Middle Eastern Recipes

Recipes from Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and other Middle Eastern cuisines by Sheffield Spice & Tea Co.

Za’atar Smashed Potatoes

Za’atar Smashed Potatoes Za’atar Smashed Potatoes are a simple, yet delicious twist on oven roasted potatoes. We are always accused of using so many of our spice and herb blends on potato dishes, and it’s true. Potatoes are a versatile accompaniment to many dishes and many cuisines, which is why we try our many blends […]

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Za’atar Chicken

Za’atar Chicken Za’atar Chicken is being found on many menus just as Za’atar is being “discovered” as a “new” herb blend and finding its way into many cuisines outside the Middle East. The many spices and herbs found in this wonderful blend go well with a variety of vegetables, meats and other dishes. Thyme is […]

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Hummus

Hummus

Hummus Hummus, or hummous, is a standard appetizer in Middle Eastern restaurants. You’ll also find it on other Mediterranean menus. We’re used to eating it in Lebanese and other Middle Eastern restaurants in Michigan, where most places make it plain, like this recipe. You’ll also find it as a side with entrees such as Shish […]

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Basmati Rice Pilaf

Basmati Rice Pilaf Basmati Rice Pilaf is a twist on traditional rice pilaf, since it is made with Basmati rice, mint, other fragrant spices and a touch of saffron. The spices and Basmati rice are all part of the Mediterranean and Indian/Pakistani cuisines where versions of rice pilaf is found. The additional spices create almost […]

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Aleppo Pepper Chicken Kebabs

Aleppo Pepper Chicken Kebabs Aleppo Pepper Chicken Kebabs are an excellent way to explore the flavors of the Middle East where you marinate your chicken, beef or tofu in yogurt and spices. Marinating in yogurt helps to make the meats tender and moist due to the lactic acid in the yogurt. The Aleppo Chile Pepper […]

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Orzo, Oregano, Goat Cheese & Garbanzo Beans

Orzo, Oregano, Goat Cheese & Garbanzo Beans Servings: 4 This Orzo, Oregano, Goat Cheese & Garbanzo Beans is a great Summer salad. It is made to serve warm or at room temperature, but we have seen variations of this recipe served cold, especially when it is hot outside. If you are not a fan of […]

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Herbed Za’atar Bread

Herbed Za’atar Bread Herbed Za’atar Bread is a personal favorite and classic Middle Eastern bread.  We blended our Lebanese Za’atar so that it would go with this recipe. Ingredients: 1 recipe Basic Pita Bread prepared through step 2 3/4 cup Lebanese Za’atar 3/4 cup olive oil Directions: 1. Shape the dough into an even rectangle […]

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