Make Easy Greek Recipes In The Air Fryer

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Greek cuisine is known for its flavourful dishes, if you love Greek food and want to enjoy healthier versions of your favourite dishes, an air fryer can be a useful tool in your kitchen.

Converting Fresh To Dried Herbs Ratio

One tablespoon of chopped fresh herbs will equal approximately one teaspoon of dried herbs.

Air Fryer Moussaka Recipe

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What Is The Greek Dish Moussaka?

Moussaka is a traditional Greek dish that consists of layers of aubergine, minced beef or lamb, and potatoes, topped with a creamy béchamel sauce.

How To Air Fry Moussaka

Ingredients

  • 2 aubergines, sliced
  • 454g minced beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 250 ml milk
  • 1 egg
  • 125g grated Parmesan cheese

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  1. Preheat the air fryer to 180 C / 360 F.
  2. Place the sliced aubergines in the basket and spray them with olive oil. Cook for 10 minutes, turning the slices halfway through.
  3. In a saucepan, fry the minced beef, onion, and garlic until the beef is browned. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato puree, oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. In a saucepan, whisk together the flour and milk. Cook over medium heat until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and whisk in the egg and Parmesan cheese.
  5. In a baking dish suitable for the size of your basket, layer the eggplant and beef mixture. Pour the béchamel sauce on top.
  6. Cook for 20 minutes at 180 C / 360 F.
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Air Fryer Greek Feta Fries Recipe

Greek feta fries are a delicious and easy appetiser or accompaniment to your main dish.

feta fries

Ingredients

  • 2 large potatoes, cut into fries
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 60g crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 200 C / 400 F.
  2. Toss the potatoes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place them in the basket and cook for 20 minutes, turn the fries halfway through.
  3. Once the fries are crispy and golden brown, remove them from the basket and transfer them to a serving dish.
  4. Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese and chopped parsley over the top of the fries.
  5. Serve immediately.

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Air Fryer Greek Keftedes Recipe

Greek Keftedes

Greek Keftedes are small meatballs made with minced beef or lamb, mixed with bread crumbs, grated onion, garlic, parsley, and oregano.

They are air-fried until crispy and golden brown and served with tzatziki sauce or tomato sauce.

Ingredients

  • 454g minced beef
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 200 C / 400 F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the minced beef, grated onion, minced garlic, breadcrumbs, parsley, egg, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Roll the mixture into small meatballs.
  4. Place the meatballs in the basket and cook for 10-12 minutes, turn the meatballs halfway through.
  5. Once the meatballs are golden brown and cooked through, remove them from the basket and serve.

Air Fryer Spanakopita Recipe

Spanakopita

Spanakopita is a traditional Greek savoury pastry made with a spinach and feta cheese filling, layered between sheets of filo pastry.

Served as an appetiser, side dish, or even as a main course, it’s a popular dish in Greek cuisine.

Ingredients

  • 1 package filo pastry, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 285g fresh spinach, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 125 g crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 180 C / 360 F.
  2. In a saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the chopped spinach, parsley, and dill to the pan. Cook until the spinach is wilted.
  4. Remove the pan from heat and stir in the crumbled feta cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Lay out a sheet of filo pastry and brush it with olive oil. Place another sheet of pastry on top and brush it with olive oil. Repeat until you have 4 layers of filo pastry.
  6. Spoon the spinach and feta mixture onto the pastry then roll into a log, tucking the edges in.
  7. Place the spanakopita in the basket and cook for 15 minutes at 180 C / 360 F.

Air Fryer Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

Air Fryer Chicken Souvlaki is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional Greek chicken souvlaki cooked on a grill.

This recipe uses an air fryer to cook the chicken, which results in a crispy exterior and a tender, juicy interior.

Greek Souvlaki

The recipe is based on serving about 4 people, each person having approximately 4-5 chicken skewers.

Ingredients

  • 454g boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Wooden or a Metal Skewer Rack (If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before using them to prevent them from burning in the air fryer.)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 200 C / 400 F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add the chicken to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or up to 2 hours.
  1. Thread the chicken pieces onto wooden skewers, leaving a little space between each piece.
  2. Place the skewers in the basket and cook for 12-15 minutes, turn skewers halfway through.
  3. Once the chicken is cooked through and golden brown, remove the skewers from the basket.
  4. Serve the chicken souvlaki with pita bread, tzatziki sauce, and your favourite Greek salad.

Air Fryer Tiropita Recipe

Air fryer Tiropita is a healthier version of the traditional Greek pastry made with filo pastry, feta cheese, ricotta cheese and eggs.

Instead of deep frying, the pastry is cooked in an air fryer, resulting in a crispy, crunchy exterior with a creamy and savoury filling.

Air Fryer Greek Tiropita

The number of servings will depend on the size of your Tiropita triangles.

On average, this recipe makes around 16-20 Tiropita triangles.

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of thawed filo pastry
  • 250g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 125g ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 190 C / 380 F.
  2. In a bowl, mix the feta cheese, ricotta cheese, and eggs.
  3. Cut the pastry into 3-inch squares.
  4. Brush each square with olive oil.
  5. Place a spoonful of the cheese mixture in the centre of each square.
  6. Fold the corners of the pastry over the cheese mixture to form a triangle.
  7. Place the Tiropita in the basket and cook for 5-7 minutes, until golden brown and crispy. Turn halfway through cooking.

Authentic Recipe For Greek Salad

Authentic Greek Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 125g kalamata olives
  • 125g crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make Authentic Recipe Greek Salad

  1. In a large bowl, mix the lettuce, cucumber, red onion, olives, and feta cheese.
  2. Use a small bowl and whisk the olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.

Air Fryer Tzatziki Recipe

homemade tzatziki sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized cucumber, peeled and grated
  • 16 Tablespoons plain Greek yoghurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place the grated cucumber in a colander and sprinkle some salt over it. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes to allow the excess water to drain.
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the Greek yoghurt, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and dried dill. Mix well.
  3. Squeeze the excess water from the grated cucumber and add it to the yoghurt mixture. Mix well and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Transfer the mixture to an air fryer-safe bowl or tray that will fit into your basket.
  5. Air fry at 170 C / 350 F for 10-12 minutes or until the tzatziki is heated through and slightly bubbly.
  6. Serve with pita bread or as a dip for vegetables.

Air Fryer Lemon Potatoes Recipe

Air Fryer Lemon Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound baby potatoes, washed and halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, lemon juice, and lemon zest to a large mixing bowl. Mix well.
  • Add the halved baby potatoes to the bowl and toss until evenly coated.
  • Transfer the potatoes to the basket.
  • Air fry at 190 C / 380 F for 20-25 minutes, shaking the basket every 5-7 minutes to ensure even cooking.
  • Once the potatoes are golden brown and tender, remove them from the basket and serve hot.

FAQs

Use frozen spinach, but make sure to thaw it and squeeze out any excess moisture before using it in the recipe.

Lamb or beef can be used instead of chicken in the souvlaki recipe. Adjust the cooking time as needed.

Make the meatballs ahead of time and store them in the fridge for up to 2 days before cooking them in the air fryer.

Of course, use a different type of cheese, such as mozzarella or cheddar, instead of feta cheese.

Freeze the spanakopita before cooking it in the air fryer. Thaw it thoroughly before cooking it in the air fryer.

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