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40 Gluten-Free Recipes with a Mediterranean Twist

Get a taste of theMediterranean with these gluten-free recipes! These traditional and modern takes will take you straight to the coast.

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Mediterranean SoleTaste of Home

Mediterranean Sole

This Mediterranean sole recipe may be simple, but it's elegant and incredibly flavorful. Steaming in parchment is an easy and healthy way to cook fish and vegetables. Any white fish will work in place of the sole. —Andrea Potischman, Menlo Park, California

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Dad's Greek SaladTaste of Home

Dad's Greek Salad

The heart of a Greek salad recipe is in the olives, feta, cucumbers and tomatoes. Dress it with olive oil and vinegar, then add more olives and cheese. Arge Salvatori, Little Ferry, New Jersey

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Watermelon CupsTaste of Home

Watermelon Cups

This lovely appetizer is almost too pretty to eat! Sweet watermelon cubes hold a refreshing topping that showcases cucumber, red onion and fresh herbs. Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Juicy & Delicious Mixed Spice BurgersTaste of Home

Juicy & Delicious Mixed Spice Burgers

We like trying to make street foods at home, perfecting recipes for dishes like gyros and these spiced burgers, known as kofta. Anne Henry, Toronto, Ontario

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Mediterranean CauliflowerTaste of Home

Mediterranean Cauliflower

I adapted a recipe I received from a friend to make this deliciousand deliciously differentcauliflower dish. It's prepared quickly in a skillet and uses only a handful of ingredients. What a great way to take ordinary cauliflower to a whole new level! Valerie Smith, Aston, Pennsylvania

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Greek Brown and Wild Rice BowlsTaste of Home

Greek Brown and Wild Rice Bowls

This fresh rice dish tastes like the Mediterranean in a bowl! It's short on ingredients, but packs in so much flavor. For a hand-held version, leave out the rice and tuck the rest of the ingredients in a pita pocket. Darla Andrews, Schertz, Texas

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Rosemary-Thyme Lamb ChopsTaste of Home

Rosemary-Thyme Lamb Chops

My father loves lamb, so I make this dish whenever he visits. Its the perfect main course. Kristina Mitchell, Clearwater, Florida.

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Lemony ChickpeasTaste of Home

Lemony Chickpeas

These saucy chickpeas add just a little heat to meatless Mondays. They're especially good over hot, fluffy brown rice. April Strevell, Red Bank, New Jersey

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Herb-Roasted Olives & TomatoesTaste of Home

Herb-Roasted Olives & Tomatoes

Eat these roasted veggies with a crunchy baguette or a couple of cheeses. You can also double, or triple, the amounts and have leftovers to toss with spaghetti the next day. Anndrea Bailey, Huntington Beach, California

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Tahini DressingTaste of Home

Tahini Dressing

I like to serve this tahini dressing over a salad of romaine lettuce, baby red potatoes, asparagus and snap peas. It's a healthy and tasty way to start a meal. Don't miss these other homemade salad dressing recipes Amy Lyons, Mounds View, Minnesota

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Easy Moroccan Chickpea StewTaste of Home

Easy Moroccan Chickpea Stew

This healthy vegetarian recipe is an exotic dish of enticing, bold flavors. Heather Demeritte, Scottsdale, Arizona

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Lemon Chicken SkewersTaste of Home

Lemon Chicken Skewers

This easy-to-assemble recipe, with tender chunks of chicken and garden-fresh veggies, is always a hit. Margaret Allen, Abingdon, Virginia

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Tzatziki Potato SaladTaste of Home

Tzatziki Potato Salad

My son has an egg allergy, so this potato salad is perfect for him. For extra color, add radishes, apple and garlic dill pickles. Cindy Romberg, Mississauga, Ontario

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Feta FrittataTaste of Home

Feta Frittata

Chopped tomatoes and feta cheese come together to make this frittata extra special. It's perfect for a lazy Sunday or to serve with a tossed salad for a light lunch. Marjorie Dodero, Seal Beach, California

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Mediterranean Cobb SaladTaste of Home

Mediterranean Cobb Salad

I'm a huge fan of taking classic dishes and adding some flair to them. I also like to change up heavier dishes, like Cobb salad. I've traded out typical chicken for crunchy falafel that's just as satisfying. Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California

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Zucchini & Cheese RouladesTaste of Home

Zucchini & Cheese Roulades

My husband enjoys this recipe so much that he even helps me roll up the roulades! You can change the filling any way you likeI have used feta instead of Parmesan or sun-dried tomatoes in the place of the olives. April McKinney, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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North African Chicken and RiceTaste of Home

North African Chicken and Rice

I'm always looking to try recipes from different cultures, and this one is a huge favorite. We love the spice combinations. This cooks equally well in a slow cooker or a pressure cooker. Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

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Nectarine and Beet SaladTaste of Home

Nectarine and Beet Salad

Beets, nectarines and feta cheese make for scrumptious additions to mixed greens. While the combination of ingredients may seem unlikely, I guarantee it will become a favorite salad on your home menu. —Nicole Werner, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Stuffed-Olive CodTaste of Home

Stuffed-Olive Cod

Visit the olive bar in your supermarket to put a new twist on cod in this simple high-protein, low-fat entree thats a weeknight lifesaver. Tria Olsen, Queen Creek, Arizona

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Quinoa with Peas and OnionTaste of Home

Quinoa with Peas and Onion

Even picky eaters will love this protein-packed dish. If you have freshly shelled peas on hand, substitute them for the frozen. —Lori Panarella, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

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Skillet Chicken with OlivesTaste of Home

