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Middle Eastern Vegetarian Recipes

Middle Eastern food is well suited for vegetarians. All of these recipes are meatless, but still contain the rich flavor that only Middle Eastern herbs and spices can offer.

Top 5 Vegetarian Barbecue Recipes
Most of us know that the typical barbecue consists of meat, meat, and more meat. But what if you're a vegetarian? Does that mean that cooking on the grill is not an option? Of course not! Having family and friends over for a cook-out has become somewhat of a tradition over the years, and for those who have chosen not to eat meat can still enjoy a barbecue the same way those who eat meat do. Foll…

Pomegranate, Red Beet, and Blood Orange Salad
This fresh and flavorful salad makes a great starter to any meal. Perfect for vegetarians and those looking to incorporate more fruits and veggies into their diet.

Middle Eastern Vegtarian Foods
A collection of photos of vegetarian Middle Eastern meals and snacks.

Vegetarian Stuffed Grape Leaves
A vegetarian version of the popular dish, stuffed grape leaves.

Koshari - Lentils and Rice with Tomato Sauce
Koshari is considered to be a fast food in the Middle East, especially in Egypt. It is almost like a chili. This koshari recipe is easy and inexpensive to make.

Recipe for tabouleh, a popular Middle Eastern salad containing many vegetables, olive oil and spices. It is a great vegetarian salad that can be eaten as an appetizer, side dish or main course.

Hummus Recipe- Chickpeas with Tahini
Recipe for hummus, a very popular Middle Eastern dip that is used as an appetizer and served with pita bread.

Falafel - Fried Chickpea Balls or Patties
Falafel is a worldwide recognized Middle Eastern food. Learn how to make authentic falafel from this classic recipe.

Fool Nabed
Recipe for fool nabed, a fava bean soup from Egypt.

Broccoli with Tahini
Fresh broccoli served with a tahini sauce makes an excellent appetizer! It is perfect for vegetarians as it does not coantin meat!

Ful Medames - Egyptian Fava Beans
Ful Medames is a common breakfast dish in Egypt. It is served with an egg and pita bread. It makes a very hearty breakfast! Ful Medames is a national dish of Egypt. This recipe is thousand of years old.

Middle Eastern Style Roasted Vegetables
Want to learn how to make roasted vegetables the easy way? Check out this easy recipe that will have your veggies from oven to table in less than an hour.

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