Middle eastern Soup and Stew Recipes
Tomato Lentil Soup
A hearty tomato lentil soup that is simple to make and bursting with flavor.
The chickpea is practically a staple in Middle Eastern cooking. It most commonly used in hummus, a popular Middle Eastern dip, and falafel, where it is ground and shaped into balls. Chickpeas can also be used in salads, or by themselves as a snack. Another great use for chickpeas is to put them in a soup, as in this fabulous chickpea soup that is common to many countries in the Middle East. This …
Lamb Fesenjan - Lamb with Pomegranate Walnut Sauce
Lamb fesenjan is a Persian favorite. Tender lamb cubes surrounded by a pomegranate sauce with walnuts make this recipe unique and delicious.
Middle Eastern Vegetable Soup
Who doesn't like vegetable soup? This vegetarian friendly Middle Eastern vegetable soup will keep your tastebuds hopping and your insides warm on those chilly days.
Chorba is like a minestrone. It is a tomato based soup with lentils and veggies. It hails from Morocco, so expect a burst a flavor with blends of spices. Chorba is a popular Ramadan food.
Bamia - Meat and Okra Stew in Tomato Sauce
Bamia a stew with lamb or beef cubes and okra in a tomato sauce base. This recipe for bamia is very simple. You can make it vegetarian by omitting the meat.
Fasulia - Green Bean and Meat Stew
Fasulia is a green bean and meat stew. Lamb or beef stewmeat is used with a tomato stew base. The spices make this a delicious stew, especially on cold days.
Recipe for fool nabed, a fava bean soup from Egypt.