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Eastern cuisine

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Middle Eastern Chicken and Rice with Tahini Yogurt Sauce. This dish is full of amazing flavor. The chicken and rice are cooked in one pot, making it easy to bake and easy to clean up! #sugarspiceslife #middleeastern #mediterranean #chicken #onepot #chickenthighs #chickenandrice #tahini #dinner

91 · Middle Eastern Chicken and Rice with Tahini Yogurt Sauce. This dish is full of amazing flavor. The chicken and rice are cooked in one pot, making it easy to bake and easy to clean up! #sugarspiceslife #middleeastern #mediterranean #chicken #onepot #chickenthighs #chickenandrice #tahini #dinner

22 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 3/4 lbs Chicken thighs, boneless skinless
Produce
  • 2/3 cup Cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Garlic cloves
  • 1 cup Kale, packed
  • 2 tsp Oregano
  • 1 Sweet onion, large
  • 1 Tespoon garlic
Canned Goods
  • 1 1/2 cups Chicken broth, reduced sodium
Condiments
  • 7 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Tahini
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 1/2 cups Jasmine rice
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Turmeric
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp White vinegar
Nuts & Seeds
  • 2 tsp Cumin
Dairy
  • 1 7 ounce package Greek yogurt, plain
Frozen
  • 1 tsp Curry
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 2 tbsp Cooking wine, white
Middle Eastern Shredded Lamb                                                                                                                                                     More

49 · 40 minutes · I can't say with certainty that this is authentic because it's a recipe I created. But it uses classic Middle Eastern ingredients, so possibly it is! The lamb is really juicy because it's made with lamb shoulder, a cut that is made for slow cooking. The pan frying step to get the crunchy brown bits is not optional - it's key! ! ! As with any shredded meat recipe, a little goes a long way. This makes around 8 cups of shredded lamb which I think is enough to serve 8 people as a main (with…

13 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 1/2 kg Lamb shoulder, bone in
Produce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Coriander, ground
  • 1 Coriander/cilantro, Fresh
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Lemon
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Black pepper
  • 2 tsp Cardamon, ground
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Cumin, ground
Dairy
  • 1 Yoghurt
Liquids
  • 3/4 cup Water
Middle Eastern Spiced Green Beans with Olive Oil and Tomato (Loubieh bil Zayt) is a dish that’s simple to make, but complex in flavor. This dish is heady with aromatic spices, onion, and garlic, an…

Middle Eastern Spiced Green Beans with Olive Oil and Tomato (Loubieh bil Zayt) is a dish that’s simple to make, but complex in flavor. This dish is heady with aromatic spices, onion, and garlic, and the green beans take on a nutty flavor after being toasted in olive oil.

10 ingredients

Produce
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 lb Green beans
  • 1 Onion, large
  • 1 lb Tomatoes
Canned Goods
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
Baking & Spices
  • 1/8 tsp Black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon and allspice
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg
Oils & Vinegars
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
Liquids
  • 1/2 cup Water
Bukhari Rice is an aromatic and flavorful Middle Eastern rice dish that features numerous spices to evoke its namesake--the Silk Road city of Bukhara.

2 · Bukhari Rice is an aromatic and flavorful Middle Eastern rice dish that features numerous spices to evoke its namesake--the Silk Road city of Bukhara.

15 ingredients

Produce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 heaping cup Carrot
  • 1 1/2 cups Chickpeas, cooked
  • 1 Nuts or dried fruits
  • 1 Onion, large thin
Canned Goods
  • 3 1/4 cups Vegetable broth, hot
Pasta & Grains
  • 2 cups Basmati rice
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cardamom
  • 1/8 tsp Clove
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 Sea salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 2 tsp Cumin
Other
  • 1 Cinnamon stick and/or ½ teaspoon powdered cinnamon
Turkish Cigars Recipe

2 · 45 minutes · Turkish Cigars Recipe

5 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 bunch Parsley
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 qt Sunflower or mild vegetable oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 10 sheets Phyllo pastry
Dairy
  • 8 oz Feta
Other
  • 8 ounces halloumi (cut into 20 strips)
Turkish Cabbage Stew - Sweet and Savory Meals

7 · 60 minutes · Turkish Cabbage Stew is a comforting combo of beef and vegetables simmered in tomato paste and spices.

11 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Ground beef or lamb
Produce
  • 1 Cabbage, medium
  • 1 tsp Coriander, dried
  • 1 Red onion, large
Canned Goods
  • 2 cups Beef broth
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Paprika, sweet
  • 1 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 1 Salt & pepper
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
Dairy
  • 2 tbsp Butter, unsalted
Middle Eastern stuffed potatoes (batata mahshieh) – Chef in disguise

Meat stuffed potatoes batata mahshieh. A treat from the middle east that will change the way you think of stuffed potatoes

Take a culinary trip to the Middle East with a touch of Greek and Turkish flavors mixed in (vegan).

You are going to love this vegan Middle Eastern bake! For best results, make, bake, and share with non-vegans! Who doesn't love vegan Middle Eastern food?

Yammie's Noshery: Persian Saffron Chicken {Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh}

Yammie's Noshery: Persian Saffron Chicken {Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh}

28 ingredients

Meat
  • 6 pieces Chicken, bone in
Produce
  • 1/4 tsp Coriander
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Lemon, juice of
  • 1/2 Red onion
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 Yellow onion, large
Canned Goods
  • 2 1/2 cups Chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 1/2 cups Basamati rice, dry
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom
  • 1/8 tsp Chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Saffron
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar
  • 1 3/4 tsp Turmeric
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
Dairy
  • 1 tsp Butter
Frozen
  • 1 Ice cube
Liquids
  • 1 Of the reserved saffron water, Half
  • 1/2 Saffron water
Other
  • 1/3 cup Dried barberries (you can buy them here)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried