This dish is very easy and even without any seasoning it has a great taste, and it is used as a main dish as well as a side dish
Prep time 15 cook time about one hour Level easy
1 cup lentil
1 cup rice (I prefer basmati but short grain rice is the original)
2 onions sliced
This is the best Macaroni recipe better and healthier then Macaroni and cheese, very easy to make.
Prep time 10 min cook time 15 min Level easy
One Macaroni box or any kinds of pasta , I prefer the regular pasta.
1 cup of Labneh
1 tsp of minced garlic
1 tbsp of vegetable shortening
This dish in America will probably will be in the soup category but in Lebanon it is consider to be a main meal,the base of it is lentil, spinach or Swiss chard and lemon juice it is delicious, healthy and filling in the same time, I promise you are going to love this dish .
Prep time 45 cook time...
Tabouleh is number one Lebanese salad , it is basicaly a Paresly salad very very delicious and healthy .
Prep time 35min cook time 0 min Level easy
2 parsley bunch
2 medium tomato
1 small onion
1 tbsp mint
1 cup of burgle ( crushed wheat)
2 squeezed lemon
1/2 cup olive...
This one of the most popular Lebanese breakfast items. Most people buy it from the bakery, but it is hard to find Lebanese bakery around my area. I tried so many recipes from books and online but I was not satisfied. Finally I called my brother in-law who owns a Manoush bakery in Lebanon and he was very...
This recipe I learned from my grandma. It is a very simple and good way of saving the milk specially when it is close to the expiration day.
1/2 gallon of milk
2 tbsp of plain yogurt (yes, you need at least one tbsp of existing yogurt )
Couple thick blankets.
In a medium...
Beans Fatta or Beans casserole
This is basically pita breads and garbanzo beans casserole , it is very popular in Lebanon some people call it fatta and other call it tisiqyeh .
Prep time 15 min cook time 30min Level easy
2 cups of dry garbanzo beans
2 cups of yogurt
2 tbsp tahini (sesame...
This is the Lebanese basic rice recipe
It is used with so many Lebanese dishes.
2 cups of short grain rice (Egyptian rice will be great)
1/2 cup of small size and broken noodles
4 cups of water
1 tbsp of veg shortening
salt (as desired)
In small pan melt the shortening and...
Prep time 8 min Cook time 15 min Level easy
3 medium eggplants
2 clove of garlic
1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup Tahini (sesame seeds paste)
1/3 cup plain yogurt
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp of olive oil
pickled turnip and cucumber (optional)
Barbecue the eggplants until it is burned...
Basic simple Humus
prep time 10 min cook time 5 min Level very easy
2 cans of garbanzo beans
1/2 cup of Tahini (sesame seeds paste)
2 cloves of garlic
2 tbsp of lemon juice
1/2 tsp of salt or as desired
Parsley and paprika for garnish
Open the cans of...