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.

Spicy Lebanese Roasted Potatoes Recipe

Spicy Lebanese Potatoes

Spicy Lebanese potatoes, traditionally known as “batata harra” are roasted until crispy then tossed in a fragrant sauce made with garlic, cilantro, cayenne and lemon. The most versatile side dish recipe!  Whenever I find myself stuck in a side dish …

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Lebanese Tabbouleh Recipe

Lebanese Tabbouleh Salad

Fresh and tasty, this Lebanese Tabbouleh Salad is the perfect complement with grilled meats as it can sit out for several hours without wilting. My family loves salads. Whether it’s a little kid’s birthday party or Christmas Eve, there is …

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Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

This Lebanese-inspired Slow Cooker Chicken Soup recipe is made with lemon juice, cinnamon, spinach and chickpeas. Naturally gluten free and full of flavor.  One of my favorite flu-fighting soups, I crave my mom’s chicken soup on a regular basis. Lemony, …

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Turkish Eggplant Salsa - a healthy appetizer recipe

Turkish Eggplant Salsa

This smoky eggplant dip made with tomatoes and red peppers can be served hot, cold or room temperature.  My husband and I love eating out at a local Turkish restaurant here in Grand Rapids. In typical Liz fashion, I am always …

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Turkish Red Lentil Soup with Mint - The Lemon Bowl

Red Lentil Soup

Scented with mint and cumin, this hearty Turkish Red Lentil Soup is packed with vegetables and loaded with protein. Whenever we order takeout or go out to eat with the boys, we love going to ethnic restaurants. Not only are …

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Bulgur Wheat Greek Salad

Bulgur Wheat Greek Salad

This whole grain Bulgur Wheat Greek Salad is full of crunchy veggies, creamy feta and kalamata olives then dressed in a fresh lemon-dill vinaigrette. Bulgur wheat is a staple in Middle Eastern cuisine and was frequently on our dinner table growing up. Similar …

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Vegan Potato Salad by The Lemon Bowl

Vegan Potato Salad

A healthy twist on the summertime classic, this protein-packed vegan potato salad is made with a creamy hummus vinaigrette, scallions and fresh herbs. Fourth of July is right around the corner and I am so pumped! Our city turns into Small …

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7 layer dip

7 Layer Lebanese Hummus Dip

A fun twist on everyone’s favorite appetizer, this Middle Eastern seven-layer dip is made with creamy hummus, crunchy vegetables, toasted pine nuts and a drizzle of olive oil and za’atar. Confession: the minute I finished photographing this Lebanese-inspired seven layer …

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