Opa! Greek style hamburgers, vegetable recipes

Need to add a little spice to your menu? Jim Botsacos, executive chef of Molyvos, shares his unique, tasty cuisine — Greek style hamburgers with marinated onions, grilled spicy potatoes and peaches and samos wine over Greek yogurt:

Grilled Marinated Eggplant

Ingredients

    • 2 Medium Eggplant, cut into 1/4 inch thick disks (7 to 8 slices per eggplant)
    • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 3 cloves Garlic, sliced
    • 1 1/2 Tbs Parsley, chopped
    • 1/4 cup Red Wine Vinegar
    • Salt and Pepper to taste

Preparation

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Peaches and Samos Wine - Over Greek Yogurt

Ingredients

    • 6 Ripe Peaches, peeled, pit removed and sliced in to 1/4 inch wedges
    • 1/2 Vanilla Bean, split and scraped
    • 2 cups Samos wine (or Moscato wine)
    • 2 Tbs Sugar
    • 2 Tbs Water
    • 2 Tbs Pistachio Nuts, chopped, for garnish (optional)
    • 1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt

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About Jim Botsacos
Jim Botsacos is the executive chef of Molyvos in New York, New York and the author of "The New Greek Cuisine," which reinvents one of the world’s classic cuisines in 150 recipes that celebrate its fresh ingredients and bold flavors.

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