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,…

2 votes
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
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.)

1 vote
Homemade Grilled Flatbread

Homemade Grilled Flatbread by John Spottiswood

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 really fun and not too difficult. And the taste was amazing. The hardest part was rolling out the dough (I doubled the recipe). Fortunately, I was able to do that while watching a playoff…

4 votes
Stuffed mushrooms w spicy pastrami filling

Stuffed mushrooms w spicy pastrami filling by Chef Feiny

One of my childhood favorites......I made this dish for Thanksgiving and within 5 minutes, The whole plate was empty.....

1 vote
Warm Spiced Lentils

Warm Spiced Lentils by Terri Maikkula

This is a great, heart healthy recipe that is great served over brown rice and accompanied by a salad or a coleslaw.

1 vote
Hab-el-Hal (Cardamom Cookies)

Hab-el-Hal (Cardamom Cookies) by Ambreen

Hab-el-hal,or cardamom cookies from Palestine.They are perfect to eat with coffee,tea or milk.These cookies are delicious and the flavor is wonderful!

1 vote
Kurdish Meatballs with Swiss Chard

Kurdish Meatballs with Swiss Chard by Miriam Kresh

Light meat patties stuffed with Swiss chard and simmered in stock with wine.

1 vote