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Israeli Bulgar and Chickpeas

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Print Recipe Bulgur and Chickpeas Yum A delightful side dish from Israel. The combination of light fluffy bulgur and nutty chickpeas creates a deliciously pleasing side dish for any meal. Get creative by adding your favorite ingredients like mushrooms, spinach, cranberries, feta cheese, or roasted peppers. There is no limit to the fun you can have with this dish. Course …

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Chicken Shoshi

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Print Recipe Chicken Shoshi Yum Chicken legs so flavorful and tender that the meat practically falls off the bone. We call it the “No fail” recipe because it’s so easy to make. This just may be one of your very favorite chicken recipes! Course Dinner, Entrees, Lunch, Main Dish Cuisine Mediterranean Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 1.25 hours Servings …

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Khoresh Bademjan

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Print Recipe Khoresh Bademjan Yum A traditional Persian eggplant stew with beef or lamb. Course Dinner, Entrees, Lunch, Main Dish Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern Servings people Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter, divided2 pounds chuck roast or lamb, cubed2 teaspoons turmeric, divided1 medium onion, diced2 tablespoons garlic, minced2 teaspoons cumin3 teaspoons salt1 4 ounce can tomato paste1 32 ounce can crushed peeled …

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Israeli Tabouli

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Print Recipe Israeli Tabouli Yum This easy to make salad combines the nutty flavor of bulgar wheat with fresh vegetables and a touch of lemon juice to make a mouth-watering dish that is perfect as a side with meat and rice, or as a light salad for any meal. Course Appetizer / Snack, Dinner, Entrees, Lunch, Main Dish, Soup/Salad Cuisine …

Doogh – Persian Yogurt Drink

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Print Recipe Doogh – Persian Yogurt Drink Yum Course Beverage Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern Prep Time 5 minutes Servings people Ingredients 1 cup whole milk yogurt1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint, or 1/2 teaspoon dried mint1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1 1/2 cup chilled club soda, or chilled plain water for no fizzmint leaves for garnish Course Beverage Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle …

Basmati Rice with Potato Tahdig

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Print Recipe Basmati Rice with Potato Tahdig Yum A traditional Persian rice with crispy potato tahdig. Course Dinner, Sides Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern Servings people Ingredients 4 cups basmati rice, rinsed and soaked4 tablespoons light olive oil1-2 medium yukon potatoes, sliced 1/8-inch2 teaspoons sea salt, divided4 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces2 tablespoons saffron water, or a pinch of …

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Khoresht Karafs – Persian Celery Stew

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Print Recipe Khoresht Karafs – Persian Celery Stew Yum Course Dinner, Entrees Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern Servings people Ingredients 1 pound lamb shoulder or beef, cut into 1-inch pieces7 tablespoons grapeseed oil, divided4 cups organic celery, cut into 1-inch pieces1 1/4 teaspoon sea salt3/4 teaspoon black pepper2 tablespoons dried mint1 bunch parsley, finely chopped1 1/2 scallions, finely chopped1 1/2 cup …

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Pomegranate Lentil Salad

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Print Recipe Pomegranate Lentil Salad Yum This salad is packed with fresh raw vegetable and herbs and tossed with soft lentils and sweet pomegranate syrup. It makes a wonderful side dish for any meal, or as a light, healthy lunch on its own. Course Sides, Soup/Salad Cuisine Mediterranean Servings people Ingredients Salad: 3/4 cup green lentils3 medium tomatoes, diced1 large …

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Koofteh Persian Meatballs

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Print Recipe Koofteh Persian Meatballs Yum A combination of zesty tomato sauce combined with sour lemon and barberries and a slightly spicy kick gives these meatballs an irresistibly unique flavor that will keep you wanting more. Course Dinner, Entrees, Lunch, Main Dish Cuisine Mediterranean Servings people Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 80/203/4 cup onions, chopped1/2 cup chopped cilantro2 teaspoons turmeric, …

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Salad Oleveih – Persian Potato Salad

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Print Recipe Salad Oleveih – Persian Potato Salad Yum A traditional Persian side dish made with eggs, chicken, potatoes, and pickles, garnished with black olives and cherry tomatoes. Packed with flavor, this versatile potato salad can be served as a side, in a sandwich or with breakfast. Course Appetizer / Snack, Sides Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern Servings people Ingredients 1 …