Lebanese Cooking with an American Accent

Lebanese Cooking with an American Accent
(Recipe Collection)

35 Recipes Created by CINDY603

These are recipes I have collected and adapted to be easy to make with easy to find ingredients. My husband is Lebanese and enjoys eating food from "back home" so I try to make it often. Enjoy!!

Recipes in this Collection

Anise Seed Cookies
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Anise Seed Cookies

Dry cookie good for dipping in tea. I thought of it as a middle eastern sweet, but a friend of mine said they remind her of a mexican tea cookie. It makes a lot, so share them or freeze them.Submitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 11.9g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 95.3
11-biryani rice
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11-biryani rice

Very flavorful Saudi Arabian rice dish I use as a main meal. May be eaten with yogurt or cucumber-yogurt salad. Lamb may be used instead of beef.Submitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 24.8g | Fat: 18.8g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 15.3g | Calories: 326.6
12-Chicken noodle Soup
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12-Chicken noodle Soup

Lebanese-style noodle soup, good for a light appetizer or with a salad or sandwich for lunchSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 8.7g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 100.2
10-Dawood Basha Lebanese Meatball dish served with rice
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10-Dawood Basha Lebanese Meatball dish served with rice

Lebanese Meatball dish served with riceSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 8.7g | Fat: 15.4g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 12.7g | Calories: 220.9
Garlic Chicken and Potatoes
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Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

Another Lebanese style chicken dish with loads of garlic and lemon juiceSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 10.4g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 14.2g | Calories: 136.8
2-Green Bean Stew
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2-Green Bean Stew

a typical Lebanese stew with garlic and CilantroSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 20.7g | Calories: 237.7
14-Jihad's Favorite Lentil Soup
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14-Jihad's Favorite Lentil Soup

Great appetizer for RamadanSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 8.5g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 59.4
8-Kibbi on a tray
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8-Kibbi on a tray

a Lebanese meat dish, much easier than the traditional Kibbi balls, this dish is like meatloaf, but with a middle eastern flavorSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 6.9g | Fat: 17.8g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 222
Lebanese meat pies aka
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Lebanese meat pies aka

these lower fat meat "pizzas" are great to take to picnics or on trips or to make for dinner. Keep the family out of the kitchen or you won't have any left for dinner!! The cooking takes a little finesse, but it's worth the effort.Submitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 10.6g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 83.6
7-Lima Bean Stew--
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7-Lima Bean Stew--

A typical Lebanese stew to be served with riceSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 25.3g | Fat: 20.1g | Fiber: 7.7g | Protein: 29.4g | Calories: 400.9
magrabieh
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magrabieh

Lebanese dish with chickpeas and chicken and a form of pasta called "Magrabieh".Submitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 40g | Fat: 7.2g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 17.6g | Calories: 299.8
Maneesh
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Maneesh

Cookbook creator says: biscuits with Zaatar, a mixture of thyme, sesame seeds and God knows what else. You can get it at international storesSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 62
Najla's Curry
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Najla's Curry

Vegetarian Curry dish with eggsSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 8.8g | Calories: 212.3
6-stuffed grape leaves
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6-stuffed grape leaves

Submitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 4.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 40.1
Lebanese dessert
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Lebanese dessert

light and easy to make, very different flavorSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 48.9g | Fat: 12.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 315.4
4-Chicken and Potato Stew
Very Good 4.3/5
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4-Chicken and Potato Stew

Another Lebanese Stew--Cilantro and garlic give it a distinctive flavorSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 15g | Calories: 163.2
1-Kafta--middle eastern meat dish
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1-Kafta--middle eastern meat dish

like meatloaf with middle eastern spices, tomato sauce and potatoes, easy to make and very flavorfulSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 38.2g | Fat: 16g | Fiber: 5.5g | Protein: 18.2g | Calories: 367.7
4-Yellow Mujadarra
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4-Yellow Mujadarra

Vegetarian middle eastern dish easy to make and very nutritious. Usually served with Fattoush (Lebanese Salad)Submitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 164.3
Fattoush--Lebanese Salad
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Fattoush--Lebanese Salad

A tasty salad with toasted breadSubmitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 13.6g | Fat: 9.6g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 140.5
4-Stuffed baby zucchini with yogurt--Kusa bi Laban
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4-Stuffed baby zucchini with yogurt--Kusa bi Laban

Lebanese dish that is interesting and delicious and good for you!Submitted by CINDY603

Carbs: 10.1g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 10.5g | Calories: 152.9
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