes.
Advertisement

Inspiration and Ideas

Moussaka
Rating: Unrated 658
"I used a mix of lamb and beef. Delish :)" – Ung154
Greek Lemon Chicken and Potato Bake
Rating: Unrated 851
"Absolutely delicious and so easy to make! I have made this several times." – Kelly C
Grilled Spatchcocked Greek Chicken
Rating: 5 stars 3

Speed up cook time on a whole chicken by spatchcocking it. It is simple to do and only requires a sharp pair of kitchen shears and 5 minutes of your time. Grilling over indirect heat keeps the bird moist.