10 High-Protein Casseroles for the Mediterranean Diet

Greek Chickpea:

Mediterranean herbs like oregano and thyme. Top with a mixture of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and bake until bubbly.

Lentil Casserole:

Cook lentils with diced tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spinach, then layer with cooked brown rice or quinoa in a baking dish. Top with crumbled feta cheese.

Vegetarian Moussaka:

Layer sliced eggplant, zucchini, and potatoes with a spiced lentil and tomato sauce, then top with a creamy béchamel sauce made with Greek yogurt.

Quinoa Casserole:

Mix cooked quinoa with sautéed spinach, onions, garlic, and crumbled feta cheese. Spread in a baking dish.

Tofu Casserole:

Marinate tofu in a mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and Mediterranean herbs, then bake with sliced tomatoes, bell peppers, olives, and artichoke hearts.

Greek Orzo Casserole:

Cook orzo pasta according to package instructions, then toss with diced tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, olives, feta cheese, and a Greek vinaigrette.

Vegetable Casserole:

Combine roasted vegetables like eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, and cherry tomatoes with cooked chickpeas, garlic.


Layer phyllo dough sheets with a mixture of sautéed spinach, onions, garlic, dill, and feta cheese, brushing each layer with olive oil.


Cook quinoa and layer it in a baking dish with roasted eggplant slices, diced tomatoes, black olives, and crumbled feta cheese.

Pepper Casserole:

Stuff halved bell peppers with the mixture, top with marinara sauce and feta cheese, and bake until peppers are tender.


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