Saucepans: Tutorials, Guides & Recipes

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Zesty Mediterranean Potato Salad

I love this Mediterranean potato salad recipe that incorporates vegetables I plant in my summer garden. The dressing is light and fresh—perfect for a picnic or barbecue. —Terri Crandall, Gardnerville, Nevada

Hummus Pasta Salad

This hummus pasta salad is a hearty side dish, but it could be a nice meatless main dish as well....


Rose Water Rice Pudding

Rose water rice pudding is a popular Middle Eastern treat. Pomegranate seeds and chopped pistachios add a simple yet elegant...


Quinoa, Fresh Fig and Honey-Balsamic Parfait

This quinoa yogurt parfait is special to me because of its wholesome ingredients. Quinoa is gluten-free, which is good for...


Fruit and Nut Bulgur Pilaf

My mother made this nutritious side dish all the time when we were growing up. I enhanced the recipe with...

Mediterranean Brown Rice Salad

My family and friends all love this salad, which they've referred to as "the Greek salad." The recipe makes enough...


Greek Tomato Soup with Orzo

3 reviews

My recipe for manestra, which means "orzo" in Greek, is a straightforward and very easy to make recipe. You only...

Couscous Salad with Olives & Raisins

There's plenty to like in this recipe, and you'll want to pair it with your next special meal.—Mya Zeronia, Pittsburgh,...


Mediterranean Chicken Orzo Soup

3 reviews

My husband is Greek, so I'm always trying new Mediterranean recipes. This lemon chicken orzo soup is his favorite dish...


Seasoned Couscous

7 reviews

"Partner it with delicious Seasoned Couscous, and you have a winner," Ruth says. Flecked with basil and parsley, the speedy...


Savory Marinated Mushroom Salad

2 reviews

Packed with mushrooms and loads of crunchy colorful ingredients, this salad is perfect at picnics and parties. It keeps so...

Couscous with Mushrooms

2 reviews

This fluffy and flavorful couscous takes only moments to prepare. “I use couscous a lot because it cooks quickly and...


Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

4 reviews

In our new cookbook “The Kitchen Decoded,” we include tabbouleh salad because it's super simple and filling. Try red quinoa...


Lemon-Sesame Green Beans

There’s a kabob shop in Charlottesville, Virginia, called Sticks and it has wonderful sides, including sesame beans. I love them...


Parmesan Chicken Couscous

11 reviews

Simple ingredients make clever use of leftover chicken in an innovative dish any home cook would be proud to plate....


Mediterranean Bulgur Salad

8 reviews

Whether it's nutritioin or taste you're after, it doesn't get any better than this. Bulgur, beans, tomatoes, pine nuts and...

Greek Rice

2 reviews

My husband is of Greek decent, so I'm always interested in Greek recipes. This dish goes together easily and cooks...


Mimi’s Lentil Medley

7 reviews

I made this one summer evening by putting together what I had on hand. My husband gave it his top...


Spiced Pearl Couscous with Pine Nuts

This side dish is great for entertaining, as you can prepare the topping ahead of time, and the couscous only...


Artichoke Tomato Bisque

2 reviews

Tomatoes and roasted sweet red pepper pair up to create a fabulous base for this herb cream soup. Serve it...


Lemony Couscous with Toasted Nuts

1 review

Dressed up with two kinds of nuts and a splash of lemon juice, my couscous pasta is on the table...


Spinach-Orzo Salad with Chickpeas

1 review

The first version of this salad was an experiment in mixing together some random ingredients I had on hand. It...


Greek Chicken & Artichokes

5 reviews

Because it’s so easy and fast, this recipe was a perennial favorite with my friends during our college years. I’ve...


Couscous Tabbouleh with Fresh Mint & Feta

1 review

Using couscous instead of bulgur for tabbouleh really speeds up the process of making this colorful salad. Other quick-cooking grains,...

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Lemon Parmesan Orzo

3 reviews

A splash of lemon and a shower of chopped parsley make this orzo one of my family's most-requested sides. It's...


Chickpea Mint Tabbouleh

You’ll love this salad warm or chilled. For variety, add feta cheese or use this as a filling for stuffed...


Cranberry Couscous

6 reviews

Although it looks like a grain, couscous is actually a type of pasta. The couscous pellets cook very quickly due...


Feta & Cranberry Orzo Salad

4 reviews

It takes only minutes to make this awesome pasta salad. While the orzo is cooking, assemble the rest of the...


Paella

1 review

Paella is a Spanish dish traditionally made with rice, saffron, a variety of meat and shellfish, garlic, onions, peas, tomatoes...