Middle-Eastern recipes

Low Calorie Moroccan Lentil Soup recipe – 176 calories

Low Calorie Moroccan Lentil Soup recipe – 176 calories

This is one of my favorite vegetable soups ever. It is a healthy, protein-rich, delicious and colorful soup that will warm you up on a cold day. The freshly toasted and ground spices really make […]

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Bean and Sesame Seed Spread (Hummus) recipe – 77 calories

Bean and Sesame Seed Spread (Hummus) recipe – 77 calories

If you want to make hummus but can’t find tahini, try this recipe that uses sesame seeds. It has a subtle flavor and a nice, creamy consistency. Bean and Sesame Seed Spread (Hummus) recipe – […]

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Egyptian Spinach Soup recipe – 194 calories

Egyptian Spinach Soup recipe – 194 calories

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Posted: October 29, 2008

Egyptian Spinach Soup recipe – 194 calories Ingredients: 1 lb spinach (well washed, large stems removed) 1/3 cup basmati rice 4 cups chicken stock 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 onion, finely […]

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Moroccan Chickpea Soup recipe – 181 calories

Moroccan Chickpea Soup recipe – 181 calories

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Posted: October 25, 2008

Moroccan Chickpea Soup (Hasa al Hummus) recipe – 181 calories Ingredients: 1 cup dried garbanzo beans (chickpeas), soaked overnight 2 tomatoes, peeled and diced (optional) 8 cups water 8 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups onions, […]

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Black Eyed Peas with Herbs recipe – 135 calories

Black Eyed Peas with Herbs recipe – 135 calories

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Posted: October 19, 2008

Syrian Black Eyed Peas with Herbs recipe – 135 calories Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups black-eyed peas, cleaned and picked through 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 dried hot red chili pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil […]

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Persian Tomato and Cucumber Salad recipe – 68 calories

Persian Tomato and Cucumber Salad recipe – 68 calories

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Posted: September 9, 2008

Persian Tomato and Cucumber Salad recipe – 68 calories Ingredients: 1 large tomato 1 large cucumber 1 large onion parsley 1-2 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice (or to taste) salt, to taste

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Turkish Okra Casserole recipe – 161 calories

Turkish Okra Casserole recipe – 161 calories

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Posted: April 9, 2008

Turkish Okra Casserole recipe – 161 calories Ingredients: 3/4 lb fresh okra or 1 (10 ounce) package frozen okra 3 tomatoes 1 eggplant, about a pound 2 medium green bell peppers 2 medium zucchini 1 […]

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Hummus recipe – 118 calories

Hummus recipe – 118 calories

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Posted: April 7, 2008

Hummus recipe – 118 calories Ingredients: 10 ounces chickpeas, slightly drained 8-12 tablespoons tahini (pureed sesame) 2 large garlic clove 1 tablespoon olive oil 10 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon salt

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Egyptian Fried Liver recipe – 175 calories

Egyptian Fried Liver recipe – 175 calories

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Posted: March 4, 2008

Egyptian Fried Liver recipe – 175 calories Ingredients: 1/2 kg thinly sliced beef liver 1/2 cup cooking oil 1/2 lemon 1 pinch salt Egyptian condiment 4 garlic cloves 2 chili peppers 1 tablespoon cumin 1 […]

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