Keyword: middle eastern

Banana Bread with Hawaij Streusel

Banana Bread with Hawaij Streusel I have pretty much made a perfect loaf of banana bread. Hawaij is a seasoning from Yemen and it is my new favorite blend! This loaf smells scrumptious while it’s baking! The banana flavor is in the background with the warm spices flowing through...

One Pan Persian-Spiced Chicken

I love one pan dinners. They are especially great on weeknights when you just want to make and eat supper and not have to spend a lot of time cleaning up afterwards. This is where parchment paper comes in, just line your baking sheet and throw away the mess!...

The Easiest Perfect Mezze Platter

This is so easy to do, you can make it as complicated as you like, or as simple. All of these dips and spreads can be store bought, or you can make them yourself. This is sure to surprise your guests as this is not your average appetizer platter!...

Middle Eastern Kibbeh

Kibbeh is a wonderful dish from the Middle East traditionally made with lamb meat but beef and even ground turkey can be substituted. I actually think that this is a good use for ground turkey as it’s so bland, it really picks up the spices in this recipe. The...

Chilled Out Kofta

I call these “Chilled Out” because you can make these any way you want, and they’ll always be delicious. You can serve them to family and friends without stressing that they might not like them. Kofta is simply ground meat with spices and aromatic vegetables, formed into an oval...

Authentic Hummus

This hummus is about as simple as it gets! Serve with warm pita bread. Print Recipe Authentic Hummus Course Lunch, Mezze, Side Dish, Street Food, World Recipes Cuisine Middle Eastern, Moroccan Keyword beans, chickpeas, Lemons, middle eastern, vegan, vegetarian Servings Ingredients 2 Cloves garlic,1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans...

Homemade Falafel With Two Sauces

Traditional falafel is made from ground chickpeas or fava beans with lots of herbs and spices. The greener the color, the more tasty they are. I haven’t included a Tahini Sauce, which is usually served with Falafel because I’m not a fan. I haven’t been able to come up...

Easy Tabouli Salad

I love this salad, I make it a lot in the summer when I have tons of fresh herbs in my garden. I get in the mood for falafel and just have to have this salad with it along with freshly made hummus. If you don’t like mint, use...

The Best Middle Eastern Rice and Beans

I love rice and beans. I got hooked when I tried Cuban rice and beans at a little restaurant on a single strip airport in Florida. From there, I decided that I would try it every time I see it on a menu. This recipe is a cross between...

Easy Spiced Chicken Kebab

This recipe is best cooked on a grill. The smoky flavor of the grill accentuates the flavors of the marinade. Serve this with yellow saffron rice and a Cucumber Tomato Salad to really feel like you’re in the Middle East. There is a lot of garlic, you can use...