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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
14396 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
7959 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
9764 views
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
47728 views
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Khosa
Dec 2020
Intermediate
4 votes
335 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
12362 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
12873 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
13229 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
16091 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
19218 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
17667 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
11877 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
25800 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
17027 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
13824 views