30+ Brunch Mediterranean Recipes


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For me, there’s nothing quite like a Mediterranean brunch. The vibrant flavors, fresh ingredients, and the sense of shared joy around the table – it’s pure magic!

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This collection offers over 30 delicious recipes, perfect for creating a memorable gathering, whether it’s for Mother’s Day, a birthday bash, a baby shower, or even a bridal brunch.

The beauty of a Mediterranean brunch lies in its versatility. Need a crowd-pleasing spread? Whip creamy beet hummus alongside a refreshing tabbouleh salad, and watch them disappear. Craving something a little more special? Impress your guests with succulent lamb chops or a savory ricotta pea pie.

The best part? You get to decide the scale! Whether you’re hosting a large group or just a few close friends, this collection allows you to customize your menu. Looking for a light and refreshing spread? Focus on dips like whipped feta and salads like orzo with fresh vegetables. Want to incorporate some protein options? Pair those lamb chops with a simple side salad.

So, gather your loved ones, embrace the sunshine, and get ready to create a brunch experience that’s both exciting and delightful.

A platter of beet hummus, some fresh veggies, pita bread and some olives

Dips and spreads

Roasted Beet Hummus

This vibrant pink hummus gets its stunning color and earthy sweetness from roasted beets. It’s creamy, flavorful, and perfect for dipping pita bread or fresh veggies.

Fresh Fava Bean Dip

This light and refreshing dip is bursting with the taste of spring. Fava beans are mashed with herbs, lemon juice, and olive oil, creating a delightful accompaniment to crudités or crackers.

Creamy Whipped Feta Dip

This elegant dip combines the tang of creamy feta with the sweetness of roasted beets. A touch of lemon juice brightens everything up, making it a delicious and visually impressive appetizer.

a platter of pita chips, hummus and olives


Egg Dishes

Quiche With Fresh Herbs & Peas

This savory quiche bursts with vibrant flavors. Flaky pastry is filled with a creamy egg mixture studded with fresh herbs, sweet peas, and tangy cheeses – a perfect brunch centerpiece.

Mediterranean Breakfast Casserole

This hearty casserole is a crowd-pleaser. Layers of fluffy eggs, savory vegetables, and melty cheese create a satisfying dish that’s perfect for feeding a hungry group.

Green Shakshuka Recipe

This vibrant dish takes eggs to a whole new level. Poached eggs simmer in a rich tomato sauce bursting with fresh herbs and leafy greens. It’s a colorful and delicious option for a lighter brunch.

Lebanese kibbeh with a bowl of yogurt and mix veggies

Hearty & Filling

Ricotta and Peas Pie Recipe

This comforting pie features a creamy ricotta filling studded with fresh peas, all nestled in a flaky crust. It’s a simple yet satisfying brunch option.

Shrimp Orzo with Lemon and Herbs

This bright, flavorful dish combines plump shrimp, toothsome orzo pasta, and a vibrant lemon-herb dressing. It’s a light and satisfying brunch main course.

Gigantes Plaki Baked Greek Beans

These giant white beans are slow-cooked in a rich tomato sauce with herbs and spices. They’re a hearty and flavorful side dish for any brunch spread.

Vegetarian Stuffed Grape Leaves

Delicate grape leaves are filled with a savory rice and herb mixture, creating a delightful appetizer or light main course.

The Best Homemade Falafel

Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, these homemade falafel balls are a protein-packed vegetarian delight. Serve them in pita bread with your favorite toppings.

Lebanese Kibbeh

 Minced lamb or beef is seasoned with spices and bulgur wheat and then shaped into delightful patties that can be fried or baked. Kibbeh is a classic Lebanese dish perfect for a flavorful brunch main course.

Lebanese Batata Harra

Spicy potatoes tossed with peppers, onions, and fresh herbs – this vibrant dish is a delicious vegetarian side dish with a kick.

