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Greek Pasta Recipes

Pasta (called "zymarika" in Greek) are favorites combined with all types of meats and seafood. Greek cooking makes use of many different types of pastas, from small soup pasta to large pasta tubes used to make the famous "pastitsio."
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Greek Pastitsio - Baked Pasta with Meat Filling and Bechamel Sauce
Making Greek Pastitsio - A step-by-step photo tutorial illustrating how to make Greek Pastitsio

Pastitsio - Baked Pasta with Meat and Bechamel Topping
Greek Pastitsio - Luscious layers of seasoned ground beef, pasta, and a creamy bechamel sauce baked to perfection. This is Greek comfort food at its finest.

Pasta with Lemon Roasted Shrimp
A simple and easy pasta recipe combining delicious lemon-roasted shrimp with spinach and mushrooms that can be enjoyed during Lenten and fasting periods.

Orzo Pilaf with Chicken and Chickpeas
A hearty and satisfying orzo pilaf with chicken and chickpeas that’s great for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

Baked Pasta with Meat - Pastitsio
Pastitsio is a classic Greek dish, with several variations. This creamy, cheesy dish is one of the all-time favorite Greek comfort foods.

Baked Pasta with Mushrooms & Bacon - Makaronia me Manitaria & Beikon
An easy family meal that can be made a day ahead, this pasta dish includes mushrooms, bacon, and cheese.

Cheesy Baked Pasta - Makaronia Ograten
Macaroni and cheese is a favorite in Greece, but with a difference. This dish is made like many Greek "au gratin" dishes, with a combination of a creamy sauce and grated cheese - and it's delicious.

Colorful Chicken & Pasta Salad - Kotosalata
A delicious pasta salad made with a Greek flair calling for a yogurt and mayonnaise dressing.

Country Macaroni Pie - Makaronopita Horiatiki
A country favorite, this simple version of macaroni pie with feta cheese is best made with homemade phyllo dough, but can be easily adapted to use packaged phyllo (filo).

Easy Cheesy Baked Farfalle - Karbonara sto Fourno
We call it "carbonara" but it bears little resemblance (if any) to the Italian dish by the same name. This is a creamy, cheesy dish - a great comfort food. Made with farfalle (bow-tie pasta), cream, cheese, ham, bacon, mushrooms, and peppers, it's quick and easy to make.

Fisherman's Pasta - Makaronatha tou Psara
This combination of pasta with seafood, shellfish, cognac, hot peppers, herbs, and tomatoes is a terrific choice for a large group, a buffet, or family meal, and it can be reheated if there are any leftovers.

Ground Lamb with Orzo Pasta - Yiouvetsi me Kima Arnisio
"Yiouvetsi" dishes are most often made with chunks of meat - beef and lamb are the most popular, but this recipe with ground lamb is a delight and easier on the budget.

Leftover Pasta Omelet
Combine leftover pasta (with sauce or baked) with eggs to create a delicious main dish omelet.

Pasta in Octopus Sauce - Htapothi Makaronatha
A delicious and classic Greek dish made with ditali pasta and octopus in a tomato sauce.

Pasta with Spicy Reddened Chicken - Corfiot Pastitsatha
Pastitsatha is one of the most famous dishes from the Greek island of Corfu. Made with a red pepper and cognac sauce, the taste in unique in Greek cooking.

Pasta with Zucchini & Sun-Dried Tomatoes (Easy)
This recipe combines the tastes of zucchini and sun-dried tomatoes with wine, garlic, and fresh parsley to create a delicious and easy dish.

Roasted Lamb with Pasta - Arni me Kritharakia
Lamb, orzo pasta, celery, tomatoes, onion, bay leaf, and seasonings make for a wonderful traditional combination of Greek tastes, similar to a "yiouvetsi." An easy oven-to-table casserole.

Seafood Pasta - Makaronia me Thalassina
Penne pasta, shrimp, crawfish, and ouzo combine to create a taste sensation.

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