Lunch

You need quick and easy lunch recipes for school, and healthy lunch recipes for work to make on busy weeks. Don’t miss recipes for lunch at home, too!

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Lebanese Street Sandwiches

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Arayes are grilled Lebanese-style sandwiches that are stuffed with a seasoned meat mixture. They're commonly found throughout the food stalls that line the streets of Beirut. If you'd rather not use a grill, they can be baked in the oven or made in a panini press. —Nikki Haddad, Germantown, Maryland

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...


Indian-Spiced Beefy Lettuce Wraps

2 reviews

Since I love Indian flavors, I almost always have coconut milk, a jar of mango chutney and garam masala seasoning...


Spicy Peruvian Potato Soup

1 review

This robust Peruvian soup (known there as locro de papa) has the comfort of potatoes and the warming spiciness of...

Couscous Tabbouleh with Fresh Mint & Feta

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


Chickpea Mint Tabbouleh

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

Lentil Bulgur Salad

1 review

Give any meal an exotic flair with this zesty twist on Middle Eastern tabbouleh—a traditional bulgur salad with tomatoes, onions...


Beef Kabob Spinach Salad

2 reviews

I found this easy recipe many years ago, and we never grow tired of it. I like to serve this...


Moroccan Chickpea Stew

2 reviews

This spicy stew was the main dish at our family's Christmas Eve dinner. The guests, including three vegetarians, were thrilled...


Tabbouleh

1 review

This cool refreshing salad is perfect to serve in warm weather. Bulgur blends deliciously with parsley, mint, tomatoes, onions and...

Quinoa Tabbouleh

7 reviews

When my mom and sister developed several food allergies, we had to modify many recipes. I substituted quinoa for couscous...


Tangerine Tabbouleh

1 review

Citrus really comes through in this interesting mix of fruit, nuts and chickpeas. It makes a hearty and flavorful side...


Tabbouleh Salad

2 reviews

The highlight of our neighborhood potlucks has long been my mother-in-law’s tabbouleh. It satisfies the healthiest appetites with filling bulgur...


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...


Parsley Tabbouleh

1 review

“This dish is so good and good for you that I have a special place in my flower garden for...

Moroccan Cauliflower and Almond Soup

2 reviews

This soup tastes rich and decadent but is really very healthy! Bonus—it is vegan and also makes your house smell...


Peanutty Chicken Soup

Creamy peanut butter and pureed tomatoes flavor the tender chicken in this unusual soup. I got the recipe from my...


Mediterranean Tabbouleh

Fresh, filling and packed with flavor, this is a great make-ahead idea for a snack or mini meal you can...


Tabbouleh Salad with Shrimp

“My co-workers love when I bring this dish to get-togethers,” writes Sandra Bienz of Calgary, Alberta. “It's great as a...