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Recipes From Cuisine: Lebanese

Cauliflower Florets in Tomato Sauce

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To change from the steamed or boiled cauliflower, You can prepare this very healthy vegetable with tomato sauce. To obtain the right taste, you need to fry the cauliflower florets. The best is to airfry with 1 or 2 tbsp of olive oil. If you don’t have an airfryer then ...

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Butter Beans Salad

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This is my version of this Lebanese style beans salad. Butter Beans (also known as Lima beans) are large, flat and white dried beans. It’s difficult to find fresh butter beans (and hence the use of dried beans). They have a buttery texture and are a good source of fiber, ...

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Roasted Chicken and Potatoes in Lemon & Garlic Sauce

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This Lebanese dish is a perfect family meal liked by adults and children alike. It is hearty, deliciously tangy and so quick to prepare. Some vegetables and/or a mixed salad would be perfect accompaniments. N.B.: I use chicken legs or thighs for this recipe but you can use any other ...

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Butter Beans and Lamb Chops Stew with Vermicelli Rice

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This is one of my preferred Lebanese stews. Butter beans and lamb chops are not a must. You can use instead cannellini, pinto or kidney beans, and any lamb or beef cut. I always make this stew with dry beans that have been soaked in water overnight then cooked on ...

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Beans with Swiss Chard, Coriander and Garlic

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This recipe was given to me by my sister who had it from a friend of hers! It may have a Lebanese origin. I cooked It twice: once with Swiss chard and another time I used Cavolo Nero (Tuscan kale), and both were really good. It is perfect as a ...

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Rice with fried Vermicelli

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Once you taste this Lebanese style rice, you will be addicted to it. The fried vermicelli gives it a great nutty taste and aroma. If the vermicelli you bought is long, break it into smaller pieces before using it.

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Green Peas, Carrots and Lamb Shanks Stew

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This is another Lebanese dish, hearty, easy to cook and full of goodies. it is tastier if cooked with lamb shanks because of the bone but you can use any other lamb cuts or even use beef instead. it is usually served with “Vermicelli” rice. The recipe of this will ...

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Kafta bil Saynieh – Oven Baked Minced Meat Patties and Vegetables

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This is my version of this very popular and hearty Lebanese dish. Usually, it is made with minced meat (lamb or beef), potatoes and tomatoes. But I always favour the addition of more vegetables. The vegetables I usually add do not have a strong flavour. Therefore, it does not spoil ...

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Unbaked Potato Kebbeh – Mashed Potatoes and Burghul (Bulgur)

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Kebbeh is generally made with mince meat and Burghul. The 2 famous Lebanese Kebbeh are: the raw meat Kebbeh and the baked one. But if you want a vegetarian or vegan Kebbeh then follow this recipe. It is also eaten either unbaked or baked! My recipe uses the same ingredients ...

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Fattet Batinjen – Eggplant with Yogurt and Pine Nuts

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This is a classic Lebanese recipe. It is appetizing, distinctive, delicious, healthy and, last but not least, vegetarian. Since it involves frying the eggplants, I would suggest the use of an air fryer. With an air fryer you only coat the eggplants with very little of oil !  And you ...

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