7 Essential Mediterranean Meals You Have To Try

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Mediterranean Grilled Chicken: Marinate chicken breasts or thighs in olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and herbs like oregano and rosemary. Grill until cooked through and serve with a side of Greek salad and whole wheat pita.

Greek Moussaka: A layered casserole with eggplant, ground lamb or beef cooked in tomato sauce, and topped with a creamy béchamel sauce. Baked until golden and bubbly.

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Seafood Paella: A Spanish rice dish cooked with saffron, seafood like shrimp, mussels, and clams, along with vegetables like bell peppers, peas, and onions. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley.

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Falafel Platter: Crispy chickpea patties (falafel) served with hummus, tabbouleh salad, pickled vegetables, tahini sauce, and warm pita bread.

Lemon Herb Baked Salmon: Season salmon fillets with a mixture of lemon zest, garlic, dill, and olive oil. Bake until flaky and serve with roasted vegetables and quinoa or couscous.

Shrimp Scampi Pasta: Sauté shrimp with garlic, white wine, lemon juice, and parsley. Toss with cooked whole wheat pasta and cherry tomatoes for a light and flavorful meal.

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Greek Lemon Chicken Soup (Avgolemono): A comforting soup made with chicken broth, shredded chicken, orzo pasta, eggs, lemon juice, and fresh dill.

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