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Lemon & Dill Spread Mediterranean Salad

Summer exemplar – This recipeĀ is cooling, healthy, delicious, and easy. Try this lemon and dill white bean spread topped with crunchy cucumbers, fresh herbs, cherry tomatoes and a sprinkle of olive oil marinated feta cheese.

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Lemon & Dill Mediterranean Salad Yum
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 30 minutes
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White Bean Spread
Mediterranean Summer Salad
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
White Bean Spread
Mediterranean Summer Salad
Instructions
Spread
  1. Place the beans, garlic, dill olive oil and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor or blender and process until creamy and smooth. Adjust seasoning based on the salt level of the beans. Refrigerate until the bean spread becomes a bit thick.
Salad
  1. Place the cut up vegetables in a sealable container. In a separate bowl, whisk the vinegar with the salt until dissolved. Add the olive oil the and pepper and whisk to combine. Pour over the vegetables and allow to marinate refrigerated for no more than an hour.
  2. To assemble, spoon the bean spread into a wide shallow bowl. Top with the marinated Mediterranean Summer Salad. Garnish the salad with freshly cut herbs, crumbled feta, olives, and an additional drizzle of olive oil. Serve cold with pita or grilled flatbread.
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Lemon Olive Oil Cake

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cake
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Lemon Olive Oil Cake Yum
cake
Course Desserts
Cuisine Greek
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Course Desserts
Cuisine Greek
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cake
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Mix flour, baking powder, and lemon zest in a bowl. In a separate bowl beat olive oil, yogurt and sugar for 10 minutes Beat egg yolks in a separate small bowl Add egg yolks to oil mixture, folding in until the mixture is smooth. Add flour and mix well by hand. Brush baking dish with olive oil. Add cake batter and bake for 1 hour. Brush cake with melted butter, honey, and balsamic mixture.
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Garlic Olive Oil Yogurt Dip (Tzatziki)

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tzatziki
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tzatziki
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 10 minutes
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Course Appetizers
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 10 minutes
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tzatziki
Instructions
  1. Sprinkle salt onto chopped garlic. Mash into puree with blade of knife held sideways. Scrape into medium bowl.
  2. Scrape out and discard cucumber seeds. Coarsely grate cucumber. Squeeze grated cucumber firmly to extract as much juice as possible. Discard juice. Add to bowl with garlic. Add yogurt, balsamic, olive oil, dill and pepper, stirring together well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours for flavors to blend. Add more salt if needed.
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Lemon Red Pepper Feta Dip (Htipiti)

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htipiti
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Lemon Red Pepper Feta Dip (Htipiti) Yum
htipiti
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
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Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
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htipiti
Instructions
  1. In food processor, add all ingredients, pulse until fully blended and smooth. If mixture is too thick, add more Redstone Chipotle Olive Oil. Plate and serve with pita chips and/or sliced vegetables.
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Rosemary Pork Gyro Meat

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gyro
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Rosemary Pork Gyro Meat Yum
gyro
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 1.25 hours
Cook Time 1.15 hours
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 1.25 hours
Cook Time 1.15 hours
Servings
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Ingredients
gyro
Instructions
  1. Process the onion in a food processor for 10 - 15 seconds and turn out into the center of a tea towel. Squeeze out juice, discard juice.
  2. Add ground pork, onion, garlic, marjoram, spice blend, rosemary salt and pepper. Process until it is a fine paste.
  3. Preheat oven to 325. Place mixture into a greased loaf pan, making sure to press into the sides of the pan. Place loaf pan into a water bath and bake for 60 - 70 minutes or until the mixture reaches 165 degrees center. Remove from the oven and drain off fat.
  4. Place the loaf pan on a cooling rack and place a brick wrapped in aluminum foil directly on the surface of the meat. Allow to sit for 15-20 minutes. Slice and serve on pita bread with Tzatziki sauce, chopped onion, tomatoes and feta cheese.
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