Category - Middle Eastern Recipes

Middle Eastern cuisine is noted for wonderful dishes with chickpeas and eggplant, as well as pita bread and couscous.

Baba Ganouj – Roasted Eggplant Dip

Baba ganoujA classic Middle Eastern dip made of roasted eggplant. Delicious!

Chelo sabzamini

Rice and potato pilafRice pilaf enhanced with golden potatoes, for when you just can’t decide between your two favorite starches.

Couscous Salad

A mix of Israeli couscous, lentils, bell peppers, dates, and mint makes a subtle, refreshing salad.

Falafel

FalafelFalafel are crunchy chick pea nuggets from Lebanon that can be baked or fried.

Falafel Sandwich

The crunchy chick pea nuggets known as falafel make a delicious and healthy vegetarian meal.

Fruity Couscous

Fruity couscousA quick and easy side dish for any Middle Eastern meal.

Ghalieh

Ghalieh-ye kadooGhalieh-ye kadoo is an Iranian dish of flavorful lentils and zucchini with fried onions.

Hummus

Hummus recipeHummus, or houmous, is an Eastern Mediterranean dip, very common in Lebanon, Egypt, and a number of other countries. A heavenly blend of chick peas, garlic…

Imam Bayildi

Imam bayildiDon’t let this Turkish stuffed eggplant’s prep time scare you – less than 20 minutes is hands on, and since it tastes best at room temperature, you can make it a day in advance. This recipe uses quite a bit less oil than traditional imam bayildi, but it’s just as delicious.

Israeli Salad

Israeli saladA mixture of finely diced vegetables served with a tart dressing.

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