Easy Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Large portobello mushrooms become a delicious vegetarian main course when stuffed with flavorful fillings like breadcrumbs, herbs, and cheese.

Tunisian Couscous Recipe

Fluffy couscous is tossed with vegetables, chickpeas, and a fragrant spice blend, creating a light and flavorful side dish.

Grain Bowl – Spicy Bulgur Pilaf

This vegetarian bowl features bulgur wheat pilaf seasoned with warm spices, topped with fresh vegetables, and a drizzle of yogurt sauce. It’s a healthy and customizable brunch option.

Mediterranean Stuffed Sweet Potato

Roasted sweet potatoes are a colorful and satisfying brunch main course. They’re filled with a savory combination of quinoa, vegetables, and herbs.

Tunisian couscous made in a traditional tagine.

Salads & Sides

Greek Orzo Salad

This classic Greek salad gets a twist with tiny orzo pasta. Packed with cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, olives, and crumbled feta, it’s a refreshing and flavorful side dish.

Mediterranean Black Bean Salad

Hearty black beans are tossed with fresh corn, tomatoes, red onion, and a zesty vinaigrette. This protein-packed salad is a satisfying brunch option.

Fattoush Salad Recipe

This vibrant salad gives pita bread a second life. Crispy toasted pieces are tossed with fresh vegetables, herbs, and a tangy lemon dressing. It’s a light and flavorful crowd-pleaser.

Flavorful Lentil Salad Recipe

Lentils provide a satisfying base for this salad, bursting with fresh herbs, sun-dried tomatoes, and feta cheese. It’s a healthy and protein-packed side dish.

Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe

It’s a classic for a reason! This simple salad showcases the beauty of seasonal fruits. Toss together your favorites for a refreshing and colorful brunch starter.

A Roasted Beets and Burrata Salad

This elegant salad features roasted beets’ earthy sweetness and burrata cheese’s creamy richness. A touch of arugula and a balsamic glaze complete this delightful dish.

Creamy Yogurt Cucumber Salad

Cool and refreshing, this simple salad combines diced cucumbers with creamy yogurt, fresh dill, and a hint of garlic. It’s the perfect summery accompaniment to any brunch spread.

Tabouleh Salad

This vibrant salad is a staple of Mediterranean cuisine. Chopped parsley, bulgur wheat, tomatoes, mint, and a lemon dressing create a light and flavorful side dish.

chicken kabab skewers with some dips dishes

Protein-Packed Dishes

Mediterranean Chicken Kebab

Succulent chicken cubes are marinated in fragrant herbs and spices and then grilled or baked on skewers. These kebabs are a crowd-pleasing main course for any brunch gathering.

Mediterranean Lamb Chop

Marinated and perfectly grilled, these lamb chops are a flavorful and impressive brunch option. Pair them with a simple side salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.

The Best Shepherd’s Pie

This hearty classic gets a Mediterranean twist. Ground lamb is simmered with vegetables and herbs and then topped with creamy mashed potatoes. It’s a comforting and satisfying brunch main course.

Kofta Kebab with Tahini Sauce

 Seasoned ground lamb is mixed with herbs and spices, then shaped into kebabs and grilled perfectly. Serve them with a creamy tahini sauce for a delicious and authentic brunch experience.

-Delicate Persian Love Cake

Sweet treats

Blueberry Croissant Bread Pudding

This decadent dish transforms leftover croissants into a delightful breakfast casserole. Tender, buttery pieces are soaked in a creamy custard and studded with sweet blueberries. It’s a simple and crowd-pleasing way to end your brunch.

Delicate Persian Love Cake

This beautiful cake features layers of rose-water-scented dough and a sweet almond filling. It’s a light and fragrant dessert perfect for a special occasion brunch.

Tahini Chocolate Cookie

These unique cookies get a flavor boost from tahini paste. Rich and chewy with a hint of nuttiness, they’re a delicious and unexpected way to finish your brunch spread.

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