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
10804 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
7975 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
2232 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
6265 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
5068 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
18080 views
iranian kabab

iranian kabab

iranian kabab

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
2 votes
2591 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
2301 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
3511 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
3761 views
Rosemary-scented lentils and sausage

Rosemary-scented lentils and sausage

Best. lentils. Ever.

Kimberly Lindstrom
Sep 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
5050 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
2973 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
9550 views
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CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
1856 views
Spiced pork medallions with cranberries

Spiced pork medallions with cranberries

Savory, tasty pork medallions with a sweet touch of cranberries.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Feb 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1121 views