Middle Eastern and African recipes

African-inspired squash and peanut soup

Barley, artichoke, sun-dried tomato and feta salad with zahtar dressing

Bouktouf, Algerian vegetable soup

Braised fish, Tunisian style

Braised Tunisian-style white fish

Bulgur with cheese and eggplant

Chicken salad with walnuts, celery, and pomegranate-harissa yogurt sauce

Chicken shish kabobs

Chickpea falafel

Chickpea gremolata with green olives, pine nuts and raisins

Chickpea, quinoa and spinach salad with preserved lemon vinaigrette

Couscous with broccoli, peas, mushrooms, and tomato

Couscous salad with herbs

Doro wot (Ethiopian chicken in red pepper sauce)

Garlic chicken on skewers

Grilled green beans with spicy peanut-harissa sauce

Grilled lamb with lemon, garlic, allspice and cinnamon

Lamb tagine with garlic, honey and raisins

Latkes (potato pancakes)

Lentil and caramelized onion soup with dark leafy greens

Lentils with spinach and preserved lemon

Mediterranean couscous, tomato, cucumber and feta salad

Moroccan beef stew/tagine with apricots and onions

Moroccan cucumber salad with herbs and olives


North African harissa turkey and butternut squash stew

North African harissa turkey meatballs

Rice pilaf

Roasted asparagus hummus

Roasted chickpea salad with creamy tahini dressing

Roasted chickpeas with garlic, cumin and paprika

Roasted chickpeas with raisins, parsley and mint

Roasted red pepper and garlic hummus crostini

Sfuf (Middle Eastern yellow cake with pine nuts)

Shakshuka (eggs in fiery tomato sauce)

Shish taouk (garlic chicken on skewers)

Slow cooker kasha with caramelized onions and mushrooms

Slow cooker Middle Eastern garlic chicken

Slow cooker North African beef and rutabaga stew

Slow cooker pomegranate chicken salad

Slow cooker vegan squash or pumpkin stew with chickpeas and carrots

Slow roasted or sun-dried tomato and basil hummus

Spicy vegan zucchini and tomato stew with garlic and mint

Sweet couscous for a crowd

Tagine of lamb with apricots

Tabbouleh (bulgur wheat and parsley salad)

Vegetarian couscous with dried fruit

West African chicken mafé (chicken stew in peanut sauce)

West African vegetable stew in peanut sauce

Whole wheat orzo with cucumber, mint, feta, olives, and zahtar vinaigrette