These are the top 10 Mediterranean recipes of 2019 from The Hungry Bites. This roundup consists of many examples of Mediterranean cuisine, meaning healthy food and lots of taste!
The typical Mediterranean cuisine consists of dishes with lots of vegetables and greens combined with grains and legumes. It also contains many fresh fruit (which is usually eaten for dessert), fish and nuts, dairy and eggs in moderation and meat maybe once a week or even once every other week. That's probably why the Mediterranean diet is considered to be one of the most healthy diets on the planet.
But without any further ado, let's see the top 10 recipes of 2019 from this blog:
#10: Vegan olive oil and tahini chocolate chunk cookies
If you want some delicious, chewy and extra chocolaty cookies with nutty notes and some healthy fats from the tahini and the olive oil, then this is the recipe for you.
#9: Greek baked chickpeas (Revithada)
Learn a simple method to make these tender and cooked to perfection chickpeas for a delicious dinner. This is how they do it in the Aegean area for centuries now.
#8: Tuscan style white bean soup
Another delicious way to eat your beans. If you have any leftovers you can make a white bean risotto, which happens to be one of my most favorite dishes.
#7: Greek Beef stew with orzo pasta (Youvetsi)
One of the most loved Greek dishes and with good reason! Intensely fragrant and cozy, this recipe makes a great Sunday dinner.
#6: Greek Pasta Bake (Pastitsio Recipe)
Pastitsio requires some time in the kitchen BUT no one has ever regreted making it! Visit the link and learn all the secrets on how to make one of the best Pastitsio recipes.
#5: Greek roasted goat (or lamb) leg
This is a recipe that requires little effort but gives you delicious result. However, it takes some time in the oven in order to produce fell off the bone meat that will have you licking your fingers.
#4: Spanish white bean stew with chorizo
Here's a crazy idea: why not add some chorizo sausage to your white beans and make them ridiculously delicious?
#3: Easy Mediterranean baked octopus
One of the easiest ways to prepare octopus. Just wrap everything with some baking paper and foil, and bake in the oven. It's that simple! This recipe produces tender, aromatic and delicious octopus you can serve as a meze or a side dish.
#2: Pistachio cake with rosewater frosting
I guess there aren't many people who don't love cake! This recipe uses the one-bowl method from Rose-Levy Beranbaum to produce a velvety cake with a REAL pistachio taste. The rosewater frosting complements it perfectly.
#1: Greek meze platter
Finally, number 1! Learn all the secrets to make a Greek meze platter. This is one of the best ways to spend a fun evening with your family and friends. This platter also happens to be vegetarian and with lots of healthy food.
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