Our ‘Vegan/Vegetarian Mediterranean Recipes for Winter’ Edition

I. – Traditional Greek Briam

 

Let’s start our ‘Heartwarming Vegan Mediterranean Recipes for Winter’ edition with a popular vegetable medley, the Mediterranean version of ratatouille. If you are looking for a simple but brilliant dish that requires no effort, this traditional Greek recipe is for you. Basically, you just have to toss together a couple of fresh veggies, and voilà dinner is served! Both healthy and vegan.

 

What more could you wish for a chill evening?

Vegan Mediterranean recipes - briam

Ingredients: 

½ kg potatoes

½ kg aubergine

½ kg ripe tomatoes

½ kg zucchini

1 large red onion

2 cloves of garlic

2 tsp chopped parsley

2 tsp dried oregano

2tsp dried rosemary

175 ml extra virgin olive oil

salt & freshly ground pepper

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 220°C/425°F
  • In order to have enough space for all the delicious veggies, take a large baking pan (30*35cm) and layer it generously with olive oil
  • Slice the potatoes, aubergine, zucchini into 1cm cubes
  • Cut the tomatoes into thin slices (optionally, you can also peel the tomatoes, but it isn’t necessary)
  • Arrange all the veggies neatly in the pan by placing them evenly on top of each other
  • Between the layers, add the slices onions and the finely chopped garlic as well
  • Season well each layer with the chopped parsley, the rosemary, and the oregano
  • Don’t forget to sprinkle each added layer with a pinch of salt and pepper
  • Drizzle the veggies with the extra virgin olive oil
  • Cover the pan with aluminium foil and place it in the oven for 60-80 mins
  • Once it’s ready, you can serve it with pita bread, olives, and/or rice
  • Vegetarians can also take a hearty piece of feta cheese to accompany the Briam

Busy with work and looking for easy mediterranean vegan dinner recipes?

ELEONORA JOBST- CONTENT WRITER

Eleonora Jobst
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ELEONORA JOBST