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Tabouli

Tabouli

This is a quick and fresh dish that is good all year round. I love to serve it with pita chips.

Jacqui Patek
Oct 2009
Intermediate
8 votes
48670 views
Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

This is a tasty and healthy side dish that goes well with just about anything. It's filling without being too…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2010
Intermediate
14 votes
16549 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
13413 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
8905 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
13024 views
Israeli Couscous Salad

Israeli Couscous Salad

This is a great salad, it keeps well in the fridge. Make a big batch and take it to work for lunches.

kirsten's kitchen
Mar 2010
Professional
2 votes
13807 views
Sugar Cookies with a Spiced Sweet Potato Filling

Sugar Cookies with a Spiced Sweet Potato Filling

Delicate yet crispy sugar cookies, filled with sweet potato, cinnamon, honey and a touch of lemon.

Alexandra Cardozo
Mar 2010
Advanced
1 vote
7070 views
Homemade Grilled Flatbread

Homemade Grilled Flatbread

I couldn't find any authentic pita bread or other flat bread at my local grocery store, so I decided to try grilling my own. It turned out to be…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
4 votes
15058 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
26470 views
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
18320 views
mini pita bread

mini pita bread

Mini pita bread....

neha mathur
Oct 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
6437 views
SHAKSHUKA (ARABIAN EGG OMELETTE)

SHAKSHUKA (ARABIAN EGG OMELETTE)

I love Middle Eastern food. It's so delicate and exotic. Our Arabian neighbors used to send us food on…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
8762 views
Bulgur Pilaf

Bulgur Pilaf

Faster and easier to cook than rice, bulgur is a grain to consider for making pilaf. High in fiber and low in fat makes this side dish a healthful…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
1 vote
4632 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
10068 views
Moudardara

Moudardara

Lebanese Basic

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
9659 views