An Autumn Favorite - Traditional Spetzofai Recipe

  • by XpatAthens
  • Monday, 17 September 2018
An Autumn Favorite - Traditional Spetzofai Recipe
Sweater weather will be here before we know it and we have the perfect dish. A spicy recipe coming from Pelio, Spetzofai is prepared with sausages, green or multicolored bell peppers, tomatoes, and delicious seasonings. Paired with kefalotyri cheese or feta, lots of crusty bread, to dig in all the delicious sauce, it is guaranteed to warm you up during the cooler days. There are lots of variations to this traditional Greek recipe, but this one is from My Greek Dish!

  • 4 spicy country sausages, sliced
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 sweet red pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 cup of water
  • 4-5 tbsps olive oil
  • a glass of red wine
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 bay leaf (optional)
  • 2 chili peppers (optional)
  • a pinch of paprika
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper
To read the recipe in full, please visit: My Greek Dish