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Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich by Salad Foodie

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 standards in our family menus since then. I am sure ground lamb is the meat of choice for this creation, but we use a mixture of extra lean beef (85%) and ground turkey. I often season the…

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Bulgur Pilaf

Bulgur Pilaf by Salad Foodie

Faster and easier to cook than rice, bulgur is a grain to consider for making pilaf. High in fiber and low in fat makes this side dish a healthful choice. Easily converts to vegetarian by omitting the chicken broth. (Medium to large grind bulgur will be best for this recipe.)

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Sambusak dough

Sambusak dough by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

Sambusak dough

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Bulgur and Bean Salad

Bulgur and Bean Salad by Salad Foodie

Bulgur is classified as a whole grain and makes a healthy and satisfying vegetarian meal or a side to grilled meats. We like the light nutty flavor it lends to recipes. I always keep #2 medium grind bulgur on hand whenever tabbouleh, pilaf or salads such as this beckon me. To enjoy the best array of flavors this salad has to offer,…

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Middle Eastern Spinach Salad

Middle Eastern Spinach Salad by Brett Ede

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Six-Spice Lamb Burgers with Garlic-Mint Aioli on Brioche

Six-Spice Lamb Burgers with Garlic-Mint Aioli on Brioche by Draeger's Cooking School

Even non-lamb lovers will love this!

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Iranian Rice

Iranian Rice by Kyra Martin

It's a little labor intensive, but totally worth it. This is probably the best rice I've ever had! Adapted from TheKitchn.com.

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