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Middle Eastern Recipes

A tasty and colorful Beet Hummus served with crudites, naan bread and pita crisps.

Beet Hummus

A nice change from ordinary ones, this colorful hummus is so tasty! Grab a couple ...

This is a long time recipe that has been in my family for many years.  We all love soup anytime of year!

Lentil Soup

This is a soup recipe my parents have been making since the 70's. It's ...

Tender, juicy and flavorful, don’t be surprised if these chicken kebabs become a family favorite…


Tender, juicy and flavorful, don’t be surprised if these chicken kebabs become a family favorite…

Air Fryer Chicken Shwarama

Fun Fact: The word Shawarma is an Arabic version of the Turkish word for turning ...

Here's a nice healthy bowl of Israeli Salad ready to enjoy


Tasty, healthy and quick to make, this is a bowl of wholesomeness!

Seared Shrimp with Chili Oil & Garlic

It seems like a lot of steps, but this recipe comes together really quickly if ...

Finished corn Cake

Corn Cake

This cake was one we all loved at home when I was growing up in ...

Toasted Marble Rye bread. One slice with Hummus and Pepitas, one plain.

Marble Rye Red Pepper Hummus Toasts with Pepitas

I was looking for a quick lunch and had these ingredients handy. I made the ...

A dark and delicious homemade Pomegranate Molasses Dressing perfect to enhance your salads.


Extremely easy to make, this is a delicious condiment to enhance your salads during the ...

A couple delicious Lebanese flatbread on a cutting board along with olives and hummus.


This is a delicious flatbread to enjoy and pairs well with hummus, baba Ghanoush, olives, ...

Artichoke/green olive hummus. Very addicting!

Amazing Artichoke and Green Olive Hummus!

I love hummus and love to try different types. I decided to try my hand ...

A closer look at all the deliciousness of a lightened spinch pie.

Lightened spinach & feta squares

I have friends who make this differently. The Greek friends call it Spanikopita, the Lebanese ...

Perfectly grilled chicken pieces served on pita bread with a delicious yogurt sauce.


Colorful and so flavorful, these are a delicious change from traditional BBQ fare.

Middle Eastern Shrimp and Rice Pilaf

This is an easy take of the Kuwaiti dish, Murabyan, using ingredients readily available here ...


This is a wonderful bread that I use in so many ways, and the beautiful ...

Steak Kabobs on a platter.

Steak Kabobs

This is a summer favorite of mine. I also frequently make these while we're camping.

Couscous Salad ready to be served.

Couscous Salad

Minty comfort food that leaves you feeling good about yourself, and it tastes so good.

My family and I love these with any meal. Warm in the microwave or put in toaster spread with honey butter,  or your favorite topping. Use them to make little  pizza's. or use to hold your taco fillings. Just use as bread at the dinner table.


These are very easy to make soft and tender. One bowl and no mixer ...

A blend of spices in a bowl.

Za’atar Spice Blend

This incredible homemade spice blend is versatile and flavorful, accentuating many dishes!

A creamy tahini sauce garnished with a sprig of parsley.

Creamy Tahini Sauce

This beautiful homemade condiment is quick and easy to make and a great recipe to ...

Spiced Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

Ground lamb was on sale at ALDI. I bougth some and wanted to make something ...

Pearl Couscous Salad

This is a quick, light salad. Great for summer picnics.

Middle Eastern Chicken with Couscous & Labneh

One of the best chicken dishes I've ever had! The sauce is so flavorful and ...