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Tabouli

Tabouli by Jacqui Patek

This is a quick and fresh dish that is good all year round. I love to serve it with pita chips.

8 votes
41447 views
Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah) by Nancy Miyasaki

This is a tasty and healthy side dish that goes well with just about anything. It's filling without being too heavy, and tastes great as leftovers too.

13 votes
13788 views
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…

4 votes
7281 views
Israeli Couscous Salad

Israeli Couscous Salad by kirsten's kitchen

This is a great salad, it keeps well in the fridge. Make a big batch and take it to work for lunches.

2 votes
10067 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker by John Spottiswood

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you are just looking for a fluffy and buttery rice to serve with a stew or tagine, this works wonderfully and is super easy.

3 votes
9573 views
Kebbe Neyyah Baz (Raw Meat)

Kebbe Neyyah Baz (Raw Meat) by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

Kebbe Neyyah Baz (Raw Meat)

2 votes
5299 views
Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf by Mary Joseph

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 called for. If you're a cheese lover this would be amazing with crumbled French Feta mixed in.

5 votes
16755 views
Hummus

Hummus by Annette Vlahos

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 recipe on this website! Recipe is adapted from The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

3 votes
14886 views
Feiny's Matzah Ball Soup

Feiny's Matzah Ball Soup by Chef Feiny www.feintastingfoods.com

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 different techniques and cooking styles....To this day I make the soup the same way she taught me at the age of 5.

4 votes
6178 views
Almond Cinnamon cookies

Almond Cinnamon cookies by Foodessa

Middle Eastern inspired. Aromatic spice mellowed within an embrace of Almond goodness. A tender inside protected by a pleasant outer crunch. No electric beater required. For a detailed post...refer to: https://www.foodessa.com/2018/10/fall-in-cookie-serenity.html

1 vote
1815 views
safiha with meet

safiha with meet by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

safiha with meet

1 vote
10396 views
Persian Style Baked Herb Omelet - "Healing Foods for Special Diets"

Persian Style Baked Herb Omelet - "Healing Foods for Special Diets" by The Blender Girl

This omelet will rock your world! I found this recipe in a fantastic book called Healing Foods, that is sadly, no longer in print. Baked omelets are so quick and easy; and very low maintenance, in comparison with their stove top counterparts, who…

1 vote
4214 views
Hummus & Greek Salad

Hummus & Greek Salad by Padma Priya Manikam

I decided to go healthy one night and went Arabic and Greek! Some of you may be familiar with hummus which is made from chick peas and the latter is pretty simple using feta cheese and lots of other fresh produce. Both are to be eaten with kubus (pita bread). The Greek salad was inspired by a book titled Vegetarian by Love Food.

1 vote
3189 views
samaka hara

samaka hara by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

samaka hara

2 votes
6839 views
Middle Eastern Carrot and Orange Salad

Middle Eastern Carrot and Orange Salad by Marlin Rinehart

A very simple but refreshing salad or sidedish comprised of grated carrots and oranges and enhanced with the delicate and exotic cologne fragrance of orange-flower water.

3 votes
7047 views