Traditional Greek Recipe: Skordalia

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Traditional Greek Recipe: Skordalia- Greek Garlic Dip

Yields: 3 cups

Prep Time: 30 minutes

One of my favorite traditional Greek recipes. I would love to share with you my families recipe.


  • 1 1/2 pounds of potatoes peeled and boiled
  • 7 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup of good quality red vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper


  1. Add the salt to a large pot of water.
  2. Peel the potatoes and boil in salted water until well done. Drain the water.
  3. Sprinkle pepper over the potatoes, and add the garlic.
  4. In the blender bowl of the food processor puree the potatoes, garlic, and Greek yogurt.
  5. Still pureeing, slowly add the olive oil and vinegar, alternating between them, and making sure the mixture is smooth.
  6. Skordalia should be creamy and thick in texture.


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