Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Recipe

Total Time Prep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 3/4 cup packed fresh parsley sprigs, stems removed 1/3…

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Moroccan Braised Beef Recipe

Curry powder is a blend of up to 20 spices, herbs and seeds. Add a pinch of curry to your favorite soups, stews, salads and even rice for an exotic…

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Sumac Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

SERVINGS: 6 RECIPE BY: MAUREEN ABOOD Perfect with poultry, lamb, beef, grains, greens–pretty much everything! INGREDIENTS 2 large sweet potatoes or yams 2 tablespoons neutral oil, such as grapeseed or…

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Lebanese Fattoush Salad Recipe

Think of this bread salad as you might any other salad that includes croutons. Here the crouton is toasted pita bread, which is thin and crisp and soaks up the…

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Grilled Marinated Chicken Kebabs Recipe

PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES | COOK TIME: 12 MINUTES | TOTAL TIME: 32 MINUTES | SERVINGS: 4 | RECIPE BY: MAUREEN ABOOD Grilled marinated chicken kebabs are a Lebanese tradition,…

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Chicken Shawarma Recipe

My shawarma, which is tenderized and given a boost of flavor with a wonderful marinade, is based on a recipe by Sam Sifton in The New York Times. Go any…

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Garlicky Cabbage Rolls Recipe

Cabbage rolls are not our most beautiful food, but they are so savory and delectable that their looks are quickly forgiven. Cabbage rolls can be cooked in water, chicken stock,…

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Braised Chicken with Lemon and Olives Recipe

Use any olives with pits that you like; the Italian Castelvetrano bright green olives are sweeter than most olives, with a meaty bite. Chicken breast, legs, and/or wings will also…

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Lebanese Cabbage Slaw, Malfouf Salad Recipe

This is a seriously delicious Lebanese slaw, one we can’t get enough of for its flavor, crunch, and super-duper healthy qualities! Be sure to cut your own cabbage for this…

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LEBANESE EGGPLANT BOATS (SHEIK AL MEHSHEH) RECIPE

PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES | COOK TIME: 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES | TOTAL TIME: 1 HOUR 50 MINUTES | SERVINGS: 6 | RECIPE BY: MAUREEN ABOOD Lebanese eggplant boats are…

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Baba Gannouj Recipe

PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES | COOK TIME: 30 MINUTES | TOTAL TIME: 35 MINUTES | SERVINGS: 6 | RECIPE BY: MAUREEN ABOOD Select eggplant that is very firm when squeezed,…

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Shakshuka with Avocado, Labneh, and Za’atar Recipe

SERVINGS: 2 | RECIPE BY: MAUREEN ABOOD Once you start making shakshuka, you’ll see how adaptable it is to whatever garnishes you have on hand. I love to use labneh…

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LEBANESE POTATO SALAD WITH LEMON AND MINT RECIPE

PREP TIME: 12 MINUTES | COOK TIME: 13 MINUTES | TOTAL TIME: 25 MINUTES | SERVINGS: 8 | RECIPE BY: MAUREEN ABOOD Dress the potatoes while they’re still warm, but…

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