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You can make inspired African cuisine at home with our recipes for stews, tagines and more.

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    Green Shakshuka

    Green veggies bring the nutrition, and eggs and feta pile on the protein. My secret is to stir up this breakfast recipe with lemon-infused olive oil. If you can find it, I highly recommend! —Carrie Dault, Baxter, Tennessee


    Herby Chicken with Apricots and Feta

    2 reviews

    Mix up your weeknight menu with a flavorful braised chicken dish with Middle Eastern flair. I love to serve it...


    Air-Fryer Falafel

    Falafel are a popular street food in the Middle East. The crispy fried chickpea fritters are crunchy on the outside,...


    Falafel

    Falafel is a common street food in the Middle East. This falafel recipe is gluten-free, crunchy on the outside, tender...

    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

    3 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

    15 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...


    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...


    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

    2 reviews

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

    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 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...


    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...


    Cauliflower Tabbouleh

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


    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...


    Shakshuka Breakfast Pizza

    I turned traditional shakshuka into a fun brunch pizza. Its sweet, spicy and crunchy ingredients make it perfect for morning,...


    Pressure-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

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

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    Pressure Cooker Chicken with Raisins and Capers

    Capers, golden raisins and fresh basil give this dish a sweetly savory flavor. And what's even better than that? The...


    Moroccan Chicken Tagine Pockets

    1 review

    I enjoy shredded chicken dishes, Moroccan seasonings and pita sandwiches. The addition of the carrot salad laced with dates and...


    Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

    12 reviews

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


    Pear and Pomegranate Lamb Tagine

    Pomegranate, pear and orange go together so well that I decided to use them to prepare a Middle Eastern-themed tagine...


    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...


    Tomato-Garlic Lentil Bowls

    4 reviews

    An Ethiopian recipe inspired this feel-good dinner that's tangy, creamy and packed with hearty comfort. —Rachael Cushing, Portland, Oregon