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Tasty and easy to make. Serve with oven fries and garlic puree
healthy vegan soup that fills you up and tastes excellent the next day. Add cumin for an extra zip
This dressing is tasty and natural without high fructose corn syrup or chemicals
Great for cold days and to clean out the fridge!!
I exchanged peanut butter for the margarine and substituted whole wheat flour in this standard recipe. Not bad!
Like a cobbler, but more like a pudding cake, I lightened it up with egg substitute and nonfat milk. Nutrition info is for apricots. I like that it doesn't use up bowls and can be used for many different kinds of fruit.
A filling soup low enough in calories you can indulge in 2 servings!
Mediterranean vegetarian dish that is satisfying, easy to make, and delicious. Eat warm or room temp with pita bread and fattoush (Lebanese salad)
Lebanese dish that is interesting and delicious and good for you!
Easy to fix--oil could be left out for less fat. Delicious way to make salmon and get those good omega-3s
Vegetarian middle eastern dish easy to make and very nutritious. Usually served with Fattoush (Lebanese Salad)
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.
This dish means "upside down" in Arabic, since the ingredients are layered in the pot and turned upside down onto a plate when done
Interesting and light salad tastes great mixed with rice dishes
a typical Lebanese stew with garlic and Cilantro
Delicious and easy to make. Add potatoes to the roasting pan for a full meal
Another Lebanese style chicken dish with loads of garlic and lemon juice
Lebanese-style noodle soup, good for a light appetizer or with a salad or sandwich for lunch
Easy to make and great for picnics
A simple lebanese style fish dinner. Regular fish or leftover fried fish can be used instead of the fish sticks.
Lebanese Meatball dish served with rice
Practically a complete meal in itself. Serve with cucumber-yogurt salad to complete the meal
Another Lebanese Stew--Cilantro and garlic give it a distinctive flavor
Garlic and cilantro give this a unique Mediterranean flavor
A different, lighter taste of cabbage rolls with lemon, garlic and mint
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.
Lebanese type spices give this casserole a distintive flavor
like meatloaf with middle eastern spices, tomato sauce and potatoes, easy to make and very flavorful
to be served with Shrimp in Garlic Sauce
low in calories big on taste. Eat with linguine.
easy, healthy and satifsying, this vegan dish can be eaten hot or cold with pita bread.
Low in fat and only 90 cals per cookie
Vegetarian Curry dish with eggs
My daughter's version of layered bean dip
Decreasing the ground beef and adding another can of beans puts less fat and more fiber into my mom's original easy recipe
I got this recipe from my mom. This fudge is melt-in-your-mouth delicious. One or two pieces only, though!!!!
Literally means "drunk chicken", cooked with Tequila but since our family doesn't use alcohol, I substitute chicken broth instead.
light and easy to make, very different flavor
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.
Great appetizer for Ramadan
Lebanese dish with chickpeas and chicken and a form of pasta called "Magrabieh".
Biscuits with thyme mix on top, these are great for breakfast with labne or cream cheese and tomatoes
a Lebanese meat dish, much easier than the traditional Kibbi balls, this dish is like meatloaf, but with a middle eastern flavor
A typical Lebanese stew to be served with rice
I adapted this from a recipe on the noodle package to make it easier and cheaper
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|Lebanese Cooking with an American Accent
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!!