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Tzatziki (Cucumber Yogurt Sauce)

This tzatziki recipe is creamy, delicious, and versatile – it can be used in all sorts of ways as a topping or a dip. Tzatziki is a yogurt cucumber sauce found in several Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries. Versions of it existed as early as the Ottoman Empire – their yogurt sauce included walnuts (which …

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Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

This creamy chicken curry with coconut milk is a lush dinner recipe. Served with rice or naan it’s total comfort food. It takes a few minutes to simmer, but it’s totally worth it – the chicken becomes incredibly tender and the sauce reduces to creamy deliciousness. Chicken Curry Ingredients To make this one-pot recipe, you’ll …

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Chopped Middle Eastern Salad

This Middle Eastern salad is a cinch to make and full of fresh ingredients. It’s a combination of cucumbers, tomatoes, fruit, and a quick vinaigrette. It’s similar to fattoush salad, in that it has tomatoes and cucumbers as the main ingredients, but it’s quicker + easier to make! This recipe, in Arabic, is called Salata …

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Shakshouka Recipe

This shakshouka recipe is the best! Shakshouka (also called shakshuka and chakchouka) is a Middle Eastern dish of tomatoes, spices, and eggs that are sauteéd and then baked together. Shakshouka originated in North Africa (specifically the Maghrebi region) then became popular in Israeli and Palestinian cuisine. Now it’s enjoyed across the Middle East (and worldwide!). …

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Barramundi with Mango Slaw

This barramundi recipe with mango slaw is a wonderfully flavorful pescetarian meal. Barramundi is a sustainable, Asian sea bass that has a mild, buttery flavor that pairs extremely well with a crunchy, juicy slaw. What is Barramundi? Barramundi is a white fish commonly found in South Asia and Australian waters. It’s used in Australian, Thai, Indian, …

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Mujaddara Recipe

Mujaddara is a delicious, vegan recipe made with lentils, fried onions, and rice. It’s a fantastic Middle Eastern recipe that’s total comfort food. The Levant region of the Middle East (the Eastern Mediterranean countries) has some of the best food in the world, like rice, cucumbers, mint leaves, pomegranate, tons of spices, olives, hummus, etc.  …

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