Middle eastern main dish recipes

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Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta is a recipe taught to me by Ahmad, a young man who lived with our family for two years. Kafta and Ahmad's Tabouli have become Middle Eastern…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
11369 views
Braised Halibut with Tomato, Capers and Olives

Braised Halibut with Tomato, Capers and Olives

This is a Mediterranean seafood dish, which is impressive to serve and very low fat.

Janet Ciel
Jul 2008
Professional
3 votes
8225 views
Mafroum - Moroccan Stuffed Potatoes

Mafroum - Moroccan Stuffed Potatoes

Potatoes stuffed delicately with meat and herbs and simmered in a rich tomato sauce.

Miriam Kresh
Dec 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
5323 views
Grilled Lamb Kabobs

Grilled Lamb Kabobs

These are easy and super delicious- a heads up, you'll want to mix up the meat, kabob it and let the flavors marry in the fridge for at least 2…

Beth Griffin
Aug 2009
Advanced
2 votes
6579 views
Rosemary-scented lentils and sausage

Rosemary-scented lentils and sausage

Best. lentils. Ever.

Kimberly Lindstrom
Sep 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
5200 views
PERSIAN KUFTEH BERENJI

PERSIAN KUFTEH BERENJI

Big balls of aromatic fresh herbs, rice, beef and lamb. It's a whole meal by itself. Adding dairy to meatballs make them tender. The Advieh is…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
3 votes
9717 views
Fish Tahini

Fish Tahini

This is a beautiful and tasty dish that I cooked for a group on a getaway weekend at a winery. I was inspired to cook this by the wonderful grilled…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2010
Advanced
4 votes
3081 views
Iranian Cotlet

Iranian Cotlet

This has to be one of my favorite Persian dishes and definitely a comfort food for me. Traditionally made with ground beef and various spices, my…

LK
Aug 2008
Intermediate
1 vote
18261 views
Grilled Steak with Israeli - North African BBQ Rub

Grilled Steak with Israeli - North African BBQ Rub

Almost nothing tastes better on steak or lamb that is thick enough to slice than an Israeli or North African…

John Spottiswood
May 2009
Advanced
2 votes
6358 views
Moroccan Style Lamb with Eggplant

Moroccan Style Lamb with Eggplant

This is another great recipe from the best of the San Francisco Chronicle. The combination of the lamb and…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2011
Advanced
5 votes
2415 views
Kurdish Meatballs with Swiss Chard

Kurdish Meatballs with Swiss Chard

Light meat patties stuffed with Swiss chard and simmered in stock with wine.

Miriam Kresh
Mar 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
2421 views
iranian kabab

iranian kabab

iranian kabab

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
2 votes
2719 views
Tashreeb (an Iraqi Dish)

Tashreeb (an Iraqi Dish)

Tashreeb is a delicious , balanced and nutritious dish of Iraq. I dedicate my this recipe to the Foodista team.

miansari66
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
3671 views
Peppered Turkey Tenderloins with Chuntey Sauce

Peppered Turkey Tenderloins with Chuntey Sauce

Brett Ede
Jul 2010
Professional
1 vote
1659 views
Simplified Chicken Kabsa - Arabic Rice Dish

Simplified Chicken Kabsa - Arabic Rice Dish

Kabsa is an Arabic favorite rice dish popular in many Gulf countries such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain,…

Just As Delish
Aug 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
3937 views