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5 healthy olive oil recipes

Looking for a way to shake up your weeknight dinner menu? Go Greek with these five healthy olive oil recipes

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lamb souvlaki

Lamb Souvlaki

Barbecued or broiled, souvlaki is always a crowd pleaser, Greek or otherwise. Serve with salad, grilled vegetables, and rice, or in a pita wrap. However you serve it, don’t forget the tzatziki!

 

Get the recipe: Lamb Souvlaki

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youvetsi

Shrimp with Feta

In Greece, this dish is traditionally made in clay pots, but you can use a casserole dish or Dutch oven. Serve as a main course over a bed of rice with a green salad or steamed vegetables on the side.

 

Get the recipe: Garides Youvetsi Me Feta (Shrimp with Feta)

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olive oil

Olive Oil Energy Drink

Vital veggies and EFA-rich olive oil make for a drink that will give you energy throughout the day.

 

Get the recipe: Olive Oil Energy Drink

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pepper dip

Pepper & Feta Dip

This dish is a little bit spicy (depending on how hot the banana pepper is) yet tamed by the rich and creamy cheese filling. Serve as an appetizer with bread or crackers, or, as the Greeks do, have it with your breakfast.

 

Get the recipe: Tirokafteri (Pepper & Feta Dip)

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eggplant dip

Eggplant Dip

Eggplants are a Greek’s best friend. Roasted eggplants, even better! Melitzanosalata is served at most Greek tavernas and is delicious as a side, or on crackers or in a sandwich.

 

Get the recipe: Melitzanosalata (Eggplant Dip)

 

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