From grape leaves to baba ganoush, hummus and everything in between these Lebanese recipes are a reflection of my Lebanese heritage. Reader favorites include Lebanese Garlic Sauce, Cucumber Laban, Baked Kibbeh, and Meat Stuffed Grape Leaves and Arabic Lentil Soup.

Hummus with ground beef

Hummus with Ground Beef

Creamy, garlicky hummus is topped with Certified Angus Beef® ground beef cooked in clarified butter and scented with cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. This easy Lebanese recipe is perfect for scooping up with pita bread or eating alongside a big Syrian …

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Shish Tawook Chicken

Shish Tawook chicken, a traditional Lebanese dish, becomes juicy and tender from a simple marinade of fresh lemon juice and garlic. If I could eat one food every single day for the rest of my life, it would be Lebanese food, …

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Greek salmon tostadas

Greek Salmon Tostadas

Tostada shells are topped with creamy cucumber tzatziki sauce, roasted salmon and a Greek vegetable tapenade with Kalamata olives and feta cheese. While cooking for a family of 4, it can be easy to fall into some monotony with our …

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Grilled Asparagus Salad with Crumbled Goat Cheese and Arugula

20 Asparagus Recipes

20 asparagus recipes to spice up and reinvigorate this healthy, spring veggie. Are you trying to eat healthier, but are bored with the recipes you have to cook veggies? Say no more! I’ve compiled a list of 20 Asparagus Recipes …

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Greek tzatziki

Greek Tzatziki Sauce

Ready in 5 minutes, this thick and creamy Greek tzatziki is blended with cucumbers, dill, lemon, and garlic to create a healthy and addictive yogurt sauce. When I have a few extra minutes, I love turning plain yogurt into a …

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Jewish Apple Cake

A traditional Jewish dessert recipe, my Ema Ljuba would frequently make this apple cake on Friday for Shabbat, and it would stay moist all week long. A parev (kosher) dessert, this cake can be eaten with either meat or dairy. …

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Lamb vegetable soup

Lamb Vegetable Soup

Warm up with this hearty bowl of Lamb Vegetable Soup filled with hearty potatoes, celery, carrots, and ground lamb. With the crisp chill that comes with fall, many mark it as the start of soup season. But I love soup …

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Tomato Kibbeh

Vegan Tomato Kibbeh

Tomato kibbeh is a vegan version of the traditional Lebanese dish, kibbeh nayeh, typically made with raw beef, onions, and bulgur wheat. This vegetarian rendition is made with tomatoes, bulgur wheat, onion, red peppers, and fresh herbs. If you’re interested …

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Grilled chicken shawarma

Grilled Chicken Shawarma

A traditional Middle Eastern street food, grilled chicken shawarma is made with boneless, skinless chicken thighs and marinated in warm Lebanese spices. It’s delicious over a Syrian salad or wrapped in pita bread with creamy tahini sauce. If you’ve been …

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