If you are a vegetarian traveling in Thessaloniki, you do not need to be worried. Thessaloniki is not only about souvlaki, it is full of delicious vegetarian food. You can find a huge variety of vegetarian dishes to traditional Greek cuisine. There is no argument that Greek food is a blessing for any Vegetarian or Vegan.
To solve all your worries while travelling, we present you a complete guide for vegetarian dishes .Here are some of the famous Vegetarian food. Bon Appetit!!
Ladera is the most popular category of Greek food. It is cooked with a lot of olive oil. It does not contain meat. It consists of plain or stuffed vegetables. It is cooked in tomato sauce with onion, garlic and olive oil sauce. It is served with feta cheese and bread and sometimes with potatoes. It is healthy and nutritious. It is affordable and easily available in the restaurants and cafes. It is a must try for a vegan on their visit to Thessaloniki.
Greek salad is known and loved around the world. Greek salad is a nutritional power house. It is made with pieces of tomatoes. It is seasoned with salt and oregano and dressed with olive oil. Salad consists of some additions which include green pepper slices or berries and olives with feta cheese. Greek salad is garnished with basil leaves, it gives an aromatic touch to the salad.
Gemista is all time a favourite summer cuisine. Gemista is a stuffed pepper. It is stuffed with vegetables. It generally has stuffing like tomatoes, eggplants, green long pumpkins, pumpkin flowers, potatoes and green peppers and rice and herbs. It is baked in an oven along with pieces of potatoes. Stuffed peppers is a dish which exists in different names and forms around the world.
Next up, we have vegetable based Risottos. These are usually totally Vegan on their own. If you eat daries, sliced cucumbers, onions, feta cheese and olives, enjoy them with some Greek Yogurt or Feta Cheese. spinach rice is probably the most popular. It is creamy in taste and is very flavourful, with the rice adding a pleasant texture. Other traditional recipes include cabbage rice and Prasorizo leek rice. It is a must eat.