Top 10 Mediterranean Recipes

Top 10 Mediterranean Recipes

No need to take a flight to Greece if you want to taste the wonderful medley of flavors you'll encounter in the Mediterranean. Instead, we've created this list of top Mediterranean recipes that bring together all the fresh tastes you've been craving, all in a single place. Cook and enjoy!
No need to take a flight to Greece if you want to taste the wonderful medley of flavors you'll encounter in the Mediterranean. Instead, we've created this list of top Mediterranean recipes that bring together all the fresh tastes you've been craving, all in a single place. Cook and enjoy!

Top Mediterranean Recipe #1

Shrimp Saganaki

Leading our list of top Mediterranean recipes is a dish so good and flavorful that you'll be asking for seconds before you finish your first plate. Lucky for you, preparation is so easy that you'll be able to cook it whenever you're in the mood for seafood.

If you’re craving Greek or Mediterranean flavors, this one-pan triumph checks all the boxes and then some. Dig into a warm medley of couscous, olives, feta cheese, and shrimp seared to golden perfection. Chili flakes add some welcome heat to the rich tomato sauce while the fresh parsley gives it the finishing touch. And since the whole dish is prepared in one pan, you’ll get maximum flavor and minimal cleanup.

Top Mediterranean Recipe #2

Roasted Cauliflower

Stepping into the spotlight is cauliflower, a veggie that's usually relegated to the sides but is making a big splash in this Mediterranean dish. With an assortment of other veggies and spices, this meal will leave you happy and full.

If you haven’t discovered the star quality of cauliflower yet, this is your chance! In this recipe, you’ll be turning the modest vegetable into the main character of your dinner plate. The flavorful, oven-roasted florets on a bed of hearty bulgur are perfect for scooping up the fresh cucumber tzatziki and to top it all off, we added some juicy tomatoes and delicious drizzles of chili cumin oil.

Top Mediterranean Recipe #3

Greek Salad Flatbreads

How can you improve a Greek salad? By turning into a flatbread, of course! As it happens to be, that's exactly what we did with this recipe, hence its spot in this list of our most favorited Mediterranean recipes.

Pizza watch out, because our Greek salad might steal your crown and push you off the comfort food throne! Don’t believe us? Once you take a bite of these flavorful flatbreads, you will. Experience a delectable combo of artichokes, tomatoes, olives, feta, and mozzarella baked to beautiful perfection on crispy flatbreads. Topped with fresh arugula and drizzles of balsamic, this is probably the best “salad” you’ve ever had.

Top Mediterranean Recipe #4

Creamy Lemon Salmon

Both creamy and lemony, this salmon recipe made it into our list of top Mediterranean recipes for a simple reason: it's certified delicious! Well, that and the fact that it's pretty simple to make and leads to a big smile.

When you’re not really sure what’s for dinner, salmon is always a good idea. And this Mediterranean dish is as simple as it is delicious. All you have to do is whip up some tomato and scallion couscous to create a delicious bed for some perfectly seared salmon fillets. A good dollop of fresh and zesty sour cream on top and you got yourself an ultra-satisfying meal without feeling ultra-stuffed.

Top Mediterranean Recipe #5

Lemon Rosemary Chicken Cutlets

Back to back "lemon" recipes? Yup, it seems that our home cooks have a thing for lemony recipes that include bright bursts of flavor in every bite. With this one, you get to enjoy it with chicken instead of salmon.

Even if you’re in a hurry or feeling super lazy, you shouldn’t have to skip on a fresh, homecooked supper. That’s why our chefs come up with 20-minute meals like this top-rated Mediterranean gem. Golden-seared rosemary chicken cutlets sautéed with juicy grape tomatoes atop tender Parmesan couscous make this dish delectable. Drizzle on some lemon juice and you might as well be in the south of France.

Top Mediterranean Recipe #6

One-Pan Chicken and Couscous Pilaf

Borrowing some spices from the Middle East, this veritable tasty dish combines them with Mediterranean undertones to create an amalgamation that can be enjoyed by all.

Lucky for us (and you), the Mediterranean cuisine encompasses all the countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, including Turkey. In this recipe, you’ll be using our special Turkish spice blend to whip up a super quick chicken dinner with bouncy couscous featuring peas and crunchy almonds. A delicious spicy crema and a sprinkle of scallions and you’ll be done and ready to dig in in just about 20 minutes!

Top Mediterranean Recipe #7

Chicken Shawarma Bowls

What can you expect from this shawarma bowl? An explosion of flavor attained by complementing flavors! When all ingredients are paired perfectly well like in this dish, you get optimal taste in every bite.

Our home cooks love a good bowl, and this one is on a whole new level. We’re talking flavor explosion, Mediterranean-style. Fluffy, turmeric-spiced couscous, lemony roasted veggies, thin pan-seared chicken strips, a generous amount of hummus, and, of course your favorite white sauce (yup, a whole lot of garlic). And last but not least, the obligatory drizzle of hot sauce.

Top Mediterranean Recipe #8

Mediterranean Skillet Chicken

Low in calories but high in good taste, this Mediterranean skillet comes with a bright flavor profile that will have you jumping for joy with every bite.

We present to you... spring in Spain! Also known as tender golden-seared chicken breasts on a delightful bed of bulgur paella speckled with bits of sweet apricot, carrot, and juicy zucchini. Sprinkled with some fresh parsley and the juice of a ripe lemon, you’ll be devouring every bite like soaking up the warm sunshine after a long winter.

Top Mediterranean Recipe #9

Chicken Souvlaki Pita Pockets

With this Mediterranean dish, you truly have a pocketful of sunshine that's just begging to be eaten. The best part? You can get all the flavors in a single bite thanks to the aforementioned pita pocket that holds everything together quite nicely.

Ready for another tasty trip to Greece? This time, we’re getting hearty chicken souvlaki, tzatziki, and fresh cucumber salad. And while we’re in the region, let’s visit Turkey for some Turkish-spiced sweet potato wedges. Just use your pita pocket as a safe place to store all your delicious goods and take a big bite at the first sign of hunger.

Top Mediterranean Recipe #10

Mediterranean Mezze Platter

Last but definitely not least in our list of top Mediterranean recipes is a platter that brings together countless textures and flavors so you can get it all in a single plate. Can you handle it?

With this meal final top Mediterranean meal, you don’t really have to decide between your favorite Mediterranean flavors because clearly, you can have it all! From baked chicken and grilling cheese to fluffy couscous and butter-toasted pita for scooping up fresh tzatziki or that juicy tomato and cucumber salad, this elaborate Mezze (“taste”) platter features everything your culinary heart could want and more!

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