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Recipes From Cuisine: Lebanese

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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Stuffed Baby Aubergines (Sheikh El Mehchi)

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This is another tasty recipe from Lebanon. The eggplants or aubergines are stuffed with lamb mince, pine nuts and baked in the oven with a rich tomato sauce. The best accompaniment is rice cooked with a handful of vermicelli that has been first fried in oil or butter until golden ...

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Green Beans and Lamb Ragout (Yakhnet Loubieh)

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In the Lebanese cuisine, you can add almost any vegetable to some meat (beef or lamb) and cook a tasty ragout. These stews are usually made with tomato sauce, onions, garlic and seasoned mainly with these spices: allspice, cinnamon and pepper. The vegetables that can be used with the tomato ...

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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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Shawarma (Marinated Lamb, Beef or Chicken Slices)

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Shawarma is a Levantine meat preparation where slices of lamb, beef or chicken are marinated in vinegar and spices then stacked on a vertical spit. As the spit rotates, the meat is roasted on all sides. When ready, the meat is shaved off with a knife and served on a ...

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Loubié Bizeit ( Flat Beans in Tomato Sauce)

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This dish must be made with the flat and stringless beans known as Helda or Romano beans. They are flavoursome and are great cooked with tomato sauce (our recipe) or just cooked in water then seasoned with garlic, lemon and olive oil (served as a warm salad). Before cooking them, ...

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Hommos (purée of chickpeas with tahini)

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Hommos is part of the Lebanese mezze and has become, in the recent years, one of the most known side dishes abroad. You can buy it ready made in most supermarkets in Europe but the home made one, made from scratch, will taste best! For this, I always use the ...

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Lemon and Garlic Chicken Steak

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This recipe has been inspired by an existing Lebanese chicken recipe that uses lemon and garlic. I use skinless and boneless thighs but you can do it also with flattened chicken breasts.

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