Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Find recipes that fit the Mediterranean diet, using lots of olive oil, fresh fruit and veggies, beans, and fish.

Community Picks

Greek Chicken Pasta

Rating: 4.5 stars 1586
This pasta dish incorporates some of the flavors of Greece. It makes a wonderfully complete and satisfying meal. For extra flavor, toss in a few kalamata olives. Use whatever pasta you have or prefer.

Greek Salad I

Rating: 4.5 stars 269
This is an incredibly good Greek salad recipe, nice and tangy and even better in the summer when you use fresh vegetables!

Grilled Octopus

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
Tenderized octopus, char-grilled and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, a squeeze of fresh lemon, and a sprinkling of fresh parsley. Simple, yet deliciously satisfying!

Pasta Fagioli

Rating: 4.5 stars 523
A traditional Italian soup. Serve with a crisp salad and a hot loaf of garlic bread and you have a meal! Serve with grated Parmesan cheese on top.

Real Hummus

Rating: 4.5 stars 1203
This hummus is a family recipe passed down from many generations. Eat with warm pita bread.

Greek Lentil Soup (Fakes)

Rating: 4.5 stars 649
A nutritious soup with brown lentils and vegetables seasoned with herbs.

Sugo di Pomodoro (Authentic Italian Tomato Sauce)

Rating: 5 stars 21
Simple Italian tomato sauce with extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, and basil.
By SilviaG

Cavatelli and Broccoli

Rating: 4.5 stars 193
This is quick meal to make. Serve with garlic bread.
By linda m

Baked Falafel

Rating: 4.5 stars 246
An easy, yummy way to make falafel. Serve with pita bread and your favorite tzatziki.

Flounder Mediterranean

Rating: 4.5 stars 292
Flounder baked with fresh tomatoes, kalamata olives, capers, onion, and white wine. Serve with white rice and a green vegetable.
By Martin Kaplan

Inspiration and Ideas

15 Simple One-Skillet Recipes for the Mediterranean Diet
Your healthy Mediterranean Diet-friendly dinners are ready in no time — and clean up's a snap.