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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
42285 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
14183 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
10488 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
11736 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
9954 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
9656 views
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
7653 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
11372 views
safiha with meet

safiha with meet

safiha with meet

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
10721 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
11067 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
15250 views
Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf

This originated as a Lebanese dish that my mom always used to make, I tweaked it a bit adding tomatoes and mint and leaving out the meat that it…

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
17097 views
Hummus, Spinach and Tomato Sandwich

Hummus, Spinach and Tomato Sandwich

Hummus makes a smooth and tasty sandwich spread. Add sautéed spinach and fresh tomatoes for a wholesome and…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2015
Professional
2 votes
3976 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
4532 views
Feiny's Matzah Ball Soup

Feiny's Matzah Ball Soup

One of my favorite soups to make.....As a little boy I used to visit my Bubbie/ Great Grandma Ruth and would stay in the kitchen with her learning…

Chef Feiny www.feintastingfoods.com
Dec 2010
Advanced
4 votes
6504 views