recipes

Kale salad

  Ingredients: Kale (any kind… Lacinato or curly preferred) Red onion (1) Pomegranate (1/2 cup) Avocado (1) Quinoa (1/2 cup) Balsamic vinegar (1/4 cup) Olive oil (1/2 cup for dressing and 1/4 cup for Kale) Orange juice (1/4 cup) Dijon mustard (1 tablespoon) Honey (1 tablespoon) Poppy seeds (1 tablespoon) Salt (1/4 teaspoon) Directions: Cut u ...

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Kubba Hamouth / Spiced Meatballs

Ingredients For The Meatballs: Minced Beef (1 Pound) Cream of wheat (1/2 Cup) Grated Parmesan Cheese (1/2 Cup) Egg (1) Salt and Pepper (1/4 Teaspoon) Baharat / All Spice (1 Teaspoon) Ingredients For The Sauce: Vegetable Oil (1 Tablespoon) Onion (1, Finley Chopped) Minced Garlic (2 Cloves) Salt (1 Teaspoon) Dry Mint (2 Tablespoons) Tomato Sauce (1 C ...

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Kufta Skewers

Ingredients: Ground Beef (1 LB) Ground Lamb (1 LB) Onion (1) Garlic (2 Cloves) Pine Nuts (1/4 Cup) Parsley (1/2 Cup) Tomatoes (1/4 Cup) Ground Cinnamon (1 1/2 TSP) Allspice (1 1/2 TSP) Grated Nutmeg (3/4 TSP) Salt (1 1/2 TSP) Black Pepper (1 1/2 TSP) Bamboo Skewers Ranch Dressing (1 Cup) Sumac (1 TSP) Lemon Juice (2 TBSP) Cucumbers and Tomatoes (Fo ...

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Lemon Rice Soup

  Ingredients: Chicken Stock (1 Cup) Saffron (1/4 TSP) Rice (1 Cup Basmati) Cream of Chicken (1 Cup) Milk (1 Cup) Lemon (1 TBS) Salt and Pepper (To Taste) Vegetable Oil (1 TBS) Parsley Flakes for Garnish Directions: In a medium size saucepan with a lid, add one tablespoon of vegetable oil and set the heat on high. To the oil, add one cup of ch ...

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Lentil Soup

  Ingredients: Olive Oil (3 TBS) Shredded Noodles  (1/4 Cup) Water (10 Cups) Red Lentils (2 Cups) Salt (1.5 TS) Onion (1) Garlic (2 Cloves) Curry powder (1 TS) Ground Cumin (1/2 TS) Tomato Sauce (1 Cup) Lemon (2 TBS) Directions: In a large (10 quart) sauce dish, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and set heat on high. Add 1/4 cup of shredded nood ...

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Maqloubi / Eggplant and Red Rice Dish

  Ingredients: Sirloin Beef (2 Pounds) Onion (1) Rice (2 Cups of Basmati Rice) Tomato Paste (1/2 Cup) Eggplant (1) Tomato (1) Allspice (1.5 TSP) Salt and Pepper Olive Oil Water (2 Cups) Parchment Paper Directions: Roughly chop 2 pounds of sirloin beef and add it to a non stick skillet. Do not add water or oil, as it gives out liquid during the ...

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Mediterranean Shrimp Pasta:

Ingredients: Shrimp 1 LB (Large raw shrimp peeled and deveined) Dry Oregano 1 TSP Cayenne Pepper 1/2 TSP Sweet Paprika 1/4 TSP Red Pepper Flakes 1/4 TSP Fresh Lemon Juice 1 TBSP Shallots 2 (Small ones) Roasted Tomatoes OR crushed tomatoes in can/jar (2 Cups) Artichoke Hearts (1 Cup) Pitted Kalamata Olives 1/4 Cup Capers 1/2 Cup Fresh Garlic 2 Clove ...

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Nacho Cheese Mediterranean Style

  Ingredients  Minced Beef (1.5 Pounds) Parsley (1 Bunch) Yellow Onion (1 Large) Olive Oil (1 Tablespoons) Salt (1 Teaspoon) Allspice (1 Teaspoon) Pita Chips (Bag of pita chips or freshly made) Gruyere Cheese  (2 Cups, Shredded) Avocado (1) Jalapeno (1) Cherry Tomatoes (1 Cup) Cucumbers (1 Cup) Radishes (1/2 Cup) Pitted Kalamata Olives (1/2 ...

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Open Face Kufta

  Ingredients For Open Face Kufta : Minced Beef (1 Pound) Egg (1) All Spice (1 Teaspoon) Salt and Pepper (1/4 Teaspoon Each) Breadcrumbs (1/4 Cup) Pita Bread (4-6) (Depending how thick layers are) Sumac (1/4 Teaspoon for each Bread) Pine nuts (1 Tablespoon for each Bread) Olive Oil Cherry Tomatoes for garnish Parsley for garnish Ingredients Fo ...

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