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
41910 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
13 votes
13979 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
11523 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
9518 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
9764 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
7483 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
23173 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
10272 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
10900 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
16945 views
Almond Cinnamon cookies

Almond Cinnamon cookies

Middle Eastern inspired. Aromatic spice mellowed within an embrace of Almond goodness. A tender inside protected by a pleasant outer crunch.…

Foodessa
Nov 2018
Professional
1 vote
2026 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
15067 views
Kebbe Neyyah Baz (Raw Meat)

Kebbe Neyyah Baz (Raw Meat)

Kebbe Neyyah Baz (Raw Meat)

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
2 votes
5477 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
6346 views
safiha with meet

safiha with meet

safiha with meet

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
10562 views