Skillet Chicken with Olives

While I was visiting my cousin Lilliana in Italy, she made this heavenly chicken for lunch. Now it's a family favorite stateside, too. Rosemarie Pisano, Revere, Massachusetts

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Balsamic Cucumber SaladTaste of Home

Balsamic Cucumber Salad

Cucumber salad recipes are my absolute favorite! This fast, fresh salad is a winner at every get together. It's an easygoing, healthy side dish for kabobs, chicken or anything hot off the grill. Blair Lonergan, Rochelle, Virginia

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Mediterranean TilapiaTaste of Home

Mediterranean Tilapia

I recently became a fan of tilapia. The mild taste makes it easy to top with our favorite ingredients. And its low in calories and fat. Whats not to love? Robin Brenneman, Hilliard, Ohio

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Easy Chicken Pesto Stuffed PeppersTaste of Home

Easy Chicken Pesto Stuffed Peppers

On busy weeknights, I dont want to spend more than 30 minutes preparing dinner, nor do I want to wash a towering pile of dishes. This recipe delivers without having to sacrifice flavor! Olivia Cruz, Greenville, South Carolina

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Mediterranean Spinach & BeansTaste of Home

Mediterranean Spinach & Beans

If you want to make this dish vegetarian, use soy sauce instead of Worcestershire. I like this skillet meal served warm or cold. Becky Cuba, Spotsylvania, Virginia

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Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken BreastsTaste of Home

Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breasts

In my first apartment, I started cooking chicken with feta and sundried tomatoes. Now I serve it with rice pilaf and a salad. Amanda Rochette, Watertown, Massachusetts

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Tzatziki Shrimp Cucumber RoundsTaste of Home

Tzatziki Shrimp Cucumber Rounds

I created this recipe with what I had on hand one night, and now its one of my husbands favorites! The bacon-wrapped shrimp, garlicky sauce and burst of cool cuke flavor make this a crowd pleaser. Shannon Rose Trelease, East Hampton, New York

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Tomato Feta SaladTaste of Home

Tomato Feta Salad

One summer I combined my love for onions with a bumper crop of tomatoes and a homemade balsamic dressing. The result was this salad that receives thumbs-up approval whenever it's served. Robert Golus, Greer, South Carolina

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Mediterranean Broccoli & Cheese OmeletTaste of Home

Mediterranean Broccoli & Cheese Omelet

My Italian mother-in-law taught me to make this omelet years agoshe would make it for breakfast, lunch or dinner and eat it on Italian bread. This is one of my favorite ways to use up leftover broccoli. Mary Licata, Pembroke Pines, Florida

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Tomato-Poached HalibutTaste of Home

Tomato-Poached Halibut

My halibut with a burst of lemon comes together in one pan and stays super moist. Try it with polenta, angel hair pasta or crusty bread. Danna Rogers, Westport, Connecticut

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Quinoa TabboulehTaste of Home

Quinoa Tabbouleh

When my mom and sister developed several food allergies, we had to modify many recipes. I substituted quinoa for couscous in this tabouleh. Now we make it all the time! Jennifer Klann, Corbett, Oregon

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Cherry Tomato SaladTaste of Home

Cherry Tomato Salad

This recipe evolved from a need to use the bumper crops of delicious cherry tomatoes we grow. It's one of my favorite cherry tomato recipes, especially at cookouts. Sally Sibley, St. Augustine, Florida

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Parmesan Chicken with Artichoke HeartsTaste of Home

Parmesan Chicken with Artichoke Hearts

I've liked the chicken and artichoke combo for a long time. Here's my own lemony twist. With all the praise it gets, this dinner is so much fun to serve. Carly Giles, Hoquiam, Washington

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Creamy Feta-Spinach DipTaste of Home

Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip

Garlic and feta make a powerfully tasty pair in this addictive dip. I first tried it at a party and had to drag myself away from the bowl! Elissa Armbruster, Medford, New Jersey

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Rice Pilaf with Apples & RaisinsTaste of Home

Rice Pilaf with Apples & Raisins

I love making bulgar pilaf with apricots. So glad I tried it with dried apples and golden raisins! Elizabeth Dumont, Madison, Mississippi

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Mediterranean ChickenTaste of Home

Mediterranean Chicken

As special as it is simple to prepare, this flavorful skillet creation is dressed in tomatoes, olives and capers. Its a knockout main dish at my house. Mary Relyea, Canastota, New York

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Slim Greek Deviled EggsTaste of Home

Slim Greek Deviled Eggs

When youre in the mood for some good finger food, try this sinfully delicious variation on deviled eggs. They are a cinch to make. Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Greek Salad DressingTaste of Home

Greek Salad Dressing

Homemade Greek salad dressing doesnt get much easier. If you dont have lemon juice on hand, replace it with additional vinegar. Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Garden Tomato SaladTaste of Home

Garden Tomato Salad

For as long as I can remember, Mom made a salad of tomatoes and cucumbers. Now I make it whenever beautiful tomatoes are in reach. Shannon Arthur, Upper Arlington, Ohio

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Mediterranean Turkey SkilletTaste of Home

Mediterranean Turkey Skillet

I've always heard that its important to eat a rainbow of colors to get all of the nutrients we need. Thanks to my garden-grown veggies, this dish certainly fits the bill. Nicole Ehlert, Burlington, Wisconsin

Christina Herbst
Christina is an Assistant Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in content creation and SEO optimization. She enjoys trying out local foodie restaurants and coffeehouses and adding copious amounts of garlic and cheese to any recipe she can get her hands on.

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