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Kafta in tahini sauce

I am really late on updating my recipes on the blog. I am posting on Instagram all my recipes step by step in stories and highlights if you wish to have a look. Meanwhile, I will promise I will add all the recipes here!! This recipe is Kafta cooked... Lire la suite ›

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Kibbet el raheb

Ingredients: 3 cups fine bulgur 1 onion grated 2 tbsp sumac 3 cups flour salt and pepper 1/2 tsp of each cinnamon and cumin Filling: 1/2 kg onions, sliced oil 2 tbsp sumac salt and pepper 1/4 cup chopped walnuts Rinse bulgur then squeeze out excess... Lire la suite ›

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Beef Shawarma

Ingredients: For the beef marinade: 1 kg sirloin cut into strips 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup vinegar 2 lemons juiced and zested 2 tbsp shawarma spices Tarator sauce: 1 garlic clove 1/2 cup tahini paste 1/4 cup water 2 lemons juiced salt For serving:... Lire la suite ›

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Kafta w batata or lebanese kafta and potatoes

Ingredients: For the Kafta patties: 500g minced meat 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 onion chopped 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp allspice 1/4 tsp cinnamon 2 large potatoes 3 tomatoes 1 big onion 1 cup tomato juice diluted with 1/2 cup water salt and pepper Oil... Lire la suite ›

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Baked chicken and potatoes

Ingredients:4 chicken filets cut into strips3 potatoes cut into wedges1 tbsp grainy mustard1 lemon juiced1 tsp oregano1 tsp paprika3 tbsp OilSalt and pepper4 garlic cloves mashed Marinate the chicken strips with the grainy mustard, oil, garlic, salt... Lire la suite ›

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Classic Lasagna

Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil 1 big onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 kg ground beef mince 700g passata or tomato puree 3 tbsp tomato paste 1 beef or vegetable bouillon cube, crushed 1 tsp each dried oregano and basil salt and pepper White... Lire la suite ›

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Ingredients: 2 kg chicken filets cut into strips...

Ingredients: 2 kg chicken filets cut into strips 2 cups chopped mushrooms 1 cup chicken broth 1 onion chopped 2 garlic cloves minced 20 cl heavy cream 1 tsp grainy mustard 1 bay leaf butter and oil Salt and pepper Heat some oil and butter in a pan... Lire la suite ›

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Balila

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chickpeas 3 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt Roasted pine nuts In a pot, heat some oil, add the minced/pounded garlic and the cumin. Cook for only 30 seconds as we dont want the garlic to... Lire la suite ›

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Roasted cauliflower and lentil salad

Ingredients: 1 cup green lentils 1 head cauliflower 1/2 cup raw almond sticks or pine nuts 1 cup baby spinach or rocket leaves Olive oil 1/4 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp allspice Vinaigrette 3 tbsp tahini 3 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp honey 2 tbsp... Lire la suite ›

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Lebanese Potato souffle

Ingredients:1.5 kg potatoes1/2 cup milk2 tbsp buttersalt and pepper1 onion diced250 g minced beef Boil the potatoes, drain then mash them with milk, butter salt and pepper. Divide the mixture in half.Spoon half of the mixture in a baking... Lire la suite ›

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Fish fillets in tahini sauce

Ingredients For the sauce 4 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup cold water For the fish and marinade 1 1/2 pounds firm-fleshed skinless fish fillets, 3 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp lemon juice 3 tbsp finely... Lire la suite ›

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Mediterranean chicken with artichokes

Ingredients: 1 onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced mushrooms, sliced 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 can artichoke hearts, quartered 4 chicken breasts, sliced frresh spinach, a couple of handfuls 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp dried mint 1 tsp orgenao... Lire la suite ›

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Eggplant and zucchini bulgur pilaf

Ingredients: 1 kg eggplant cubed 1/2 kg zucchini cubed 1 onion chopped 4 garlic cloves minced 1 tsp tomato paste 4 tomatoes chopped 2 cups coarse bulgur 4 cups water 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp cumin salt and pepper Heat oil in a pot and saute the eggplant... Lire la suite ›

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Pumpkin kibbe or Kebbet laktin

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, that makes about 21/2 cup of pumpkin puree 3 cups fine bulgur 1 onion, finely chopped 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp allspice 1 tsp cumin 11/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup flour For the filling: 2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and peeled 1... Lire la suite ›

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Bazella w rezz or Lebanese peas stew with rice

Ingredients: 2 small bags frozen peas and carrots 1 big onion 200g meat chunks 2 bay leaves 1 cinnamon stick 1 tbsp tomato paste 7spices/allspice/salt and pepper In a pot, saute the onion with some oil. Add the meat cubes, the cinnamon stick and the... Lire la suite ›

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Sbenegh w rezz - Spinack and rice

Since childhood, I remember mom cooking different stews with a side of rice. Honestly, they weren't my favorite as a child. But now, I can live on them, especially the spinach and rice dish. Usually it is made with meat but I wanted to try to... Lire la suite ›

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Egyptian Eggplant Moussaka

This is a perfect vegetarian dish made with eggplants and simmered with a tomato sauce. I like to eat it with lebanese bread and green onions. The eggplants can be deep fried but I roasted them in the oven for a lighter version. It is a very simple... Lire la suite ›

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Fattet batenjen or lebanese eggplants with garlicky yogurt

Fattet Batenjen is a classic Lebanese dish made throughout the country. The original recipe requires deep frying the eggplant chunks and the lebanese bread, but as you already know me I always tend to choose light meals as it is healthier. The... Lire la suite ›

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Chicken salad with avocado and mango salsa

IngredientsMarinade/Dressing: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro (coriander) 4 cloves garlic , crushed 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon ground Cumin 1 1/4 teaspoon saltSalad: 4 chicken thigh fillet... Lire la suite ›

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Tuna with samkeh harra sauce

This is another simpler version of the samkeh harra recipe, made with tuna cans, but you can definitely replace the tuna with fish fillets. If you want a quick night meal, you can just use this recipe, it's healthy, simple and delicious.... Lire la suite ›

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