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Middle Eastern recipes

45 Recipes
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Feast on a range of Middle Eastern-style dishes, such as shakshuka, tagine, kofta and falafel. This vibrant cuisine is packed full of flavour.


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  • Pomegranate chicken with almond couscous

    Pomegranate chicken with almond couscous

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.149 ratings

    Jazz up chicken breasts in this fruity, sweetly spiced sauce with pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds and tagine paste

  • Halloumi & quinoa fattoush served on a plate

    Halloumi & quinoa fattoush

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    With griddled halloumi, toasted pitta pieces, grains, tomatoes, dill and mint, this Middle Eastern-inspired salad makes a speedy and satisfying lunch for four

  • Summer couscous salad

    Summer couscous salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.143 ratings

    Capture the flavours of summer in this simple, hearty couscous salad. With fried halloumi, vine tomatoes and courgettes, it's perfect for an al fresco lunch

  • Shakshuka in a pan


    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.109 ratings

    Make our easy shakshuka for a comforting brunch. Vary this dish by flavouring the simple tomato sauce with whatever you have to hand - curry powder, pesto or fresh herbs

  • Tabbouleh on a plate, topped with salmon

    Tabbouleh salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.19 ratings

    This classic and well-loved Middle-Eastern dish is perfect to serve with fish

  • Quick salmon, preserved lemon & olive pilaf

    Quick salmon, preserved lemon & olive pilaf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Looking for a quick salmon dish rich in omega-3? This wholesome brown rice pilaf is inspired by Middle Eastern flavours and takes a handful of ingredients

  • 5-ingredient falafel served in wrap

    5-ingredient falafel

    A star rating of 2.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    Make falafel with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. To give the falafels a better texture, be sure to use dried chickpeas rather than canned

  • Beef and vegetable stew in pot with ladle and bowls

    Slow cooker lamb tagine

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.29 ratings

    Cook something hearty and exotic for the family when it's cold outside, like our lamb tagine. If you can't get dried cherries, use apricots or prunes instead

  • Bead with sesame seeds

    Simit bread

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Simit breads are sesame bread rings, which look similar to bagels. They are sold on every street corner in Turkey and are popular for breakfast or as a snack

  • Minty lamb flatbreads

    Minty lamb flatbreads

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.18 ratings

    Serve these Turkish-style pizzas for a simple, speedy supper for friends

  • Tarator-style salmon

    Tarator-style salmon

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Salmon fillets are topped with walnuts, parsley, sumac onion and hummus in this Middle Eastern inspired fish dish

  • Chicken with pomegranate & Brazil nuts

    Chicken with pomegranate & Brazil nuts

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Marinate chicken in ginger, lime and pomegranate molasses and serve on slices of grilled aubergine for a mouthwatering main

  • Middle Eastern carrot salad

    Middle Eastern carrot salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    A light and vibrant shredded salad flavoured with orange blossom water, cumin and mint- serve alongside spiced meats

  • Baklava in slices on board


    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.19 ratings

    Our version of syrup-soaked baklava is gently spiced with cinnamon and cardamom, and has a blend of pecans, pistachios and walnuts

  • Spiced cauliflower roast

    Spiced cauliflower roast

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.16 ratings

    Cauliflower is having a renaissance and we couldn't be happier. Roasting creates an incredible nutty flavour that works beautifully with the spices and herbs.

  • Hummus with pita bread on plate


    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.81 ratings

    This creamy, rich hummus is made using just five ingredients and is ready in 10 minutes. Serve with crunchy seasonal veg or warm pitta breads

  • Lebanese poussin with spiced aubergine pilaf

    Lebanese poussin with spiced aubergine pilaf

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    This Middle Eastern-style meal makes a decadent supper for two- serve your young chickens with a spicy and aromatic rice accompaniment

  • Baba ganoush dip with olives and pitta

    Baba ganoush

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.9 ratings

    This deliciously easy smoky aubergine dip is perfect with warm flatbreads or pittas, or serve with other Middle Eastern dishes as part of a mezze

  • Za’atar croissants on a tiled background

    Za’atar croissants

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Za'atar-spiced croissants are a popular street food in Beruit. We've given these savoury pastries a delicious cheddar-and-parmesan filling

  • Labneh, radishes & sumac served on toast

    Labneh, radishes & sumac toast

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Give your toast a twist by topping with radish, sumac and the Middle Eastern soft cheese, labneh. For a sweet treat, swap the radish for fresh figs and drizzle with honey

  • Lamb & apricot meatballs

    Lamb & apricot meatballs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.57 ratings

    No one can resist meatballs, and this recipe is so moreish you might want to make double and freeze for another time

  • Middle Eastern bread & goat’s cheese salad

    Middle Eastern bread & goat’s cheese salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Barney's version of fattoush – a classic Middle Eastern bread salad. Fattoush doesn’t normally contain goat’s cheese, but it turns it into more of a main meal


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