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Falafel

Falafel has become a common street food in the Middle East, and rightly so. This falafel recipe is gluten free, crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside, and full of flavor from the cilantro, mint, coriander and nutty sesame seeds. —Nithya Narasimhan, Chennai, Alabama

Festive Pumpkin Falafel

My pumpkin falafels are a healthy twist on the classic. Pumpkin adds a light sweetness to the vegan falafel while...


Herbed Pumpkin Flatbread

1 review

These herby pumpkin flatbreads benefit from the wonderful flavor and texture of pumpkin. They are amazing served with soup, salad...


Sheet-Pan Chicken Curry Dinner

2 reviews

This sheet-pan chicken curry is a quick way to get a meal on the table without fuss. Everyone loves it,...


Lebanese Street Sandwiches

2 reviews

Arayes are grilled Lebanese-style sandwiches that are stuffed with a seasoned meat mixture. They're commonly found throughout the food stalls...

What Is Tabouli and How Do I Make It?

What is tabouli, you ask? This easy-to-make grain salad is about to earn a permanent place in your recipe rolodex.


How to Use Kamut, an Ancient Whole Grain

This ancient grain has more protein than conventional wheat and is reportedly easier to digest. Here's the inside story on...

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Moroccan Apricot Chicken

13 reviews

Traditionally, Moroccan chicken with apricots includes chili pepper paste, but I use chili sauce in my version. Serve it alone...


Fattoush Salad

Fattoush salad is very popular in the Middle East. It uses sumac, which is a unique spice that adds an...


9 Essential Middle Eastern Spices and Pantry Ingredients

Add these Middle Eastern spices and other pantry items to your kitchen so you'll be ready to whip up dishes...


How to Make Ma’amoul, a Date-Filled Cookie from the Middle East

Learn how to make ma'amoul, the beloved Middle Eastern butter cookie, made aromatic with flower waters and filled with dates.

Cumin-Spiced Lentil Burgers

1 review

My lovely Turkish daughter-in-law has shared many recipes with our family. I transformed her original lentil log recipe (a traditional...


Malfouf

4 reviews

Malfouf, also known as Lebanese cabbage rolls, is a delicacy in the Middle East. Not only are cabbage rolls delicious,...


Rose Water Rice Pudding

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


Tabouleh

1 review

Tabouleh, also known as tabbouleh, is a classic Middle Eastern salad. The fresh veggies and mint leaves make it light...


Israeli Malabi with Pomegranate Syrup

Malabi is a very famous, easy sweet milk pudding from Israel. For this recipe I learned from a friend, you...

Feta-Stuffed Kibbeh with Harissa

There are countless versions of kibbeh recipes throughout the Middle East. This is our adaptation of this delicious dish. You...


What is Za’atar and How to Use It in Your Cooking

Seen za'atar on the shelves of your local grocer or in a Middle Eastern recipe and wondered what it was?...


What Is Sumac? Learn More About This Mediterranean Spice

Prized for the sharp citrusy flavor it brings to dishes, sumac has been used around the world for thousands of...


Best Hummus

2 reviews

Hummus is my go-to appetizer when I need something quick, easy and impressive. Over the years I've picked up a...


Slow-Cooker Chicken Tagine with Pumpkin

1 review

I first discovered tagines—Moroccan stews—when my oldest son was a baby, and I've loved them ever since. I used a...


Syrian Green Beans with Fresh Herbs

This is how my mom always made green beans. She got the recipe from a neighbor when we lived in...


Indian-Spiced Beefy Lettuce Wraps

2 reviews

Since I love the flavors of Indian food, I almost always have coconut milk, a jar of mango chutney and...


Cauliflower Tabbouleh

This cauliflower tabbouleh recipe is super easy and fast to make. I love that I can offer it to my...

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Moroccan Lamb Lettuce Wraps

I am a huge fan of both Moroccan lamb and lettuce wraps. This combination—with the creamy dressing and crunchy cucumber—makes...


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Beef Suya

5 reviews

My Nigerian brother-in-law introduced me to beef suya, a very spicy street food that's popular in western Africa. I was...


Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

11 reviews

The topping on my sister-in-law's peach cobbler was so delicious that I asked for the recipe, then decided to use...


Easy Moroccan Chickpea Stew

4 reviews

When I'm invited to a potluck, I easily double or triple this healthy vegetarian recipe to treat the crowd to...


Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

2 reviews

While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...


Here’s Why You Should Add Moroccan Food to Your Menu ASAP

Curious about one of the fastest-growing food trends of the year? From the spices to stock up on to the...