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Hummus

Hummus by Frosted Flaker

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. Keep in mind that after blending, fine-tuning the mixture with slightly more tahini and/or lemon juice is often needed (see step 3). As a footnote, tahini is what gives the hummus its creamy…

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mini pita bread

mini pita bread by neha mathur

Mini pita bread....

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Garlic Hummus

Garlic Hummus by Amanda Natividad

Some recipes call for too much tahini. Others try too hard and call for red bell peppers or sun-dried tomatoes. I prefer to keep it simple: chickpeas and tahini, with lots of garlic and lemon juice. Oh, and a dash of olive oil to keep it creamy. Use it as a sandwich spread or dipping sauce.

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Sambusak dough

Sambusak dough by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

Sambusak dough

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Lamb Kofte Meatballs

Lamb Kofte Meatballs by Farrell May Podgorsek

These little lamb meatballs are flavorful and juicy. Middle Eastern spicing gives them an unexpected flavor. Make them small for appetizers, or larger for a filling lunch or dinner. Serve them in a flatbread or pita with pomegranate sauce. You can saute these meatballs or thread them on a skewer and grill them. Be sure to make the…

2 votes
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Artichoke Bean Hummus

Artichoke Bean Hummus by Farrell May Podgorsek

Canned artichokes blended with garbanzo or white beans, tahini and citrus makes a delicious, lower calorie dip than the traditional hummus. the grapefruit juice gives the dip a slight tang, but you can use lemon juice if grapefruits are not available. I like sumac sprinkled on top, but you can add lemon zest to the dip and top with…

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