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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Greek Recipe Ideas
Greek Food and Drink Ideas

Potato & Octopus Salad

This is a great salad idea from Greece that would make a delicious main meal.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 kg octopus
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 5 potatoes
  • 1 kg green beans
  • pepper & salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


Fry octopus tentacles and garlic in 3 tbsp of olive oil. Cook on low heat for 30 min till octopus is tender and cooked properly. Drain and keep aside.

Steam the potatoes and green beans, rinse with cold water and keep them aside.

Combine octopus tentacles, potatoes and beans in bowl. Add olive oil, salt and pepper to taste.

Serve cold with pita bread.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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