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Commonly served vegan

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Baked tomatoes and peppers stuffed with rice, onions, spices and other vegetables. Make sure: no butter is used

Vegetarian Gemista

Cauliflower cooked with tomatoes, onion, parsley, olive oil and spices

Kounoupidi Kokkinisto

Artichoke hearts cooked with potatoes, carrots, dill, and lemon

Aginares a la Polita

Baked large bean stew with carrots, peppers, celery, onion and spices. Make sure: no meat based broth is used


Yellow split pea puree with onions, scallions, garlic and spices


Lentil soup with carrots, tomato paste, onion and spices. Make sure: no meat stock is used


Beans soup with carrots, celery, onion, parsley and spices


Cooked vine leaves stuffed with rice and herbs, usually served cold as an appetizer

Dolmadakia yalanci

Potato garlic dip with vinegar and olive oil, served as an appetizer /side dish


Roasted peppers appetizer with herbs and olive oil. Make sure: no feta cheese is added on top.

Piperies Psites

Wheat flatbread pocket.

Pita bread

Vegetable soup made with carrots, potato, celery, cabbage, tomato, and spices. Make sure: no yogurt is added


Stir fried green beans in tomato sauce with garlic, potatoes and spices


Steamed or boiled leafy greens with lemon or vinegar


White rice cooked with spinach, herbs and lemon. Make sure: no feta cheese is added


Sweet wheat bread with brandy, raisins and cinnamon


Eggplant stuffed with tomato, parsley, and garlic Make sure: no feta cheese added on top

Imam Baildi

Dishes that can be Veganized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Baked eggplant, zucchini, potatoes, peppers and tomatoes with herbs and cheese. To veganize: ask for no cheese


Fried zucchini flowers stuffed with rice, herbs and feta cheese. To veganize: ask for no cheese


Tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, olives, peppers and Feta cheese. To veganize: ask for no cheese

Greek Salad

Barley rusk appetizer topped with tomato, feta cheese, herbs and olive oil. To veganize: ask for no cheese


Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Fried zucchini croquettes, made with cheese and eggs


Spinach pie usually made with eggs and cheese


Orange and cinnamon cookies, contain honey and sometimes butter


Walnut cake, usually contains dairy and/ or eggs


Sweet sesame snack, usually contains honey


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