5 Fabulous Vegetarian Middle Eastern Recipes

There are so many fantastic vegan and vegetarian middle eastern recipes found around the Mediterranean Sea. These are mostly traditional recipes using beans, grains, an abundance of vegetables, and of course- spices, in such a flavorful and healthy way. Delicious, nutritious and frugal dishes.

Here is a collection of my favorite vegetarian Middle Eastern recipes. I hope you will find and add some favorite recipes to your kitchen as well!

I have tried to use simple ingredients that can be found almost everywhere since I know it can be really frustrating not being able to find a certain spice, vegetable, or condiment. But if you have access to a Middle Eastern market near you- make sure to go and explore!


Hummus- Chickpea Dip

Hummus is a simple recipe, and apart from the overnight soaking and boiling, a super quick recipe to make. Eat it with pita crisps or raw vegetable cruditées for a healthy snack. Here you will learn how to make hummus from scratch. How to Make Hummus


Tabbouleh Salad

Tabbouleh salad is a crisp, fresh, lemony salad made from mainly parsley and green onions. Add lots of lemons, olive oil, spices, and some cracked bulgur wheat for a vitamin-rich treat. Tabbouleh Salad


Pita Crisps

Make your own Pita crisps for a quick and healthy snack, and to use them to scoop up delicious dips like the hummus above! Pita Crisps


Falafel Recipe

Falafel is the fast food of the Middle East. But this is fast food that is actually good for you! And so yummy!! Learn how to make real falafel from scratch, it is easy actually! Stuff the little patties in pieces of pita bread and fill them with crunchy veggies and munch away! Falafel Recipe


Cous Cous with Roasted Vegetables

Couscous with roasted vegetables is a North African-inspired recipe that is quick and simple to make and a dish full of flavor and color. Roasted Vegetable Couscous

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