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Recipe Type: Vegetarian

Ladies’ Fingers or Okra in Tomato Sauce – Bemieh Bil Zeit

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This vegetable is also known as Gombo in West Africa. It has many health benefits such as vitamins A and C and is also a good source of magnesium. It’s a common ingredient in some creole and Cajun dishes. It’s not liked by everyone because of the “slime” that generates ...

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Spinach, Cheese & Puff Pastry Tart

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It’s a classic combination of fresh or frozen spinach, white cheese (Feta, Akkawi, Nabulsi…) and hard cheese such as gruyère or cheddar. I used the Akkawi and the cheddar cheese. It’s easy to make with ready made puff pastry and it’s ideal for brunch, lunch or light dinner. The best ...

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Smashed Potatoes, My Way

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You will love these potatoes. They are crispy, garlicky, buttery, peppery and damn delicious! And they are perfect to accompany any main dish. The addition of shredded mushrooms will add more umami and crisp to this dish.

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Salad of mashed potatoes – Batata Mutabbaleh

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This is another Lebanese recipe, unusual in its form but so tasty and simple to make. When I first prepared this dish for my British husband, he was surprised that it had to be eaten cold or at room temperature and not pipping hot😊! It is served as a side ...

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Pilaf of Bulgur and Vegetables (Bulgur Abour)

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The Armenian name of this dish is Bulgur Abour. Bulgur is wheat which is boiled then dried and cracked. Therefore, when soaked, the bulgur does not need to be cooked to be soft. One cup of dry bulgur makes about 2 cups of soaked or cooked bulgur. For this pilaf ...

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Grilled, baked, fried vegetables

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Spinach, fried garlic and onions (recipe herein) Grilled peppers with garlic & olive oil (recipe herein) Broccoli fried with breadcrumbs (recipe herein) Baked carrots with dates (recipe herein) Vegetables skewers with pesto Grilled vegetables with a hint of olive oil, salt and pepper Baked cauliflower, chickpeas, garlic powder, hot smoked ...

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Spaghetti with a « Cheese, Mushrooms, Cherry Tomatoes & Pesto » salsa

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It was a day when I could not decide what to cook that I concocted this sauce. Most of The ingredients chosen had to be used before the “best before” date. And pasta, more precisely spaghetti, is my preferred dish when I am not in the mood of cooking. The sauce ...

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Rainbow Rice Salad

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Whenever I have leftover rice I love to use it to prepare this « rainbow named » salad which is nutritious, delicious and most of all zesty. I recommend to keep it in the fridge for 1 or 2 hours before serving it. There are no accurate measures of ingredients for this ...

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Spinach with Fried Garlic and Caramelised Onions

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We already know that spinach is packed with vitamins and minerals which are essential To a healthy diet. It is a versatile vegetable as it can be eaten raw or cooked and is available fresh or frozen. The recipe herein is Inspired from a Lebanese recipe which includes green chicory ...

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Pesto, Avocado & Pasta

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I have been foraging lately for the first shoots of wild garlic and made a delicious pesto Which I used in this recipe. « How to make pesto » is posted on this website but of course you can use any store bought pesto. My husband loved this new inspired sauce that ...

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