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Recipes With Course: Side dish

Spicy Cabbage with a sprinkle of Burghul (Marshoosheh)

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This dish is very easy and quick to cook. As you already know, cabbage is part of the world healthiest food. It is a very good source of many vitamins and minerals and we should eat cabbage as often as we can. It is a Lebanese vegetarian dish usually cooked ...

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Moussa’a (Aubergines and Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce)

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Moussa’a means “cold” in Arabic. If you are eggplant lovers, you will love this delicious dish. It is a classic vegetarian Lebanese recipe. It is best when served at room temperature and can keep in the fridge up to 3 days. Accompaniment: Lebanese flat bread, whole pink radishes and spring ...

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Safsouf – Cabbage and Burghul (or Bulgur) Salad

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This dish is rustic, tasty, nourishing and easy to prepare. it is said it originated in the Bekaa Valley, more precisely in the Hermel District, in Lebanon. The recipes varies from family to family. The recipe herein is similar to a tabouleh. Choose preferably a Bulgur which is medium in ...

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Sautéed Mushrooms (Grzyby Smazone)

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In Poland, almost everyone loves foraging for wild mushrooms when in season. Although I never lived in Poland, the love of mushroom’s hunting has been passed to me by my Polish parents! For this recipe, I have not been able to find any wild mushrooms so I used shop bought ...

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Salad of Grilled Peppers (Bell Peppers)

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This a healthy, easy and colourful side dish that I tasted, for the first time, at my Portuguese friend’s house in Bamako. My husband, who initially was not a capsicum fan, loves this salad.  

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Potato Croquettes

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Croquettes are tasty and look nicer and more elegant than normal mashed potatoes and are a great accompaniment to meat, fish or chicken. They can also be eaten on their own, smothered with a spicy tomato sauce or any other sauce of your choice. Croquettes can be prepared from scratch ...

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Accras (Fish Fritters)

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Accras are a popular dish of the Caribbean, the West Indies (Antilles) and some parts of Africa. In the French Antilles, it is part of the créole cuisine and is called Accras de Morue (salt cod fritters) Initially it was always prepared with salt cod but nowadays it can be replaced by ...

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Sautéed cauliflower with herbs

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Cauliflower is amongst the healthy vegetables that we should eat… often! This recipe is tasty, not fatty and quick to cook, unlike the classic cauliflower cheese. Served hot or warm, it is a good side dish. And you can use the herbs you like best, if those mentioned in the recipe ...

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Rice with Green Broad Beans (also known as Fava Beans)

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This recipe is from Lebanon. It can be prepared also with minced meat but I prefer the vegetarian version which I cook during our meat free days. It is delicious with a side serving of yogurt and/or green salad. You can use any type of rice but the white short grain one would ...

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Shakshuka (Chakchouka)

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This recipe is Tunisian but also popular all over North Africa. You can prepare it with any colour of bell peppers (green, yellow, red). I used the 3 colours. My recipe does not contain eggs but you can add them after the peppers have been cooked, by breaking eggs over the ragout (poaching) ...

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