Jeweled Rice Salad
1 hr, 5 min
Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
Perfect for your next weekend cooking project or special occasion side dish, this vibrant, fragrant version of Persian Jeweled Rice Salad features butternut squash, toasted pistachios and almonds, warm spices, and tender dried fruit!
Easy Homemade Hummus
Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Homemade hummus only takes 5 minutes, and it's so much better than store-bought. All you need are a few cans of chickpeas, some tahini, olive oil, some seasonings, and a food processor.
Baklava pastry recipe, layers of phyllo dough filled with honey, walnuts and pistachios.
Baba Ganoush (Eggplant Dip)
1 hr, 10 min
Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
Classic Baba Ganoush is made by roasting eggplants until soft, scooping out the insides, and mashing with tahini, garlic, and spices. Served with pita or cracker, this eggplant dip is a great snack or party appetizer.
Lamb Korma, Afghan style, lamb leg or shoulder slowly cooked in a stew with onions, tomato, spices and yogurt.
1 hr, 20 min
Fresh and easy tabbouleh parsley and bulgur wheat salad, with fresh parsley, mint, bulgur soaked in stock, tomatoes, olive oil and lemon juice.
Fattoush Bread Salad
Middle Eastern Fattoush is a fresh and zesty salad made with crispy pita chips, fresh vegetables, and a tangy dressing. It only takes 30 minutes to make and is perfect for hot summer days.
Ingredient Spotlight: Tahini
Tahini isn't just for hummus! Add this creamy, slightly nutty, rich ingredient made from sesame seeds to granola and brownies or make a dressing, marinade, or sauce for roasted vegetables, salad, and grilled meats.
Chewy Tahini Blondies
If you're a fan of blondies, and you should be, look no further than these chewy, slightly nutty, and utterly indulgent blondies made with tahini. The recipe was created by Adeena Sussman, for her cookbook Sababa.