Category: Vegetarian

June 23, 2007

Cracked Wheat in Tomato Sauce (Trahana)

Filed under: Rice/Grains,Vegetarian - 23 Jun 2007

Trahana is cracked wheat which has been soaked in milk and then dried in the sun on your rooftop. There are two types of trahana: sweet, and sour. Sour milk is used for the sour trahana. As Mamá is from …

Eggplant (Melitzana)

Filed under: Eggplant,Vegan,Vegetarian - 23 Jun 2007

Slice two eggplants ¾ inch thick, salt, and sauté till brown
(Optional: thickly slice a few small potatoes, or one large, and saute.)
Layer eggplant in baking pan (with potatoes if using).
Braise 5 medium onions, sliced, in about a quarter inch of …

June 17, 2007

Cabbage with Rice (Lahanorizo)

Filed under: Greens,Rice/Grains,Vegan,Vegetarian - 17 Jun 2007

Slice 1 bunch green onions ( approximately 1 dozen )
Chop 1 bunch dill
Coarsely chop half a large head of cabbage
Saute onions and dill, then add cabbage and continue sauteeing until volume is slightly reduced.
Add 2-3 cups of water, bring to …

Fava Beans (Koukia)

Filed under: Vegan,Vegetarian - 17 Jun 2007

Cut off ends and destring, slit lengthwise and boil in salted water 2 to 3 minutes.
Remove and drain.
Saute green onion and dill in 1/2 cup oil.
Add beans and stir till hot.
Add water, salt and pepper, then cook till soft.

Baked Lima Beans- basic version ( Yigantes Yiahni )

Filed under: Legumes,Vegan,Vegetarian - 17 Jun 2007

Boil 1 pound of dry lima beans till soft and ready to eat. You can shorten the boiling time by soaking them overnight.  Preheat oven to 350. Saute in 1 cup olive oil 1-2 onions, roughly chopped, and 5 …

June 10, 2007

Boiled Broccoli (Brokola Vrasta)

Filed under: Salads,Vegan,Vegetarian - 10 Jun 2007

Boil  broccoli florets to the doneness you prefer and drain.

Dress with: salt, pepper, oregano, lemon juice and olive oil.


To keep the broccoli bright green, put it in cold water for a couple of minutes to cool before you drain it. …

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