Potatoes, chickpeas and spinach!Litsa!

Written by Litsa Bolontzakis. Posted in Main Dishes, Sides

Potatoes, chickpeas, and spinach!

Dill is the herb of my choice for this recipe!

OH, life is good, when you can have something so delicious with no effort!

Go ahead and make this recipe you will love it with some nice bread and a glass of wine!

½ cup olive oil

4 Potatoes diced

Potatoes chickpeas and spinach Litsa!

Potatoes chickpeas and spinach Litsa!

1 large onion diced

½ bunch dill

1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed

1 bunch fresh spinach

Salt pepper and a touch of garlic powder

1 cup prepared tomato sauce

1 cup water

Here is how!

In a pan add the oil and onion and sauté for a few minutes, add the potatoes and continue cooking a little more stirring the potatoes so they don’t stick to the bottom of the pan.

Add the water and the tomato sauce, salt pepper, and garlic salt!

Cook potatoes in medium heat for about 8-10 minutes,

At this point add the chickpeas

 and spinach, add a little more water if needed, and lower the heat and cook until spinach is ready and to your likening.

Plate the food and just before serving add a little good olive oil!

Fresh olive oil is the very best thing you can add to this dish!

 

Sweet potatoes ala Greek! Litsa!

Written by Litsa Bolontzakis. Posted in Recipes, Sides

Sweet potatoes ala Greek, a delicious way to stuff potatoes with all the Greek elements, like Feta cheese, Greek yogurt, dill and to create something so delicious!

Sweet potatoes are a gift from God with all the nutrients, they are little bullets of happiness, health, and so much more!

Please try to have them on a regular basis, they are so good for you!

Sweet potato Ala Greek-Litsa!

Sweet potato Ala Greek-Litsa!

So many ways to stuff sweet potatoes, and here is mine! 

You will need,

2 sweet potatoes

2 tbsp butter

1 cup Feta chunks more if you like 

1 cup Greek yogurt

3 sprigs of dill finely chopped

2 fresh green onions finely chopped

Bacon cooked and cut into little pieces as much as you like

Here is what to do!

Wash the potatoes and dry them well

Pock them with a fork all over

Microwave them for 7 minutes on high

Let them cool and cut them lengthwise but not all the way through!

With a fork loosen the potato and add the butter and a little salt and pepper

Continue with the Feta, yogurt dill and onion and last add the bacon

Be generous, if your potatoes are very big you might need more cheese

Your sweet potatoes ala Greek are ready to compliment your protein, fish, meat, poultry or if you are a vegetarian they are a complete meal!

I hope you like them as much as I do!

 

 

 

Divine shrimp with herbs and Feta-Litsa!

Written by Litsa Bolontzakis. Posted in Meze, Recipes, Sides

Divine shrimp with Feta!

Divine shrimp with herbs and Feta
Dill and Feta make this recipe irresistible.

Divine shrimp with herbs and Feta!

Divine shrimp with herbs and Feta!

If you haven’t started using dill in your cooking, please start, it’s so delicious, you will love it for sure!

Amazing taste! Shrimp is easy to cook and always appreciated by many!

Great for Bruschetta or a salad topping also for a nice wrap and tacos, or just like that because you like seafood!

A good white wine like a chardonnay will go very well with this appetizer. Divine shrimp so many ways to enjoy it!

 

Cauliflower in tomato sauce Litsa!

Written by Litsa Bolontzakis. Posted in Main Dishes, Recipes, Sides

Cauliflower in tomato sauce Litsa!

Cauliflower is a  healthy vegetable, and we should have it often, Cauliflower in tomato sauce, is a very easy recipe and if you are a vegetarian it is for you!

Do you have 30 minutes to cook a very healthy vegetable?

I am always on the lookout for recipes, but my mother’s recipe always comes to my rescue.

It’s easy and fast, 20-30 minutes and if you are a vegetarian you can have a delicious meal with this Cauliflower recipe.

For my family this recipe is a side and I serve it with pork chops, chicken and so much more, what I like especially about this recipe is that it even tastes better when it’s cold, or the next day…

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