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35 Middle Eastern Inspired Recipes to Try

Middle Eastern cuisine is HOT right now and on track to be one of the biggest food trends of 2018. Think beyond the plain and simple hummus and falafel, and try out the trend in your kitchen with one of these healthy and delicious 35 Middle Eastern inspired recipes!Middle Eastern cuisine is HOT right now and on track to be one of the biggest food trends of 2018. Think beyond the plain and simple hummus and falafel, and try out the trend in your kitchen with one of these healthy and delicious 35 Middle Eastern inspired recipes!

Shakshuka with Harissa via The Foodie DietitianHealthy Crispy Chickpea Greek Salad with Pomegranates & Tzatziki Drizzle via Abbey’s Kitchen

Harissa Roasted Sweet Potatoes via Eat Real Food

Lentil Dip with Tahini & Lemon via Olive Tomato

Middle Eastern Spiced Quinoa Salad with Eggplant and Pomegranate via The Foodie DietitianSmoky Harissa Rapini with Black Bean Pasta via Food Confidence

Harissa Spiced Salmon Burgers via One Hungry Bunny

Turkish Hummus via Foods with Judes

Za’atar Roasted Radishes with Pea Puree, Raisins, and Pine Nuts via Abbey’s KitchenHarissa Roasted Carrots & Chickpeas with Pomegranate, Tahini, & Dukkah via The Grateful Grazer

Spiced Roasted Chickpeas 5 Ways via Amy Gorin Nutrition

Easy Baked Shakshuka with Fennel & Goat Cheese via One Hungry Bunny

Middle Eastern Turkey Meatball Sheet Pan Dinner via How to EatBaked Freekeh & Sunny-Side Up Eggs via Triad to Wellness

Turkish Lentil Soup via Foods with Judes

Hummus with Coriander and Pomegranate via The Mediterranean Dietitian

Charred Eggplant Pita Wraps with Lemon Saffron Tahini Sauce via The Grateful GrazerSummer Shakshuka via Jessica Levinson

Sumac-Spiced Grilled Tofu with Peppers via One Hungry Bunny

Baked Green Falafel with 3 Dipping Sauces via The Joy of EatingSpiced Pomegranate Lemon Lassi via The Spicy RD

Moroccan Lentil Soup via Nutrition A La Natalie

Lemony Garlic Dressing with Cardamom via Chef Catherine Brown

Grilled Eggplant with Pecan Pesto via The Foodie DietitianPomegranate-Glazed Tempeh Kebab Bowls via The Grateful Grazer

Spicy Harissa Hummus via Food Confidence

Vegetarian Pomegranate Walnut Stew via Bite of Health Nutrition

Turmeric Chickpea Salad Avocado Boats via The Foodie DietitianRoasted Eggplant with Tahini and Za’atar via Erica Julson

Eggplant Yogurt Salad with Pita Chips (Fatteh) via The Delicious Crescent

Za’atar Honey Roasted Carrots with Creamy Hummus Sauce via Abbey’s KitchenPomegranate Hummus via Toby Amidor Nutrition

Pickled Moroccan Spiced Carrots via Chef Catherine Brown

Cardamom Chickpea Cookies (Nan-E Nokhodchi) via The Delicious Crescent

Za’atar Crispy Chickpea and Leek Salad via Fork in the Road

Tell me, have you tried this trend at home? What’s your favorite Middle Eastern dish?

For more kitchen inspo’ check out a few of my favorite recipe round-ups below!

40 Best Vegetarian Comfort Food Recipes

30 Best One-Pot Meals

25 Creative Ways to Use Leftovers

I’m a nutrition coach and yoga teacher helping people to learn to love food again. I love cooking, taking pictures of my food and traveling around the world. Follow my blog for delicious, seasonal vegetarian recipes and simple strategies to bring more yoga and mindfulness into your life. And check out my e-book to learn how to improve your health through nutrition and yoga. Show me what deliciousness you make! Tag me @karalydonRD on Instagram.

Comments

  1. Yum!! I pinned this for recipe inspiration while meal planning. I LOVE Middle Eastern flavor combos 🙂

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