Middle eastern recipes

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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
45906 views
Rice and potato

Rice and potato

this is a very delicious Iranian food, i tried in an Iranian restaurant. It's made so easily! Enjoy

fateme shahin
May 2020
Intermediate
1 vote
56 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
18373 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
15370 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
13198 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
12039 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
11302 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
10494 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
16358 views
Tabbouleh Salad

Tabbouleh Salad

A refreshing, low calorie, garlicky, tasty bulgur salad.

Micheline
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
4251 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
8563 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
6726 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
5618 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
24822 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
7269 views