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
47162 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
7384 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
13916 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
15820 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
11950 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
11667 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
6196 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
13518 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
12857 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
7731 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
17192 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
8881 views
mini pita bread

mini pita bread

Mini pita bread....

neha mathur
Oct 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
5590 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
5104 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
5981 views