Middle eastern appetizers & snacks recipes

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Hummus

Hummus

This is a great snack for any time of year. I personally serve it with Kalamata olives and sometimes even diced cucumber and/or bell pepper.…

Frosted Flaker
Sep 2014
Intermediate
4 votes
4923 views
Chickpea 'Hummus' style spread or dip

Chickpea 'Hummus' style spread or dip

Alfresco in your garden or terrasse with a few spreads and dips. For a dedicated post on more spreads and…

Foodessa
Jun 2016
Advanced
2 votes
2683 views
Fancy Burekas stuffed with mushrooms

Fancy Burekas stuffed with mushrooms

I grew up eating borekas with so many different stuffings. But the Mushrooms are by far my favorite. I…

Shuly Karasin
Jun 2015
Advanced
1 vote
2058 views
safiha with meet

safiha with meet

safiha with meet

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
7333 views
Hummus

Hummus

This is very quick to make and lasts for a week in the refrigerator. It's great alone with pita bread or use it in the Mediterranean Layered Spread…

Annette Vlahos
Jun 2008
Advanced
3 votes
12311 views
Pita & Lavash Chips

Pita & Lavash Chips

These are quick and easy to make. They go well with Hummus as a snack or appetizer. Serve them along side Middle Eastern dishes to add some crunch…

Bob Vincent
Dec 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
5596 views
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

GourmetItalian.com
Sep 2009
Intermediate
1 vote
2687 views
Rice with Sour Cherries (Albalu Polo)

Rice with Sour Cherries (Albalu Polo)

Rice with Sour Cherries, known in Iran as Albalu Polow is a favorite of just about any child. Who doesn't like…

Enzie Shahmiri
Feb 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
2939 views
Kafta Kabab (Lebanon/Iraq/Syria)

Kafta Kabab (Lebanon/Iraq/Syria)

Kafta Kabab is very famous Lebanese kabab, also popular in Arbil Iraq , Syria and Turkey.

miansari66
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
6164 views
Turkish Red Pepper & Walnut Dip

Turkish Red Pepper & Walnut Dip

I've had this appetizer numerous times at my favorite nearby Turkish restaurant, New Kapadokia. I finally made it myself for a number of guests and…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2010
Advanced
11 votes
6391 views
baba ganough

baba ganough

A smoky dip made with aubergine...

neha mathur
Oct 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
2627 views
Hoss Zare's meatballs with harissa-honey-pomegranate glaze

Hoss Zare's meatballs with harissa-honey-pomegranate glaze

take it from the man who knows meatballs

Hoss Zare
Dec 2008
Professional
2 votes
6132 views
Persian Style Baked Herb Omelet - "Healing Foods for Special Diets"

Persian Style Baked Herb Omelet - "Healing Foods for Special Diets"

This omelet will rock your world! I found this recipe in a fantastic book…

The Blender Girl
Nov 2010
Advanced
1 vote
3466 views
Hummus & Greek Salad

Hummus & Greek Salad

I decided to go healthy one night and went Arabic and Greek! Some of you may be familiar with hummus which is made from chick peas and the latter is…

Padma Priya Manikam
Mar 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
2330 views
Arab Flatbread (Manakeesh) for Pizza and More

Arab Flatbread (Manakeesh) for Pizza and More

I happened upon this recipe from "The Arab Table," and by accident discovered it makes a terrific, super-thin…

myra byanka
Aug 2013
Professional
1 vote
2503 views