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Grecian Delight at Taste of Greektown 2014

Grecian Delight Foods' corporate chef Tom Leo talks Taste of Greektown with Steve Cochran on WGN radio 720.
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Morning in the Mediterranean Breakfast Wrap | Medterranean Diet Recipes

To celebrate May being International Mediterranean Diet Month, we are sharing some of our favorite recipes that align with the Mediterranean Diet. Comment below to let us know what you think of them!

They say breakfast is the most important start to the day. In about 10 minutes, you can get your day started with a delicious taste of the Mediterranean right from your own kitchen.



Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • 1 One Republic Pita Wrap
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 handful fresh spinach
  • 2 oz. crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 oz. Greek yogurt (optional)
  • Fresh fruit or honey (optional)
Directions
  1. Warm ½ teaspoon of EVOO in a small-to-medium-sized skillet over medium heat
  2. Add spinach and cook for about 1 minute until wilted. Transfer to a plate
  3. Break eggs into a dish and beat lightly.
  4. Pour eggs into warmed skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes, flip and cook for 1 additional minute.
  5. Add spinach back into the pan in the middle of the eggs. Top with feta and fold sides of eggs toward middle for an omelets. Set aside on plate.
  6. Add other ½ teaspoon of EVOO to hot skillet.
  7. Add Pita Wrap to skillet and warm for 30 seconds. Flip and warm other side for 30 seconds.
  8. Place omelet onto Pita Wrap, fold and serve.
Tip: Buy plain Greek yogurt and add your own ingredients like fresh fruit or honey for a healthy side. The flavored yogurt you can buy contains excess sugar and doesn’t taste as good as what you can create quickly at home.
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Deconstructed Kebobs | Mediterranean Diet Recipes

To celebrate May being International Mediterranean Diet Month, we are sharing some of our favorite recipes that align with the Mediterranean Diet. Comment below to let us know what you think of them!

In Greece, kebob sandwiches are a street food that everyone enjoys. With summer officially starting, it’s time to bust out the grill and start your own little street festival with our assemble your own kebob recipe. What better way to celebrate Memorial Day than with a cookout?



Topping Ingredients: Prep & set aside
  • 1 head Bibb lettuce, quartered
  • 2 tomatoes cut into half moon slices
  • 8 oz. Opaa! brand Greek yogurt tzatziki
  • 8 oz. Opaa! brand Zesty Feta with Greek yogurt
  • 4 chicken breasts, marinated in your favorite marinade and cut into half-inch cubes
  • 4 skewers
  • 4 pieces of One Republic® Naan or Pita
  • 1 T EVOO
Directions
  1. If your skewers are wooden, soak them in water for 30 minutes
  2. Warm your grill to medium heat
  3. Skewer chicken cubes and place onto grill
  4. Cook for 5 minutes and rotate
  5. Cook for another 5 minutes and check for doneness
  6. Once internal chicken temperature reaches 165 degrees F, remove from grill and place on serving platter
  7. Add pita to grill and lightly brush on EVOO
  8. After 1 minute, flip and cook for another 30 seconds
  9. Place warmed pita on a platter
  10. Serve chicken skewers, pita and all toppings in an assembly line fashion
Tip: If getting together with a big group, have everyone bring their favorite street food side or dessert to make it a true cultural experience.
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Mezze Platter | Mediterranean Diet Recipes

To celebrate May being International Mediterranean Diet Month, we are sharing some of our favorite recipes that align with the Mediterranean Diet. Comment below to let us know what you think of them!

This recipe will make its way into your list of easy-entertaining go-tos. Whether you’re caught unprepared or have been planning for weeks, serve a traditional Greek Mezze Platter for your next get together. It’s easy as 1-2-3!


  1. Pick a great serving platter or a grouping of complimentary platters. The display makes this impressive!
  2. Pick your ingredients. We suggest:
  3. Put out small plates, napkins and toothpicks, then watch your guests swarm!
Tip: Make ahead and keep everything but the bread in the refrigerator until your guests arrive
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A New Mediterranean Salad | Mediterranean Diet Recipes

To celebrate May being International Mediterranean Diet Month, we are sharing some of our favorite recipes that align with the Mediterranean Diet. Comment below to let us know what you think of them!

Nothing says Mediterranean like fresh seafood and vegetables. With this recipe, we keep our salad simple and let our protein-packed hummus paired with fresh shrimp fill you up.



Recipe serves 4 as a main dish. Click here for the full recipe.
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